Category: Tutorial

Network Wide Ad Blocker (Pi-hole)

  Ads… whether they are necessary/good or pure evil is outside the scope of this article. One thing that can be said though is that ads are definitely a vector for malware to enter your computer. A quick search brings up these articles: Article 1, Article 2, Article 3 There was even a Defcon talk…


Easy privacy guide for surfing the web

Let me start out by saying this guide is going to be different than most others. A lot of guide pretty much just suggest browse in incognito and use some shitty VPN they get a referral link to. I will be explaining the same set up I use to “securely” browse the web. *Note, there…


Essential tools for gaming on Linux

Here’s a basic tutorial for those who wish to start gaming on Linux. You can use Steam, configure Wine or install PlayonLinux.  The Steam platform is the easiest but the number of game compatible with Linux is somewhat limited. If you use Wine (which is found on most Linux distribution), you can install a PC…


How to create you own open Suse Linux OS

I discovered a great way to customize my very own Linux distribution very easily. While building a Linux distro from scratch is possible, it’s a lot of work. But when you download a ready made Linux distro, it often comes with non essential software that you’ll likely never use. The SUSE studio website offers the…


Ubuntu MATE 15.10 review

  This is my review of Ubuntu MATE 15.10. To begin with, it’s a very solid distribution. I believe beginners would feel at ease with this OS. In December 2015, the software center was removed from the ISO file because of complaints it had not been maintained and updated. But there are other options to…


GUFW firewall for Ubuntu

When installing Ubuntu on your computer, the firewall is present but disabled. Here’s a little tutorial on how to install and configure the strongest firewall available for Linux. Most Ubuntu users do not need a firewall since by default Ubuntu does not open ports that can introduce security issues. This writer strongly suggests to install…


How to choose the perfect Linux distro

Yours truly has been a Linux user for the past 20 years. Sometimes, people ask me what Linux distribution they should use as beginners. Well, this is a question that is sometimes hard to answer because there are many factors to consider.  There are more than 600 different Linux distributions out there, so choosing might…


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