Category Archives: How To

Getting Started with Linux Mint

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 4:23 pm

In terms of operating systems the most common ones are Windows, macOS and Linux. Out of the three, Linux is most synonymous with “free”. Linux Mint is a Linux-based operating system and considered by many to be the most friendly. This blog post will go through Linux Mint and recommendations on setting it up.

Getting Started with Tor Browser

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 8:34 pm

Tor Browser routes your browsing traffic through multiple anonymous servers, protecting your physical location and (most of your) browsing activities. This blog post will go through Tor Browser and some best practices.

Canadian Couch Potato Investing with Questrade

Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 4:52 pm

Five years ago I started investing using the Canadian Couch Potato index fund strategy with TD using their e-Series funds. Last week I initiated the transfer of my funds from TD to Questrade and this post will revolve around the pros/cons of TD vs Questrade and the process on how to move to Questrade.

Firefox Container Tabs

Monday, April 2, 2018 @ 4:28 pm

What I’d consider to be Firefox’s killer feature is its Container Tabs: allowing you to “contain” websites, and associated cookies, into various containers.  It even colour-codes the tabs with a subtle bottom line to provide you the tab’s context.