Category Archives: Techie

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.

Downloading Your Google Data with Google Takeout

Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 10:42 am

Using Google Takeout, you are able to download your data from various Google products such as Gmail, Chrome, YouTube, Calendar, Photos, etc. This is useful for a number of reasons such as having an offline backup, migrating to another service, or doing some spring-cleaning.

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.