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New user to the Linux and open source world? No worries, we have prepared a series of step-by-step explanatory articles that you can read to understand everything you need to know.

Are you a Linux user wishing to enhance your knowledge about privacy and security? Come read this series of detailed articles about these topics and see what practices you can apply.

Latest Posts

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  • Easily Split PDFs to Smaller Chunks With Linux Command Line

    Easily Split PDFs to Smaller Chunks With Linux Command Line

    The Linux command line is quite magical in that it can do wonders in few lines of writing. Work which used to take hundreds of hours can be done easily using a one-line command or a Bash shell script. We would like to deal with PDFs today; As they are the default format for sharing […]

  • Microsoft is Planning to Run Linux Programs on Windows

    Microsoft is Planning to Run Linux Programs on Windows

    You may have heard about a software named “Wine”, which is a program designed to run Windows applications & games on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. Wine is quite marvelous because it helps Linux users run their Windows programs which they couldn’t find good alternatives to on Linux. It has been there for more […]

  • Fair Code vs Open Source, Which Wins The Future?

    Fair Code vs Open Source, Which Wins The Future?

    Fair code is a new software development model which aims to replace the long-ruling open source model. Fair code authors argue that open source software lack a critical point in terms of commercial usage of the software, and hence, introduced their initiative to fix it. What is Fair Code? When developers release their software as […]

  • The 5 Best Linux VPN Providers

    The 5 Best Linux VPN Providers

    VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a communication tunnel between your devices and remote connection servers to bypass your local ISP censorship and local network monitoring. The working concept is that you redirect all your Internet traffic via these tunnels to access the Internet rather than directly using your ISP, and in this way, ISPs ability […]

  • Linux Encryption to Harden Your Data Security

    Linux Encryption to Harden Your Data Security

    Encryption is one of the most amazing technologies to secure data. It prevents any 3rd-party from accessing it without having the key that unlocks the encrypted data, and hence everybody can secure their files simply via encrypting it with good methods. Encryption is used everywhere; in HTTPS protocol to transfer secure data between your browser […]

  • 7 Important Privacy-Preserving Extensions for Chromium-Based Browsers

    7 Important Privacy-Preserving Extensions for Chromium-Based Browsers

    According to StatCounter, 70% of all desktop users worldwide use Google Chrome as their default Internet browser. A sad fact, as Chrome is a proprietary web browser that does not respect the user privacy by default. Chromium however, is %100 open source and licensed under the BSD license. Chrome extensions do work on Chromium. Still, […]

  • Break Free from Google’s Tracking With Ungoogled-Chromium

    Break Free from Google’s Tracking With Ungoogled-Chromium

    For those who don’t know, Google Chrome is built on the top of the Google Chromium browser, which is an open source browser released under BSD license having almost the same features as in Google Chrome. Google’s approach is to add new features and tests to Chromium gradually before they land in the closed-source Google […]

  • Secure Your Online Accounts With 2FA And Open Source

    Secure Your Online Accounts With 2FA And Open Source

    Two-Factor Authentication or Multiple Factor Authentication, is the process of using two or more ways of proving identity to online services rather than just using the password alone (password = 1 factor, password + mobile code = 2 factors… And so on). It is a security measure designed to prevent attackers from gaining access to […]

  • 7 Privacy-Preserving Addons for Firefox You Should Have

    7 Privacy-Preserving Addons for Firefox You Should Have

    Firefox is such a great web browser to save privacy by default; It blocks trackers, 3rd-party cookies, fingerprint trackers and cryptomining scripts by default. But even with this, the browser is still in need of few extra addons to enhance users’ privacy. We’ll show them for you in less than 2 minutes to get you […]