Category Archives: computers

Busted, Again

I made an update to my post about mysterious traffic. The problem is most likely something inherent in Linux when running on that laptop. I cannot possibly account for what that might be, but the Linux OS is doing something … Continue reading

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Mysterious Network Traffic

So I restored Linux to my laptop. I tried out Xubuntu and OpenSUSE again before I settled on Linux Mint 19.3. There were some gotchas on Mint, too, but I think I’ve gotten past them. One of the things that … Continue reading

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Current News Review 10

I can’t point to any articles for this one; the issue is too subtle for that. Then again, maybe you’ve already seen it for yourself. I’ve often said that Biblical Law supports decentralization. More to the point, God blesses efforts … Continue reading

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Browser Review 2019

The field has changed a good bit over the past year or two on web browsers. Google Chrome is easily the worst in terms of privacy and propaganda manipulation, but dominates the market. Recently the developers have been cutting out … Continue reading

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Testing WLS versus Cygwin

For my personal use, I can’t justify running Windows Linux Subsystem (WLS). Yes, it’s nice to have an instance of Ubuntu’s CLI running on my system, but it’s hard to justify if you don’t need the heavier services that Linux … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Mail Failing

Over the years I’ve gotten pretty good at moving my configuration files to new computers, or newly installed OSes. My system worked for the past 15 years or so. This year, one major element began to fail: Thunderbird, Mozilla’s mail … Continue reading

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Threat: Web Assembly Language

This is not for the faint of heart, but you should at least be aware that Big Tech has foisted upon us yet one more way they can seize control of our computers at their whims. We’ve already seen how … Continue reading

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