Buying A Computer With Linux Preinstalled

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Linux is a great operating system. But realistically, not everyone wants to install it from a DVD or ISO file. During installation, there’s often hardware capability problem that are difficult to resolve. Instead, you might consider buying a computer Linux installed on it, ready to go.

An Update On My Quest Not To Be Tracked

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I thought I’d publish an update on my quest to create a computer set-up that eliminates tracking companies from my world. Basically, this infographic explains why (it’s a large graphic  — you may have to zoom in). So far I’ve really only eliminated the following: Google, Facebook and various other data collection companies. I’ve made my web browsing relatively free …

How To Control Your Data Online

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We’ve become accustomed to online companies hosting our data, but this practice is actually highly inefficient. This page explains the situation pretty simply. My advice is to use “unhosted” online services that support personal data control, or “zero-knowledge” services that encrypt your data before it leaves your computer. I’ve created a list of suitable services at the end of this …