Creating a New Linux Distro?

I recently joined this Linux group and have been meeting some new people. One of the people that I’ve been talking to said that he’d like to create his own Linux distro, but clearly that’s a challenging prospect if you haven’t done it before (heck, I haven’t, or at least not yet). What I suggested […]

So I Deleted My Antivirus…

Having switched to Linux from Windows, I was accustomed to the idea of “needing” an antivirus program. Early on when I made the transition to Linux, the idea of not getting viruses seemed foreign. Therefore, up until recently, I was using ClamAV for one of those “just in case” scenarios. Thus far, every time I […]

How to Access Freenet (The Basics)

Doing that post on I2P inspired me – I think that I should do basic tutorials for all of the major “darknets” (and even perhaps some of the less known ones). In fact, based on some of the search terms I could see, people are wanting to know more about Freenet, so…ok then! That being […]

Alternate Blog on

I mentioned this briefly before, but I started an alternate blog on secretsofthedark for more “tech review” related subjects. (I haven’t abandoned this blog, however.) Part of the reason for the second blog is because people (on IRC, that is) kept giving me flack about using WordPress! This article on called The biggest […]

How to Access I2P (The Basics)

I’ve noticed that some of the technical topics I’ve discussed in the past still aren’t all that well understood. That being said, I’ve mentioned I2P on several posts; it can be one of the more challenging anonymity networks to use, especially if you aren’t familiar with the topic. Part of the reason that I think […]