More Ways to Earn Bitcoin in 2019 (Sometimes)

Several people have asked on Twitter or in comments asking how to earn bitcoin. As with “normal” money, there’s no simple way that works 100% of the time, but I know of several methods; some take much longer than others and don’t necessarily deliver on their promises.

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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 Write.as

I mentioned this briefly before, but I started an alternate blog on Write.as: 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 WebsitesHate.me 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 […]

Tor Browser vs. Tor Network

In browsing certain subreddits and other groups recently, it’s come to my attention that there’s still a lot of misinformation floating around about Tor (and the “dark web” in general). For that reason, I checked Tor’s website and noticed that they had done a nice front end update! Well done, folks. Anyhow, let’s start with […]