Distro Wars: Arch vs. Gentoo

While this isn’t “dark web” related, per se, it was Tor that sparked my interest in Linux in the first place. On MadIRC, where the majority of the people in the chat use Linux, we often get into comical discussions about which Linux distro is the best. It’s almost like guys showing off their muscle […]

Not Crashing Your System is Good!

I’ve upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (which is what I was attempting to do when I crashed my system before), and it actually works now! What a concept! Now, to just get everything working the way it was before. Initially, I was having issues with my mouse. For instance, if I wanted to save […]

Linux Drama is Over! (For Now.)

I’m happy to report that my “Linux drama” has ended (for the moment). See? Unfortunately, this required me doing a factory reset of my machine, so I lost all my data – yeah, tease me all you want. That’s why you do backups, right? Fortunately, nothing I had was irreplaceable, with the exception of a […]

Have I Been Pwned? (Maybe.)

Has all my talk about the dark web and malware come back to bite me in the ass? Maybe… One of my readers sent me a message and informed me that according to the site Quttera, I had malware on this very blog. For all my talk about being safe and blah blah blah, it is […]

Creating a Hidden Network?

One of my readers, with whom I’ve been corresponding on and off, wrote to me with an idea about creating a hidden network from scratch. It may have been inspired by one of my earlier posts, The “Shadow Web” Cited Me? Awesome! In this post, I speculated about how you could create your own “shadow […]