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  1. MatsuShimizu

    DNS over HTTPS - If I can't understand what it is please tell me if it should be on

    This video demonstrates on how it is done:
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    Chances are good, you *maybe* heard it here first!

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/10/ubuntu-22-04-codename-jammy-jellyfish From OMG Ubuntu: Jammy is an interesting adjective. Broadly speaking it means to be filled with jam (what American’s call jelly) or something that has the consistency of jam. But the word ‘jammy’ is also used informally...
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    Covid Corner

    Signs of depression and how to cope From CNBC [1]: According to the American Psychological Association, depression is typically characterized by a combination of: - a lack of interest and pleasure in daily activities - sleep issues - low energy - an inability to concentrate - feelings of...
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    Firefox now shows ads as sponsored address bar suggestions.

    Agreed. While Mozilla made weird decisions lately, FF is still open-source and it can be hardened. Then, you can also use tools like Wireshark to monitor outgoing connections in case you are suspicious. Restore Privacy, PrivacyTools.io, PrivacyGuides.org are recommending still it. So, I'm...
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    Leaked Documents Expose Facebook - Coldfusion, The Guardian

    Video sources are from The Guardian, Privacy Affairs and more. For full list of sources, check out the video description on Youtube. One of the sources is this news: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/oct/05/facebook-harms-children-damaging-democracy-claims-whistleblower From The...
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    Covid Corner

    View the full chart from Reuters here. From Reuters [1]: An experimental antiviral pill developed by Merck & Co (MRK.N) could halve the chances of dying or being hospitalized for those most at risk of contracting severe COVID-19, according to data that experts hailed as a potential...
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    Firefox now shows ads as sponsored address bar suggestions.

    Just use whatever browser that you hate the least. Brave browser: They make money from Brave rewards. Vivaldi: Not 100% open-source. Other Chromium forks like Iridium browser are rarely being updated. Some of them are not open-source. Firefox: This one and the snap issue.
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    How many people use linux.org on mobile?

    Agreed. What I don't like about mobile browsing: It's hard to type, copy, paste, edit, add a paragraph, and grab any link. The tab function is not as easy as in PC. Therefore, it is hard to browse different websites at one time. It's hard to type a password with various special characters and...
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    Chrome 94’s new feature to monitor users. Switch to Firefox - ITSFoss

    https://www.itsfoss.net/switch-to-firefox-from-chrome/ The new Google Chrome 94 launches what is known as the ” Idle Detection API “, or inactivity detection API . This API is able to detect developers when a user is inactive in the browser, indicating, for example, the lack of interaction with...
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    How do u make arch linux work ?

    I just discovered this tool recently. Calam Arch. https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/arch-linux-calam-arch/ From the link: If you love Arch Linux and want to use it, but don’t have the time to configure everything by hand, you may want to check out the Calam Arch installer. It is an...
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    In-depth tutorial: How to set up 2FA TOTP with KeepassXC, Aegis and Authy.

    How to recover a password or a secret key from KeepassXC. If you already saved the password or TOTP secret keys, but somehow you've deleted the password from the entry, you have the option to recover it back. (1) Select and entry, edit it. Then, click on History. (2) Select a previous entry...
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    Covid Corner

    From CNet [1]: Who is currently eligible for the Pfizer booster shot? - Individuals 65 years of age and older and residents in a long-term facility should receive a booster. - Individuals 50 through 64 years of age with an underlying medical condition should receive a booster. - Individuals 18...
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    Interesting video about Jeff Bezos from Amazon - ColdFusion

    Sources for the above video: Rob Braxman Tech, The Guardian, Forbes and more. Check out the video description on Youtube for direct links.
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    Canonical Extends Support of Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 to 10 Years

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/09/canonical-extends-support-of-ubuntu-14-04-and-16-04-to-10-years From OMG Ubuntu: Canonical says both releases will get an extended 10 years of support from their original release date, up from the 5 years originally provided. The commitment brings the older...
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    Problems with installing Linux on an old laptop

    Go for Q4OS Trinity. It is based on Debian. https://q4os.org/downloads1.html I tried EmmaBuntus Xfce before but it requires at least 1GB RAM to run. You can also try LXLE, but I don't know whether it will work or not: https://distrowatch.com/?newsid=10664
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    Ubuntu to Make Firefox Snap Default in 21.10

    In case you are wondering why Ubuntu is moving to snap packages. Here is an answer from AskUbuntu: https://askubuntu.com/questions/618471/why-is-ubuntu-moving-to-snap-packages/783981#783981 Top answer from the link above: Snap attempts to solve one of the fundamental problems with Linux as a...
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    Covid Corner

    From BBC [1]: What are long Covid symptoms? Guidance for UK health workers describes long Covid as symptoms continuing for more than 12 weeks after an infection - severe or mild - which can't be explained by another cause. According to the NHS, symptoms include: - extreme tiredness - shortness...
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    There's no such thing as privacy.

    From Switched To Linux Youtube Channel
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    Former Malware Distributor Now Owns ExpressVPN - Restore Privacy

    https://restoreprivacy.com/kape-technologies-owns-expressvpn-cyberghost-pia-zenmate-vpn-review-sites/ Summary from the link above: Before 2018, Kape Technologies was called Crossrider and it was an infimous player in the malware industry. You can still find numerous articles about Crossrider’s...
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    Covid Corner

    From WebMD [1]: Q: The Mu variant was first identified in Columbia in January, so it's been around for 8 or 9 months. Any idea why is it getting more attention now? A: Like with any new variant, once you see it identified or spreading around parts of the country, it's something to take notice...
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