Thomas White
Thomas White

Privacy and technology activist. Full time Linuxer. Audentes fortuna adiuvat.

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Moving on from PGP

PGP does a great thing in some ways. It can help verify your identity in some shape or form over almost any platform and assuming some basic skill in development and an API available; you can likely also use it to communicate across those platforms securely. It also plays a fundamental role in verifying software downloads in Linux distrib…

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Why I am choosing Patreon

To make some of the very best content possible, it is no secret it can be expensive. Sure I can cut corners and spend wisely, which I already do, but so far everything has come from my own pocket. On top of this, I work full time, need to pay bills and do a whole lot of activism. So to help reduce this burden, I have been investigating wa…

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Using your own domain for email

Ever seen an email address and been able to figure when somebody first set up their online presence from the address? It would certainly be wrong to make many assumptions about them, but the truth is that if you don't stand out these days, then getting ahead will always be more difficult. The fact of the matter is, people do make assumpti…

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Rebooting on Out of Memory Error

Out of memory errors can be a real nightmare. While the OOM killer will do a decent job at keeping the system stable, sometimes it can also get overwhelmed and killing the processes may only put the system into perpetual instability. Instead, if the situation gets so bad that the OOM killer is invoked, I prefer to restart the system. I s…

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