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Common Tips to Stay Safe on the Internet

So several times a month I get the question “OMG.  My Web Browser is slow!  Why is my Internet so Slow?”  along with “Why did my Web Browser give me Viruses?”

I generally have a prepared text file of several items that I just copy and past, but this time I decided to post online my Common Sense Tips to Internet Safety.

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Setup Google DNS under Linux

So a few months back the owner of this blog asked me to make a Windows app for him that would auto-setup Google DNS with just a click of a button, and I did, and after trying it out on my machine, I noticed a bit of a speed difference, and I loved it, however, I have since moved back to Linux, and I have re-discovered how to set up Google DNS in Linux (namely *buntu).  So I thought that I would share.

First of all, lets give a simple explanation for what DNS is for those that have no idea.

From Google’s own site (and I love this explanation)

The DNS protocol is an important part of the web’s infrastructure, serving as the Internet’s phone book: every time you visit a website, your computer performs a DNS lookup. Complex pages often require multiple DNS lookups before they start loading, so your computer may be performing hundreds of lookups a day.

Ok, so yeah, there we go, it is where your internet goes to get the IP numbers that actually run the internet, that is associated with website names, say google.com, or even therightguy.info.

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Why you should donate to your favorite Minecraft server

Aah, Minecraft, pretty much everyone’s most loved game.  As a Minecraft player I have played on a few servers (a Swedish one, an American one, a whitelisted and a greylisted one), and having said that, I feel pretty comfortable having found “The Right Minecraft Server*” (for me, and in more ways than one…) And I love playing on that server.  I love playing on it so much that I don’t do SSP any more, also, I will not update my client until I am 100% sure that the server has been updated also.

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Tutorial – How to make a Chrome theme easy!

So You want to make a Chrome/Chromium theme? But how to do so? Do i need specific software? An IDE? Java? Do I even need Chrome to do this?

Well, This is a Tutorial on how to Easily enough make Chrome Themes. It may take as long as 10 minutes to make a Theme, however, remember, What You Put In To It Is What You Get Out Of it. (AKA, Good work shows itself off)

 

Requirements? Well, two things.

  1.  Google Chrome / Chromium
  2.  A Cool Wallpaper (Not Copyrighted, plz!)

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