A good dose of Wine: Running Notepad++ and many other Windows only applications on the Mac and linux

My brother, a recent Mac convert told me how much he missed the Notepad++ on the Mac. We looked it up in the Wine compatibility list and found that it is fairly simple and stable to run it under wine. So, for those who miss having Notepad++ (or any one of those windows only applications in … Continue reading A good dose of Wine: Running Notepad++ and many other Windows only applications on the Mac and linux

Lost in Space : Dodging millions of Ads, Malware and Trackers

Internet is littered with trackers, ads, malwares and miners yearning to get their bite of the information pie. This is a step by step guide to setup Pi-Hole and blocking site and content across the whole network at your home. Unlike the browser based extensions that can only block the content you pull up in … Continue reading Lost in Space : Dodging millions of Ads, Malware and Trackers

Net Safety : 1. The Basics

In this age, Internet is part of life and provides livelihood for many. For some, it is a way of life. On the flip side, Internet is littered with traps, scams, phishing, adwares, malware, crypto miners, botnets and ever since Jon Von Neumann published the 'Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata", curious minds has been trying to … Continue reading Net Safety : 1. The Basics