Hacker Culture Show Notes


079 - How To Increase Your Internet Privacy Using Only Your Mind

Categories: [Internet]

November 9th, 2021


In this episode we talk about how to level up your privacy online using only your mind. Having the correct mindset will get you 80% of the way to internet privacy. Reaching 100% is extremely difficult and likely impossible. However, if you start with the right mindset you'll get much closer than if you only used tools like a bandage.

But don't worry, we'll cover the tools I'm currently using to boost that percentage as close to 100% as possible.

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78 - How To Run OpenBSD On 10 Year Old Tech

Categories: [OpenBSD]

October 26th, 2021


In this episode we talk about running OpenBSD on a top of the line laptop from 2011. We also cover files to edit for a Linux replacement, how to connect to WiFi without extra software, and one tweak that will speed up any workstation running OpenBSD. Plus, tips and tricks to get the most out of your old hardware in as little time as possible. OpenBSD is a multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like OS; with an emphasis on "correctness, security, standardization, and portability.

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77 - Which Programming Language Is The Best To Learn First

Categories: [Programming]

October 19th, 2021


In this episode we chat about programming languages. Specifically, which is best to learn first depending on what part of the "stack" you plan to work within. Each area has a different core language that is most popular. Learning which one to choose, and focus on, is a big step in building your skills fast. The faster you learn the faster you can start applying to jobs or working as a freelance software engineer.

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76 - Which Linux Distro Is The Best For The Beginner & Expert

Categories: [Linux]

October 12th, 2021


In this episode we talk about with Linux distribution is best for you. We cover Ubuntu, Manjaro, and the two distros they spun out of. The upsides and down sides to each one. As well as, why these two are my top choices when asked about Linux distributions. Plus, what distro I use and why I use it.

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75 - How To Remove Google From Android

October 5th, 2021


How to remove Google from your Android phone is easier than you might expect.

What's often holding people back is where to find the right information.

In this episode, we talk about how to remove Google services from your Android phone. For most people, LineageOS is the way to go because they have a large list of supported devices. But they also come free of Google software and services by default!

If you need Google services for an app you must have check out MicroG. MicroG is "a free software clone of Google’s core libraries and applications". The maintainers also have a version of LineageOS ready to go for an easier install.

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