9 Essential GNOME Shell Extensions for Every User

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Since I started using Debian as my primary OS, I felt how using Linux facilitated many of my digital activities. And yes, shifting from Windows to Linux wasn’t easy at first. However, after few weeks I began to get the hang of using and customizing it to suit my needs -from utilizing the command terminal to changing the look of my desktop environment-. In this article I will …

Insert 200+ million rows into MongoDB in minutes

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How to import 200+ million rows into MongoDB in minutes MongoDB is a great document-oriented no-sql database. The interest in using MongoDB is increasing as it allows storing documents of dynamic schemas in a json-like format. Also, MongoDB is good for handling big data while providing high availability and high insertion rates. This post will focus on how to import and insert huge data rapidly into MongoDB. The …

Access your Raspberry Pi Globally Using Tor

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Few days back, I needed to access my raspberry pi remotely from anywhere. I have achieved this by using a hidden SSH Tor service. Tor Project, The Onion Router, is a free software that provides anonymous communications over the internet. This method is not limited to raspberry pi, and it can be applied on any computer you can install Tor on. Kindly note, this …

How to send encrypted emails using Enigmail

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Have you ever wanted to send sensitive information by email securely? Regularly, emails are sent in plain-text, which allows hackers and anyone with an unauthorized access to your email to read your emails easily. Hence, encrypting your sensitive emails adds an additional secure layer to prevent such intrusions. So, how to encrypt your emails? There are multiple ways to achieve that but I will be explaining the …

How to chat securely over the internet

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We all want to be secure and protect our private information from unauthorized people (not only hackers). But if you are not concerned about your privacy and security like I do, I suggest you watch Glenn Greenwald’s talk on Why privacy matters to realize the importance of protecting your privacy even if you have nothing to hide. In this post, I will explain how …