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How to Enable HSTS in NGINX

Guide, Technology, Internet, HSTS, NGINX

HSTS provides benefits and additional security for your site. This guide show how to enable it on your NGINX install.

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Bootstrap 5 Alpha is Now Available - Here's What's New

Technology, Internet, Bootstrap

The latest version of Bootstrap, the leading web framework, is available.

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How Software as a Service (SaaS) Can Improve Your Business

Technology, SaaS, Business

You want your business to be successful, and modern cloud technologies such as SaaS can help make that success happen.

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How to Get Started with Tildes

Technology, Tildes, Open Computing

Many public-access servers called "tildes", many of which are actively accepting new users. Here's how you can join and start making the most of your new tilde account. alternate logo.

How to Reset Windows 10

Guide, Technology, Microsoft, Windows 10

If your PC isn't working well, and it has been a while since you have installed an app, driver, or update, you may want to consider resetting your pc.

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Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

Android, Linux, Microsoft, Security

Microsoft has released their Defender ATP platform for Linux and Android devices. Here are some of the benefits it brings, and how you can deploy it. alternate logo.

How to Install Filezilla Without Getting Potentially Unwanted Programs

Guide, Technology, FileZilla, Security

Filezilla's installer has left many people with potentially unwanted programs on their PC. This is not good. Here's how you can install Filezilla without their sponsor's software.

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Making the Internet and its Content Accessible for More People

General, Internet

Mobile devices are bringing the Internet to more people than ever before. Here's ways we can improve their online experience.

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(Why) I Won't Use WordPress, and Why You Shouldn't Either

Technology, Alternatives, Security, Internet

WordPress is popular, but there are better programs out there.

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Zoom Free Users Will Not Have End-to-End Encryption

Technology, Encryption, Alternatives

Zoom CEO has stated free users will not get end-to-end encryption. Here are some good alternatives to Zoom you could use instead. alternate logo.

How to Password Protect on Apache HTTPD

Guide, Technology, Apache HTTPD, UNIX/Linux

A guide for password protecting sites and/or directories with '.htpasswd' and '.htaccess'.

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We Need Justice for George Floyd

Breaking News, Justice, Social Change

The current state in the call for justice following the death of George Floyd. alternate logo.

Beginning of Website Changes

General, Tildeverse

I am not content with the current state of my site. Here's how I plan on fixing it.

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(Why) You Shouldn't Home-Host Your Server

Technology, Servers, Hosting, Internet

People may consider home-hosting a server for websites, shell hosts, and more. However, the negatives may outweigh the positives.

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Overhauling My Site Structure and Design

General, Tildeverse

I rewrote my entire web page and made custom CSS for it. Here's how and why I did so. alternate logo.

How to Install Google Chrome on Debian/Ubuntu

Guide, Technology, Google, Chrome

Google Chrome is the world's most popular web browser. Here's how to install it on Debian GNU/Linux. alternate logo.

Basics of IRC NickServ

Guide, Technology, UNIX/Linux, IRC, Tildeverse

A guide for using NickServ on the Tilde.Chat network.

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Windows 10 Update Breaks Google Chrome Security

Technology, Security, Google, Microsoft, Windows

Google revealed that Microsoft broke an important security feature in Google's Chrome browser.

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Opinion, Technology, Tildeverse

My thoughts on comments and other public feedback systems. Full Logo.

Regarding COVID-19

Health, COVID-19, International

Messages to healcare workers and all readers. alternate logo.

How to Stop Detached MOSH Sessions

Guide, Technology, MOSH, UNIX/Linux

For security reasons, Mosh sessions cannot be resumed if improperly closed. Here's how you can stop those connections.

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Privacy Matters

Privacy, Technology, Tildeverse

We are living in a highly-connected age of big data. As the amount of big data goes up, so does the importance of protecting peoples privacy. alternate logo.

How to Connect with PuTTY

Guide, Technology, Microsoft, Windows 10, Legacy Windows

Basic SSH (Secure Shell) info for Summit and other pubnix/tilde servers via PuTTY.

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Do Paywalls Work

Technology, Media, Internet

Many news sources resort to using paywalls to generate profit. Do these paywalls actually have benefits other than some extra money?

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Is DNSSEC Adoption Worth It

Technology, DNS, Cybersecurity, Internet

DNSSEC has a lot of hype surrounding it, but is it worth adopting? alternate logo.

Basics of OpenSSH

Guide, Technology, OpenSSH, Windows, MacOS, UNIX/Linux

Basic SSH (Secure Shell) key generation and use info for Summit, and other UNIX/Linux systems.

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Microsoft Launches New Edge Browser

Technology, Internet, Microsoft, Windows, macOS, Linux

The stable release of the new Microsoft Edge is now available for download.

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Windows 7 Support Ends in 1 Day - What Options do Windows 7 Users Have

Technology, Microsoft, Windows, Support, Business

Support for Microsoft Windows 7 will be ending in less than 24 hours. What options do those still on it have? alternate logo.

Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host Resignation

General, Tildeverse

Resignation notice for Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host (formerly Summit Tilde). alternate logo.

How I Got Clean URLs For My Blog

General, Technology

A simple and effective solution for SEO-friendly URLs that can be used with virtually any web app. alternate logo.

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Introduction post for new blog.

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Google Plans for Android to Use the Regular Mainline Linux Kernel

Technology, Google, Android, Linux

Google announced they will start bringing the Android kernel back to the mainline.

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Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Has Died at Age 62

Breaking News, Oracle

My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with Mark Hurd’s family, friends, loved ones, and everyone at Oracle.

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The Return of Tilde.Club

Tildeverse, Technology

The original tilde,, is back under new management!

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(Why) The Future of Technology Lies Within Software as a Service and the Cloud

Technology, SaaS

The Cloud and SaaS powers many new technologies. Do I need the cloud if I can home host? Is cloud computing the future of technology?

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What are Tildes and How You Can Use Tilde Computing

Tildes, Technology, Tildeverse, Open Computing

A quickly-growing community that started from a couple of drinks.

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Thunix is Now a Part of Tildeverse

Tildes, Tildeverse, Thunix, Open Computing

An announcement from Thunix Shell Provider and Web Host staff announcing new membership in the tildeverse.