Complete Privacy & Security Podcast E070

Complete Privacy & Security Podcast

Complete Privacy & Security Podcast E070: Switching to Linux Part III: Applications

This week we continue our conversation about switching to Linux, sponsored by System76.com.

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SHOW NOTES

INTRO
Linux Flavors
Google Account Access
BleachBit 2.0

MAIN TOPIC – Linux Applications

Sytem76.com
MB’s Laptop: https://system76.com/laptops/lemur
JC’s Laptop: https://system76.com/laptops/galago

Updates:
Gui vs Terminal

Quick Terminal Tutorial:
sudo apt-get update: packages list
sudo apt-get upgrade installs newer versions
sudo apt-get install
sudo apt-get remove
sudo apt-get purge
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoclean
sudo apt-get autoremove
https://itsfoss.com/apt-get-linux-guide/

Backups:
Rsync
FreeFileSync

Browsers:
Firefox
Brave
Firejail https://firejail.wordpress.com

Utilities:
Office: Libre
Notes: Standard Notes
Player: VLC
Ebook: Calibre
FTP: FileZilla

VPN: OpenVPN

sudo apt-get install openvpn
cd /etc/openvpn
sudo wget
https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/openvpn/openvpn.zip
sudo unzip openvpn.zip
ls -l
sudo openvpn ‘config-filename-goes-here.ovpn’

Creativity:
Photoshop: GIMP
Audio Editing: Audacity

Communication:
Wire
Signal Desktop
Thunderbird/GPG

Security:
Container Encryption: Veracrypt
CCleaner: Bleachbit
Eraser: Nautilus
PW Manager: KeePassXC
Metadata Anonymization Toolkit
Virtual Box

OFFENSE/DEFENSE
OFFENSE: SpeedyHunt.com, et al
DEFENSE: http://Quanki.com/ra.php
http://Speedyhunt.com/removals.php
http://Discoverthem.com/ra.php

LISTENER QUESTIONS
1. What do you guys think about Mullvad?
2. I use a VPN constantly and connect to various countries at different times. I have absolutely no photos, no personal information (like city, real name, DOB interests), and my privacy settings are “maximized.” Yet time and time again Facebook is showing me ads in the sidebar that are geographically close to me. Why?


The Complete Privacy and Security Desk Reference Vol. I

The Complete Privacy and Security Desk Reference Vol. II

Michael’s Website
https://privacy-training.com/

Justin’s Website
https://operational-security.com/

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