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by mariad_10
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How can I hide my online activities from my ISP?
Replies: 48
Views: 4327

Re: How can I hide my online activities from my ISP?

Use a VPN. There are many recent threads on the subject, so there should be plenty of information available and easy to find. I second this, the Simple answer is to use a reliable VPN service. If you do, your ISP can only see your encrypted traffic to some IP address. Although they can know a lot o...
by mariad_10
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which VPN should i use?
Replies: 58
Views: 7353

Re: Which VPN should i use?

I would suggest NordVPN and Express VPN give a try because of their excellent features, highly secure & compatible with many devices. Moreover, it has more than 500+ servers of different countries and automatic kill switch, Read NordVPN review for more details.
by mariad_10
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Booting Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: Booting Issues

Good to hear that I hope this problem will not appear again.
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What is the plural of OS?
Replies: 39
Views: 3029

Re: What is the plural of OS?

Arch_Enemy wrote:Darnit...got the hiccups again...
Have some water or may be strepsils.
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: OpenVPN can not connect to internet
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: OpenVPN can not connect to internet

Hi "fala2n", Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum ! I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " from the console terminal pro...
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: VPN Kill Switch issues Solved
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Re: VPN Kill Switch issues Solved

How does a Kill switch help, What is the utility?
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked

Definitely it was, and what i heard the attackers from the wannacry ransomware used these tools from NSA to hack, don't know how far is it true.
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her?
Replies: 49
Views: 9999

Re: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her

The recent, highly publicized (at least in the UK) ransomware infections are resulting in a lot more people considering switching to Linux, which can only be a good thing. It may be what encouraged her to ask. The more this sort of thing appears in the headlines, the more people will discover the b...
by mariad_10
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Email checker
Replies: 14
Views: 4132

Re: Email checker

I can relate to it, how irritating it is getting your emai filled with spam spam spam. Yes it is very annoying. I have marked many mails as spam, so they directly goes to spam folder. But I have to clear them weekly and that is my friend the real pain. There should be something like Mailwasher for ...
by mariad_10
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her?
Replies: 49
Views: 9999

Re: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her

With the recent cyber attack i have lost my trust in Windows The recent, highly publicized (at least in the UK) ransomware infections are resulting in a lot more people considering switching to Linux, which can only be a good thing. It may be what encouraged her to ask. The more this sort of thing ...
by mariad_10
Wed May 24, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her?
Replies: 49
Views: 9999

Re: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her

Even the anti-viruses don't work. I belive in anti-viruses. :lol: https://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability-list/vendor_id-6567/Avast.html https://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability-list/vendor_id-3336/Avira.html https://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability-list/vendor_id-5639/AVG.html https://www.cvedeta...
by mariad_10
Thu May 18, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her?
Replies: 49
Views: 9999

Re: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her

With the recent cyber attack i have lost my trust in Windows. I would say it was my fault of not updating the system and lost all my important documents. Even the anti-viruses don't work.
by mariad_10
Mon May 08, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Kids can't use computers
Replies: 74
Views: 7161

Re: Kids can't use computers

Kids today are more intelligent and outgoing compared to older people. They will learn quick and we need to accept the fact.
by mariad_10
Mon May 08, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: The Mint Café
Replies: 2016
Views: 483604

Re: The Mint Café

Urggh Star wars
by mariad_10
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Email checker
Replies: 14
Views: 4132

Re: Email checker

I can relate to it, how irritating it is getting your emai filled with spam spam spam.
by mariad_10
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Windows comedy hour
Replies: 121
Views: 7916

Re: Windows comedy hour

End is near.
by mariad_10
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked

Read that letter to Mr. Trump. I guess they were high
by mariad_10
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked

Reading this thread i came across this article online. They have taken up this issue and recommended what to do. I do not know how authentic they are but this is what they have to say. Shadow Brokers Expose NSA Hacking Tools.
by mariad_10
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Email checker
Replies: 14
Views: 4132

Re: Email checker

Helpful indeed.
by mariad_10
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: A new laptop for the Spouse-Unit
Replies: 38
Views: 4341

Re: A new laptop for the Spouse-Unit

It is a difficult thing to make your wife get used to some new thing be it anything. In this case, my brother got his wife a linux laptop before that she was using a windows one. It has been 6 months now and she is still complaining.

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