Unbound DNS resolver? Cut out the middleman!

Software · 5 mins read
Why be exposed to privacy risks by using public DNS servers when you can have your own proper validating, recursive, caching DNS resolver? In the following guide we will install and configure our own instance of a popular DNS resolver. We will use Unbound from NLnet Labs on a Debian based linux distro, but you can use this same configuration file across kernels and other supported operating systems. To install, open the terminal and paste the following command: sudo apt install unbound Some error messages may appear

Extend the lifetime of a soldered SSD

Hardware · 7 mins read
Hard locked, highly integrated devices with practically all components soldered on, go hand in hand with obsolescence. For example, the limited longevity of soldered SSDs is like having a virtual usage stamp on any device that uses them. They are not the only short life consumables, but you may continue to use a laptop with a highly used battery that gives just a few minutes of autonomy, but you are in a pickle if your internal SSD is in a non-working state due to the exhaustion of the finite amount of writes that each NAND cell is capable of doing