Here is what I’ve recently (and not so recently) thought about and what might be a good discussion topic:

140529 to avoid getting spam into your inbox on topics like ‘bl000g‘ or ‘bl0gging’ you might NOT use the words I had to write intentionally wrong…
140526: A lie / a delusion: “if you’re not do­ing any­thing wrong why would you want pri­va­cy?” (A small talk about privacy “Pervasive Monitoring Is an Attack” at https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2014/05/13/Pervasive-Monitoring-is-an-Attack, checked 140526.

140523: why buying a TeleWell LTE/4G/3G USB -modem (like this model) is not a good idea;

140520: a secure alternative to Skype…

If you are interested in protecting your privacy online, probably you have already heard about the new extension from EFF, Privacy Badger.

You might have seen the post at Slashdot here (or here) or at Hacker News or even added the plugin to your browser.

With all the good things about this extension, there is a small detail I like about it: the name. It’s called rather funny, when you consider this motto -like phrase at EFF site:

“Nothing can stop the Privacy Badger from eating cookies when it’s hungry!”

I’ve been trying to make Windows key work as Super key in Linux Mint (Mate edition),
as this would be natural after using Windows for quite a long time.

I tried Keyboard Shortcuts,
then searched for the keycode of the Windows key on my machine,
and when that didn’t lead to anything, I tried searching.

Seems like this is a known issue and WIP (hopefully, it will work some day) in Mate(
Here is the post I found:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2212343

Windows key (Super L) is not working.

That’s enough to stop searching for a while… Hmm.

TLDR
After I’ve successfully installed a second OS (Gnu/Linux Mint Cinnamon) to my Windows 7 PC from a USB thumb drive, the computer still boots into Windows 7 only.
When USB drive is inserted back into the machine, it shows the boot menu with Linux Mint and Windows 7.

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