Life with Fuschia

privacy

So this past week, I started working on uninstalling several apps and programs and replacing them with sandboxed web apps. On my phone, I replaced the apps for Tusky and American Express with Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). So instead of installing new software and letting it have free reign, it is run through my web browser instead.

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So today I had the pleasure of leading a meeting for a local group. We were trying to determine what programs we should use that fit our needs best. I'm relatively new to the group (and new to leading meetings), but I've participated enough to have a strong idea of how to make sure the meeting was effective.

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I've spent most of the day updating different systems of mine. One of the main things I updated was reinstalling Debian. I also added new links on the blog, downloaded screenshots from my consoles, and uninstalled some apps from my phone. The last thing I did was switched my Tails USB to a smaller storage device.

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It's coming up on three months since I started my website and my deep dive into privacy. I've read three books and countless blog posts. I'm using Linux as my daily driver. I'm getting those around me to start using Signal. My messages to myself are encrypted with PGP. I've learned about uBlock Origin and uMatrix, and have blocked most third party requests and javascript. Even after doing all of these and more, my daily experience is still good.

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Hooray! Yesterday I managed to install Linux properly. Thanks to several helpful people on the Linux forums helping me get the right things installed. I've got a basic setup at the moment, but I'm very happy.

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