Category Archives: Rx

[Rx] Foxfire Security Add-ons

ff001Life was simpler before we knew supposedly non-evil companies collected our every little click on the Internet and sold the data to the highest bidder.

Surfing the net, you can get tons of opinions but seldom a definitive answer on how to best protect yourself. It’s always an answer like, “it depends.” I’m not a security expert but this is what I use…

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[Rx] Customizing Firefox Quantum

ff002Firefox Quantum is the new and improved version of FF used by all the kool kids. The last few years I’ve been using the Palemoon browser started as a fork of the old pre-29 Australis version and is a bit long in the tooth. The reason I’ve been slow to adopt is that Quantum broke most of the old add-ons, including Del Rio’s awesome Speed Dial. Ultimately, Palemoon seemed to be getting sluggish, so it was time to update.

The goal is to make Firefox Quantum look and function as well or even better than Palemoon…

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Your Emails are NOT Safe

planetsThe planets aligned and I lost three years of emails. I had backups and, as a last resort, surely my host did too, right? Nope.

It’s too late for my emails. Maybe it’s not too late for yours. Here’s what happened and how you can keep your emails safe.

It started simple enough. I had some domains on 1 & 1 Internet, a web hosting company base out of Germany, and wanted to move a block of domains to another registrar. I’d been with 1&1 a long time and never thought much about support. Most of what I do isn’t exactly life or death. Continue reading »