How to use Tor as your System DNS Resolver

Recently I posted criticism of Mozilla’s new DNS over HTTPS feature given they disabled they primary security functionality of it. The user isn’t even warned and can be secretly spied on. This blog post details how to use Tor as your System DNS resolver and has instructions for each operating system plus instructions for disabling Firefox’s dangerous DNS over HTTPS implementation. If you’d like to read why Firefox’s implementation of DNS over HTTPS is harmful, you may read my previous blog post....

April 2, 2020 · 5 min · Catgirl

What is Zsh and why you should use it instead of Bash

Zsh (short for Z-Shell) is, in technical terms, a UNIX Command Interpreter (often nicknamed shell by the community) , and in more simple terms a command prompt for UNIX and Linux based computer systems. Yesterday, Software Engineer Ali Spittel announced on Twitter that Apple’s macOS Operating System will be changing its default shell to Zsh from Bash. https://twitter.com/ASpittel/status/1135718054556569600 I have been a long-term Zsh user, and I learned about Zsh from Thoughtbot’s laptop-setup-script on GitHub about a year or two ago....

June 5, 2019 · 5 min · Catgirl