Minute Hack: Browse Reddit with anonymity

Update: Jan 2020. RTV has been abandoned. TUIR is the new fork and being updated. These instructions still stand as UI and functionality is still the same. https://gitlab.com/ajak/tuir Introduction This guide will help you use Reddit from the tor anonymity network in your terminal. To access Reddit we will use python based Reddit client called ‘rtv’ (Reddit terminal viewer) which we will run under a program called TorSocks. TorSocks is a torifying wrapper that is primarily used to redirect all the network traffic of individual SOCKS-friendly applications through the Tor network.
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Weekend hack: Turn an old Android phone into a secure boot drive.

In the age of disposal tech we all are guilty of premature upgrades, especially to our phones. Majority of phones out there are Android based. Let’s do something about that today. We are going to. Download torrents of operating systems on your Android phone fully automated with RSS feeds. Mount the downloaded .iso files and use it to boot into operating systems into computers that you wish. Why? For those of us who are digital nomads and move from one environment to another, creating a ‘bootable’ disk is a tedious and weighted task which breaks the momentum of productivity.
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