Category: Tech

  • Sticking with Fedora

    I’ve decided that, when I start my new job, I absolutely will be sticking with Fedora. While Ubuntu 16.04 has brought with it PHP 7.0, I was amazed to find that it didn’t have the latest version of docker-compose, meaning that it needed to be installed via python-pip, rather than just from the repos. I […]

  • Ubuntu vs Fedora

    For about the last year I have been using Fedora on my computers, but since the release of Ubuntu 16.04, I thought I’d give that a go. While they both work extremely well, there are cons to both, and so I cannot reconcile which I would like to install when I start my next job […]

  • Installing Apache/PHP7.0-FPM in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    With recent versions of Apache, it has become a lot easier to use PHP-FPM, and with Ubuntu 16.04 being packaged with PHP 7 when it is released later this month, I thought it was worth a quick how to use all these technologies together. Firstly, you will need to install the required applications, which this […]

  • Revert tracking protection back to ON for all sites

    Previously I discussed how to turn on Tracking Protection in Firefox, which has been a great boon to my browsing activity. The problem with this is that Firefox doesn’t have any way of letting you know what sites have had tracking protection disabled, so you can visit a site with tracking protaction turned off without […]

  • Online advertising has to change

    A couple of days ago, I posted about how to enable Tracking Protection in Firefox. While I understand the importance of blocking potentially bad ads, I’d never really been in a situation where I was likely to be caught out by any, especially because I avoid sites which have a greater chance of being susceptible […]