Scott Tansowny

Scott Tansowny

My name is Scott Tansowny. I started tansowny.tech and have been using Linux and computers in general most of my life. I am passionate about open-source technology and use open-source operating systems exclusively on all of my tech.

Choosing a Linux Distro: Which Distro?

Choosing a Linux Distro: Which Distro?

So, you have decided to install Linux on your computer and need to choose a distribution or “distro”.

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Choosing a Linux Distro: Community-Based or Corporate-Backed?

Choosing a Linux Distro: Community-Based or Corporate-Backed?

When choosing what Linux Distribution to use, a key factor can be who it is developing the distro and for what purpose.

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Choosing a Linux Distro: Rolling or Fixed?

Choosing a Linux Distro: Rolling or Fixed?

Linux distributions are constantly updating their software and packages to new versions and there are two main ways that a distribution can do this, a fixed release model and a rolling release model.

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Choosing a Linux Distro: Which Desktop Environment?

Choosing a Linux Distro: Which Desktop Environment?

The look, feel, and features of your Linux distribution are greatly impacted by the desktop environment or DE that it uses.

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Tracking Cookies: What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

Tracking Cookies: What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

You may have come across the term internet cookies or tracking cookies especially with a recent focus on online privacy, online security, and concerns with being tracked.

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Multi-Factor Authentication: What Is It and Do You Need It?

Multi-Factor Authentication: What Is It and Do You Need It?

You may have come across the term multi-factor authentication with the continued coverage of cyberattacks on individuals and businesses.

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