GPG Offline Volume Handbook

3 May, 2020 - 5 minutes
Disclaimer: all the “knowledge” you can find in this post, is obtained by trial and error, documentation reading and years of struggling using GPG. Some information may be out of date or just incorrect. Disclaimer 2: as many others point out, GPG is not the easiest software to deal with. Moreover its codebase is dated and hard to extend. Further, in this day and age is pratically used only by the FOSS community and the “darknet” drug dealers.

Valentine rant 2020

15 Feb, 2020 - 2 minutes
Well.. a year has passed by, and I have to say that stuff happened, A LOT of stuff happened, let’s briefly resume it here. First and foremost, I got my bachelor degree, yayy! I graduated with honors in Computing Science last July, and I’m now studying for my master’s. I decided to switch from the Science, Physics and Mathematics Department to the Science and Engineering one. This is mainly due to the flexibility of the latest over the former, I’m able to choose 75% of my exams, being thus able to flavour it the way I prefer.

My Firefox user.js: a compromise between privacy and usability

18 Nov, 2019 - 9 minutes
Today I decided to refresh my Firefox profile, here is a little log. Why Firstly, I decided to refresh the profile since it was a while I didn’t take care of it. Secondly, my last setup depended on about:config, thus all my edits where “ethereal”. This time I configured everything using the sysadmin way: user.js. The goal of this renewal was to minimize big tech tracking while still preserving Firefox usability, which in my case, comes before any tinfoil paranoia.