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I’m a software developer and graphic designer focused on clean, effective solutions. My passion lies in creating seamless user experiences and visually appealing designs. Off the desk, I’m all about tech trends and a bit of humor.

Beginner's Guide to Bash Customization

In this tutorial, we will examine some ways in which we can make our bash shell appear much more personal What is bashrc? bashrc (stands for bash read command) is a hidden file that is present inside a user’s home directory. bashrc is a configuration file for the bash shell. Each time we open a bash environment the bashrc loaded into the current environment and is executed once. This is the time when the configuration from the bash file is read and added to the current environment....

April 5, 2024 · 4 min · Me

Evolution of a Webmaster: My Web Dev Journey

Each year, I try to update the tech stack behind my website and try to switch things a bit. Doing so makes my website feel like new and keeps me updated on the new tech trends. I have been doing this for three years and each year I tend to make my website more and more complex but this year I decided to change things a little bit. I tried to simplify things....

February 10, 2024 · 7 min · Me

Must Try Gnome Extensions

Gnome is one of the most popular desktop environments available. It’s popular for simple look which comes out of the box. Gnome looks beautiful on itself without any customisation. However, you can make your Gnome desktop more personalized and add more functionality by using these extensions from the list. I have tried hundreds of extension and after time have compiled this list of some of the most useful extensions I have found....

December 18, 2023 · 5 min · Me

Beginner's Guide to Tor

The Basics Tor, an acronym for “The Onion Router”, its an implementation of the Onion Routing, and is a free and open-sourced project that provides enhanced anomization. Developed in mid 90s, us naval research, it bounces around connection between different routers so it is much harder to track. Tor in its implementation uses three hops or nodes or routers and multiple layers of encryption to bounce around connections, the last node which is also called a exit relay is usually the one which visits the website/service requested, you can think of it like a proxy with much more anonymity as the exit relay only knows the service that is requested not the actual person requesting the service....

November 10, 2023 · 7 min · Me

Beginner's Guide to Torrenting

What is Torrent? Torrent (or more precisely BitTorrent) is a peer to peer protocol for file sharing which involves having small copies of a file spread across multiple computers. It’s different from traditional file sharing as the files are not hosted on a central server. This comes with many benefits such as Higher download speeds. Decentralised, no single entity controls the file. Highly resilient to Internet Censorship More economical way to host huge file downloads....

September 16, 2023 · 8 min · Me