Disable cookies in major browsers

With all the fuss lately concerning privacy, from hacked sites to social networks selling data, it is only reasonable to be anxious with our privacy. One radical way to protect it is to disable cookies in our browsers.

Of course keep in mind that cookies are not always used to track and profile users, but actually they are often necessary for the legitimate technical function of their respective sites and if you totality disable them, those site may stop working correctly. Therefore use this guide with caution (and if you encounter problems just follow it again, but reverting the relative settings).

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Configure Skype to use the PulseAudio microphone

Skype doesn’t require much presentations as it is the top application to make calls between computers and from computers to regular phones; what many probably do not know is that Skype is available also for Linux and it works well … for the most parts.

If you are using a modern version of any major Linux distribution and you have problems using the microphone, you can use the following steps to configure Skype to use the PulseAudio microphone.

Skype for Linux

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Convert CD to MP3

Do you have a nice collection of CD, but you often use a portable MP3 player or car’s stereo is too modern and only accept pen drives? You are lucky because you can easily convert CD to MP3 and always bring your music with you.

This guide on how to convert CD to MP3 files is quite long, but you will find that is extremely easy. Don’t worry: you will have your music in just few minutes.

For your convenience you can click to read how Convert CD to MP3 on Windows and Convert CD to MP3 on Linux.

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