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A modern blog about digital life, internet and everything else bits and bytes, thanks for visiting!
I work in ICT infrastructures, think of servers, storage, networks, security, switches, firewalls, routers and more.

Tools I use

  • Microsoft Windows; I use windows 7, 10 and server 2008/2012 a lot on a daily basis. (Commercial, owned)
  • Unix/Linux/FreeBSD; Just like WIndows I use these every day. (OpenSource)
  • Microsoft Office; For my documents and such I use Office365 Personal version 2016. (Commercial, owned)
  • Mozilla Thunderbird; For my e-mail accounts, this so I can secure my messages with encryption. (OpenSource)
  • Mozilla Firefox; Daily browsing on the internet. (OpenSource)
  • Google Chrome; Daily browsing on the internet. (OpenSource)
  • Microsoft Edge; Daily browsing on the internet, desktop and mobile. (Commercial, owned)
  • Bitdefender Antivirus; One of the better security software for your desktop. (Commercial, owned)
  • FileZilla FTP Cient; FTP software. (OpenSource)
  • FlashFXP FTP Client; FTP software. (Commercial, owned)
  • Machette; Video editing software, mainly for cutting mp4 files. (Commercial, owned)
  • SEO Power Suite; Superior SEO software for analyzing websites and backlinks. (Commercial, owned)
  • BuzzBundle; Social media analytics and tracking. (Commercial, owned)
  • VoiceAttack; Speak into your microphone and turn them into keyboard and mouse actions. (Freeware & Commercial)
  • Teamspeak; Cross-platform voice communication software. (OpenSource)
  • Discord; All-in-one voice and text chat. (OpenSource)
  • Oracle VirtualBox; Run computers within other computers for free. (OpenSource)
  • VMware & Hyper-V; Hypervisors, Recommended is VMware, VirtualBox doesn’t support ‘Nested Virtualization’. (Freeware & Commercial)
  • Notepad++; One of the best notepads around. (OpenSource)
  • RemoteDesktopmanager; For remote connections to servers and resources. (Freeware)
  • TeamViewer; Remote support, remote access, and online meeting software. (Freeware & Commercial)
  • cURL Manager; For cURL stuff. (Commercial, , owned)
  • Fiddler; For troubleshooting and analyzing web related things. (OpenSource)
  • xShell;  Powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH, SFTP, Telnet, RLOGIN and Serial. (Freeware)
  • Putty; Terminal, SSH & Telnet client. (OpenSource)
  • WinSCP; Gui for SSH & SFTP. (OpenSource)
  • Greenshot; Light-weight screenshot software. (OpenSource)
  • VideoLan; VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. (OpenSource)
  • WinRAR; A powerful archive manager. (Freeware & Commercial)
  • OWASP Zed Attack Proxy; Find security vulnerabilities in web applications. (OpenSource)
  • Acronis True Image 2016; Backup & Recovery software. (Commercia, owned)
  • uBlock Origin; An efficient blocker add-on for various browsers. (OpenSource)
  • Moo0 System Monitor; Smart program that shows what is going on with your computer. (OpenSource)
  • Nmap; Utility for network discovery and security auditing. (OpenSource)
  • Xmind; Mind mapping & diagram tool. (OpenSource)
  • DFX Audio; Improves the sound quality of your computer. (Commercial, owned)
  • Steinberg Cubase 4; Music sequencer, for recording, arranging and editing. (Commercial, owned)
  • Stardock Star10; Windows 10 start menu replacement. (Commercial, owned)

Online services I use

  • PrivateVPN; Paid VPN service I highly recommend. (Commercial, owned)
  • CyberghostVPN; Paid VPN service which is also highly recommended. (Commercial, owned)
  • LastPass; Password manager (Freeware & Commercial, owned)
  • Brain.fm; AI-generated music to improve focus, relaxation & sleep. (Commercial, owned)
  • Office365; Online/On-premise office software, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook. (Commercial, owned)