The Linux for Travelers forums are back online. You can now register for this site and ask questions about Linux in the forums.
There are also forums for topics like Windows security, and using Linux in Internet cafes...
Interesting browser statics for July. These are the browsers that people are using to visit this site:
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It is interesting that only 22% are using Microsoft's Internet Explorer. 4% is an unusually high figure for Opera.
The forums are being rebuilt.
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If you have a question, you can use the contact form.
If you run an Internet cafe or provide any kind of public Internet access, you can get a free web site and free marketing through LinuxForTravelers.com. Your free web site can be used as your main web site, or as a secondary site to bring more customers to your business.
To qualify for a free web site and free marketing services, you must provide either of the following services:
- Have public access computers that run Linux
- Allow customers to boot their own Linux live CDs on your computers
For details, send us an email with information about your Internet cafe through the contact form.
This web site is about how to protect yourself from spyware and identity theft while traveling by using Linux live CDs.
What is Linux?
Linux is a free operating system that runs from a CD, bypassing spyware-infested public hard drives. Linux live CDs are good for all types of travelers, from backpackers to business travelers, and it is also a great way to do secure computing at home. Your Linux live CD cannot get viruses or spyware because it runs from a CD-R and cannot be modified once it has been created.
The dangers of public computing
Personal computers are often riddled with spyware, viruses, and trojans. Based on a study done by American Online and the National Cyber Security Alliance [PDF document] it is estimated that 80% of PC users have spyware on their computers. Almost half of the people surveyed didn't know that they have spyware.