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Instagram: Love It or Leave It

  • Episode 240
  • April 24, 2012

Robbie and Rachel show you how to download all your Instagram pictures so you can close your account, or just to back them up.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Eco Alkalines, Garden Gate Farms and Cordery Electric.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Rachel Xu present live from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Send in your postcards.
  • Wishing Geek Gamer Weekly congratulations on achieving 200 episodes.
  • {play 4:19}Viewer Questions
  • Viewer Question: How did you hide your IP address in a recent show?
  • Using anonymous proxies to browse the web, such as or
  • Viewer Comment: Ultrasurf is a popular proxy.
  • Viewer Comment: Proxies are generally for paranoid people or those doing something they shouldn't be online.
  • {play 10:32}Contest - Win a year supply of Eco Alkalines batteries!
  • Viewer Question: How are rechargeable batteries vs. Eco Alkalines?
  • Viewer Question: I'm trying to upgrade my Wirecast show to 16:9 from 4:3 but my background images appear to be poor quality no matter what I try. Is there a graphic size that you'd recommend?
  • Creating images that match up to 1080p 16:9, losslessly.
  • Viewer Question: What do you think of the idea of plugging some thumb drives into a Pogoplug and sending it to a family member, telling them to plug it in to their Internet? Would that be good, cheap access to cloud storage?
  • Why you'd want to label your flash drives on a Pogoplug.
  • {play 30:10}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom.
  • {play 35:25}Feature: Instagram is now owned by Facebook. Love it or leave it, Robbie shows you how to use Instaport to download all your pictures from Instagram so you have a backup.
  • Viewer Comment: You should have Klingon subtitles.
  • {play 43:03}How to tell if if a web site is down for everyone, or just me using and sending the future you an email from the past using
  • {play 47:45}Tineye vs. Google's reverse image search.
  • Using Tineye and Google's reverse image search to find similar images, different resolutions and other web sites that have the same picture on it.
  • Viewer Question: What happens if you search for yourself on Google Image Search?
  • {play 53:15}Viewer Questions.
  • Viewer Question: I am trying to bitcoin mine from a group of computers, but can't connect by SSH to my Ubuntu computer. I've tried changing UFW settings and still can't get connected. What can I do?
  • Connecting to localhost via SSH to see if SSH is running.
  • Updating ufw rules to allow SSH connections.
  • Installing openssh-server to allow SSH connections to your Linux computer.
  • Shout out to Brianna!

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Rachel Xu



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