Socket activation can help to reduce resource usage and speed up system boot time. Here’s how, even if the service in question doesn’t support it.
Networking on a laptop can be elegant, simple, fast, resilient and minimal, all at the same time. It just comes down to the right choice of tools. A setup based on iwd and systemd.
This blog now has not only RSS-Feeds, but also feeds on Mastodon and Twitter.
We typically assume, storage devices give back the data we once put in. But is that so? A setup proposal for those who value their data’s integrity.
Who doesn’t like more battery life for free? A brief investigation into how to reduce power consumption of your laptop by a third.
Merging /tmp and the xdg-Desktop-directory make you have a quick file drop in reach from almost every file-dialogue that doesn’t clutter your folders.
Just a handful of options to make shellscripts much more failsafe and resilient.
Randomized hardware addresses for network devices can help to reduce one’s own trackability and privacy. Here’s how.
A brief summary of my current network setup on my laptop.
There is a new tool in town for wifi so blazingly fast it accidentially creates race-conditions. A little workaround.
Self-hosting Threema backup isn’t as difficult as it sounds. This is what is needed.
Everyone hates debugging, but with IPython, we can at least get an interactive debugging-shell at our code-point of choice.
IRC is a presence protocol. You disconnect, you don’t get any messages anymore. This, however, doesn’t have to be this way. A little dead-simple setup to get an always-connected IRC-setup.
Manual backups are relying on human interaction and are therefore inherently unreliable. Let’s automate and trigger a backup the moment the backup disk shows up!
A little writeup what makes Archlinux my preferred Linux distribution, primarily to have a linkable text on it.