Some applicaticons provide a “Browse Files” button, which is intended to pull up a file manager. Let’s hook up a terminal instead.
Everyone wants good compression. But what exactly is good compression? Time for a closer look.
Package managers take care of resolving dependencies for you, but over time, dependencies that are no longer needed might stay around. Time to change that.
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.