Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

2019-09


Help the environment by NOT buying a new iPhone

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Sorry for sharing a Medium.com link, but this is an article I really want to highlight.

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What I Learned from my Running Mistakes

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Yes, this is the first post for a long time about running. I became quite about this topic, but now I try to slowly get back into this activity. In 2017 I was a running freak. I ran every day for a whole month and also preached about running a lot. Everybody should try it and do morning runs, was my mantra back then. The YouTubers I watched and podcasters I listened, as well as writers whose stories I read (all about motivation, self improvement, success etc.), had a huge impact on me.

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Fix Fedora Silverblue after “rpm-ostree ex livefs” failed

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This is just a quick post, I mainly write for myself, in case it should happen to me again. I temporarily broke my Fedora Silverblue installation for the second time by running the command:

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Using my blog to reply to other posts

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Yesterday, I added support to my Hugo theme to use it to reply to other posts on the web using the u-in-reply-to class (here’s the documentation for h-entry) and sending a webmention after publishing the post.

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My rwtxt setup

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Reply to: A question by Amit Gawande

Amit Gawande replied to my post about journaling with rwtxt with a question regarding my setup:

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Is there a privacy-friendly mobile OS?

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I stumbled on to /e/ some time ago (when it was announced and when they announced pre-installed refurbished phones with /e/), but took another look today after the launch of Android 10. In my opinion Android’s development is very worrying as it get’s more coupled to Google with every release. I don’t like iOS either, because its a completely walled garden.

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Send webmentions using a simple Go CLI

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I just wanted to share the tool, which I use to send my webmentions. I use the webmention Go library by Will Norris, which also includes a simple command line tool.

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Codeberg: Non-profit GitHub alternative from Germany

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Just today I migrated my hosting setup and use my private Gitea instance instead of GitLab. But because this is hosted at my home, I don’t want to trust it and it’s backups completely and have a fallback too. In the past I used GitLab for such tasks, but now I’m choosing Codeberg instead.

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Do you journal?

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Just a short time ago, I wrote about my favorite journaling software rwtxt. Today I discovered the story of someone else journaling.

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