Jan-Lukas Else

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Retiring my Raspberry Pi (again)

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And again I changed something in my setup. Now I have turned off the Raspberry Pi 4 again and handed over the tasks to my EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT. But why? Here is my explanation.

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Costs to run this blog

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Kev Quirk and Horst Gutmann recently wrote about how much it cost them to run their blogs. So I thought, I could write about it too.

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Why I use tools like Docker and Flatpak

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I admit it, I am a big fan of pre-packaged software. Software that I simply set up by typing a single command or just adding a few lines to my existing configuration. I like simplicity and this kind of software makes things a lot easier and lets one focus on getting work done.

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What I like about Windows 10

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Support for Windows 7 ended yesterday. Now you have to pay for future security patches. Therefore it would be advisable to stop using this operating system version and look for another alternative.

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My new Surface Go

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It’s probably not that easy to understand, why I (as a strong Linux advocate) bought a Microsoft Surface Go and use Windows on it, but let me try to explain…

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Mass Delete Tweets (free & no 3rd-party apps)

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In this post I want to explain how you can mass-delete old tweets without the need to use a 3rd-party service that probably also want your money or scripts that require you to create an application on the Twitter developer portal. You will just make use of Firefox, Tweetdeck, some shell scripts and two command line tools.

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What Does My Software Setup Look Like?

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I recently got a new (refurbished) notebook and already wrote a post about that, but this time, I would like to focus on my software setup. What programs do I use for developing? What do I use for writing? And what is my favorite web browser?

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Competition Motivates Me

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I am an hobby Android developer and the developer of an app called Teleposter. It’s a simple and lightweight wrapper around the publishing platform Telegraph, which is created by Telegram and helps people publish articles the most simplest way.

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Do You Enjoy Your Work? - Being successful without being CEO

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I am currently undergoing an apprenticeship at a company and there has just been a change of trainer. At his farewell, the old trainer mentioned that he thinks it is important to have fun with what you do. This is the only way to ensure that you can stay physically and mentally fit until retirement, without problems such as burnout.

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