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Published on in 💬 Micro

I just updated my Ubuntu installation from 20.10 to 21.04 and I have to say (again): I love Ubuntu updates, they are so simple and fast! I can probably do 5 major Ubuntu updates in the time I do one major Windows update.


WSL 2 support for Linux GUI apps is coming soon

Published on in 🔗 Links

Last year’s announcement that WSL 2 would soon support Linux GUI apps seems to be getting more real, as the feature is now present in an Insider build. Running Linux GUI apps in WSL 2 then makes such workarounds as I once described unnecessary. I’m curious to see in which release the feature will end up.


Use Telegram as a notification service with Go

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev

Telegram is my favorite messenger for chatting. There are many reasons for this. But Telegram is also very suitable to use it as a notification service for your own projects. For example I get a daily overview of the number of page views of my blogs, but also notifications about new Webmentions, or likes and announcements via ActivityPub are sent to me via Telegram.


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