Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

XXXX-10-05


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One year ago, I started using AdGuard Home instead of Pi-Hole to filter DNS requests and block ads and tracking. Yesterday, I switched to NextDNS instead. NextDNS has mostly the same features, but is hosted in the β€œcloud” and I have one less self-hosted service to care about. AdGuard Home is awesome, but NextDNS seems to be working great as well and also integrates with Tailscale easily.

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What the Facebook outage shows

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It’s remarkable that when Facebook is offline for a few hours, panic seems to break out everywhere.

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Nice, Firefox 93 got released. The big news is support for the AVIF image format, but Firefox finally has a datetime-local input implementation now!

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Linux updates are awesome

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I just updated my laptop (a Lenovo ThinkPad S1 Yoga) from Ubuntu 19.04 to the new Ubuntu 19.10 (beta). The last time I did a fresh install was one year ago, when I installed Ubuntu 18.10.

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Slow Drowning in the Flood of the Growing Reading List

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Hard Work or Hard Cut?

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How to Save Enormous Sums of Money When Buying a Used Notebook

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About the cost-benefit ratio

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Jan-Lukas Else