Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

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Back to Ubuntu (again)

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Today I finally got a Bluetooth keyboard (Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard) delivered, after I had also got a Bluetooth mouse (Microsoft Modern Mouse in black) a few days ago. Originally I ordered a different set from another shop, but the package still seems not to have been sent.

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Nice thing: Because of Corona and because there are no presence lectures at my university at the moment, they have installed a Rocket.Chat instance. And this although there are a lot of deficits concerning digitalisation.

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I already have enough devices

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One problem that can occur when you are in a technology-focused bubble is that you often feel the desire to buy new hardware, even though you already have everything you need.

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My Thoughts about Meal Replacement Powders

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I have already written an article about the comparison of Huel and Myprotein Whole Fuel Blend. I find such meal replacement powders a very practical thing for several reasons:

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Google Now Bans Some Linux Web Browsers From Their Services

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BleepingComputer reports, that Google is blocking some Linux browsers (Konqueror, Falkon and Qutebrowser) from logging into it’s services, “because they may not be secure.”

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Longest talk show in the world?

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A livestream on YouTube (German) shows two moderators trying to break the Guinness World Record of the longest talk show. They have to moderate for at least 70 hours and 5 minutes (their goal is 72 hours) and only get 5 minutes per hour, which they can use for other activities (like sleeping or going to the toilet).

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Windows: Running Linux apps with Alpine WSL and VcXsrv

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If you want to use Linux applications on Windows you have multiple options. Using the Windows version of the application if it’s available, cross-compile the app, use a VM or Docker, or use the Windows Subsystem for Linux with a X Server.

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How secure is my email provider?

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You may ask yourself, how secure is the email provider you use or the mail server you operate yourself. Today I learned that there is a simple way to test this.

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Do Zero-Days and Though Work Towards Your Goals

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Julian Zehr recently published a post regarding Zero-Days, the days where you don’t do something to reach your goals. So where you don’t code to become the world’s best software developer or don’t write to become the most famous blogger. The days where you do something different.

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What’s this blog? (And what about Medium?)

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Or why I rent just another server now…

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