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Mostly tech notes; occasional ramblings and—full disclosure—loose thoughts.

Even though I'm far from switching to *bsd as my daily driver I'm eager to have a #OpenBSD laptop around. And as I feel the need to switch my #Thinkpad X270 back from OpenBSD 6.8 to Linux—for reasons—I installed OpenBSD 6.8 on an rather old i368 laptop: a Dell Latitude X1...

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Just today, I've stumbled on Datacake (#SaaS). I must admit: I was intrigued right away by them claiming i) they offer a low-code IoT platform, ii) w/ out of the box support for Devices, Gateways, and #LoRaWAN® Networks and iii) all made in Germany. 🤔

1.-2-3 reasons to give it a try…

Also for my main machine (ThinkPad T25), I switched #Linux distro from Pop!_OS (essentially Ubuntu/Debian) rocking Regolith Linux—a well curated and appealing styled desktop environment based on #i3 tiling window manager and #GNOME—to Intel's Clear Linux*.

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Just yesterday I stumbled on the Hacker News post about Sxmo: Simple X Mobile – A Pinephone UI that is simple and suckless.

OF COURSE I needed to try this out…

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In recent years I've become an avid user of csvkit, a suite of command-line tools for converting to and working with CSV—which for me has become the king of tabular file formats.

Then, just recently, I've learned about xsv

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The team of the open source messenger application Delta Chat just recently released their #iOS client…

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Finally, a fast, simple (a.k.a. zero-stress) #journaling app w/ privacy in mind: ZenJournal

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I'm quite exited by the idea as well as the team behind Tailscale: a mesh #VPN—claiming and aiming for “Private networks made easy [finally]“…

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I've installed OpenSnitch, a GNU/#Linux port of the rather well known macOS application Little Snitch

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I'm using Regolith Linux—a well curated and appealing styled desktop environment based on #i3 tiling window manager and #GNOME—on all my Pop!_OS #Linux machines.

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