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WSL setup, tips and tricks

WSL or Windows Subsystem for Linux allows you to run a fully functional Linux environment, inside your Windows 10 system, without having to set up a virtual machine. It’s a lot more lightweight too, and it integrates nicely with the Windows OS, so it’s a great way to explore Linux, or use the two systems […]

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electronic music for ukraine

With all the horror going on in Ukraine, you just feel like you want to help in some way, right? A lot of musicians feel the same way, and brought out albums where the profits will go to humanitarian efforts to support the people of Ukraine. So here are a few albums I came across […]

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using vim to write prose

I use Vim to write blog posts, notes and documentation before using another text editor. I don’t consider myself a true writer, but I like to use the speed and shortcuts I know from writing code while I’m writing prose as well. Vim is primarily a programmers’ editor, so to make it better for general […]

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use a single mouse and keyboard to control all your computers

Working from home created a unique set of problems. For example, sharing your mouse and keyboard between your private laptop and your work laptop. Having two keyboards and mice around isn’t an option. It would clutter the desk massively, and I hate clutter.I don’t like messing with cables either, so my setup is wireless. But […]

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help defeat internet censorship with the Snowflake browser plugin

In some countries, you aren’t allowed to surf freely on the internet. Sites are censored, your traffic is monitored, your privacy and freedom are limited.Tools like the Tor browser help to bypass these internet blockades, but they rely on Tor-proxies. Running a Tor proxy takes some dedication and a certain technical background, but with the […]