Copying large files to Nextcloud can be time consuming as a lot overhead is involved in passing the files through the LAMP stack. This blog post shows how files can be copied directly in the underlying file system and how Nextcloud's caches can be invalidated to inform Nextcloud about the new files.
This article mentions privacy concerns of the Amazon Audible platform and discusses how to prevent a lock-in into Amazon's apps in order to gain more privacy.
In this post I discuss how a Pi-hole can be controlled so that different rules apply to different groups of devices in the local network.
In this post I discuss which tweaks are necessary to deploy a Next.js project exported as static HTML files to GitHub pages.
This post describes my migration from i3 (X.org Server) to Sway (Wayland).
This article shows how tasks that have been encapsulated in Docker containers can be controlled by systemd timers. In case of an error a separate systemd service is triggered which sends a mail which contains the last view lines from the journal log.
This article describes how to migrate a Docker based Nextcloud instance from SQLite to PostgeSQL.
Learn how to install a kernel module that allows to use the Apple Facetime HD camera in your Arch or Manjaro Linux installation.
Learn how to setup a systemd timer that regularly fetches new mails from an IMAP server with OfflineIMAP.
i3 + termite is awesome. Having a simple theme changer is even better. Learn how to set up custom themes and apply them with a simple keystroke.
Spotify Desktop seems to have issues with HiDPI screens in Linux. This post shows how to fix it.
This article explains how to configure a command "open" in Linux that behaves similar to the command that macOS provides.
This post describes how wallpapers can be automatically changed in GNOME 3 with a simple script and a cronjob.
I decided to leave Google's e-mail services behind. This post describes how I changed to another provider and how I use my domain at the same time so that I can switch between e-mail providers more flexibly in the future.
In my spare time I like to travel by bike. As a data enthusiast it's no question to track my trips using services such as Komoot. Besides the data analysis methods that these companies provide on their websites or apps, they are always limited in what kind of analysis they provide to their customers. In this post I discuss how to extract data from Komoot and evaluate the data with Elasticsearch.
This article demonstrates how to solve the MNIST Digit Recognizer task by using a Convolutional Neural Net (CNN). It will be trained with TensorFlow, Googles open-source software library for Machine Intelligence. For the heavy-lifting the cloud provider FloydHub will be used.