diekershoff.nethttp://diekershoff.net//pub/diekershoff/tobiasFri, 15 Feb 2019 17:02:00 +0100I love Free Software 2019http://diekershoff.net/2019/02/i_love_floss_2019/<p>It is Valentines day again, and thus we celebrate the <a href="https://fsfe.org/campaigns/ilovefs/index.html">I love Free Software</a> day. Giving back some love to the developers, translators, documentators and all the other wonderful people working on Free Software, mostly in their spare time. This time even having a <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Berlin/2019-02-14">meetup of the local <span class="caps">FSFE</span> supporter …</a></p>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 15 Feb 2019 17:02:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2019-02-15:/2019/02/i_love_floss_2019/tiddlywikiwikifsfeberlinAsciiDoctor + reveal.jshttp://diekershoff.net/2019/01/asciidoctor_+_reveal.js/<p>Lately I developed a liking for generating slides and handouts for talks I do with AsciiDoctor and reveljs. Probably rooted in my liking of working with AsciiDoctor to produce <span class="caps">PDF</span>, ePUB and <span class="caps">HTML</span> files from a single source. Here I&#8217;d like to present my <em>setup</em> for doing&nbsp;so.</p> <h2>Ingredients …</h2>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 13 Jan 2019 10:27:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2019-01-13:/2019/01/asciidoctor_+_reveal.js/asciidoctorrevealjstalkfsfeXMas Jukeboxhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/12/xmas_jukebox/<p>Just how old-school we are&#8230; Our XMas jukebox usually consists of a couple of audio CDs and the radio/<span class="caps">CD</span> deck in the living room. Which, in itself, is not really wrong. By no means. But I was tired of changing the CDs once in a while when all the …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 29 Dec 2018 18:04:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-12-29:/2018/12/xmas_jukebox/linuxflossdebianmusicraspberrypiDevuanhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/12/devuan/<p>As written in October, after the <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Berlin/2018-09-15">Software Freedom Day</a>, I installed <a href="https://devuan.org/">Devuan <span class="caps">GNU</span>/Linux</a> on my notebook for distribution testing. Devuan is a <a href="https://debian.org">Debian</a> based distribution with one big difference. It has removed <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systemd">systemd</a>.</p> <p><img alt="Devuan GNU/Linux Logo" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/devuan-logo600dpi.png"></p> <p>Apart from that difference it feels a lot like the parent distribution. If you know your …</p>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 28 Dec 2018 11:35:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-12-28:/2018/12/devuan/devuandebiansystemdlinuxfloss2018 Booklisthttp://diekershoff.net/2018/12/2018booklist/<p>And with the&nbsp;words</p> <blockquote> <p>“I wonder,” Hector replied, his voice low and sad. “I wonder if we should have them. God gave man the Earth. He never promised him the stars. I wonder if He’ll follow us out&nbsp;there.”</p> <p>Anna squeezed his hand again, and then let it go …</p></blockquote>Tobias DiekershoffWed, 26 Dec 2018 19:13:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-12-26:/2018/12/2018booklist/booksreadingPureOShttp://diekershoff.net/2018/10/pureos/<p>Time again to change the distribution used on my notebook. Not that I&#8217;m unhappy with <a href="https://www.pureos.net/">PureOS</a>, I just felt that urge to switch&nbsp;again.</p> <p>PureOS is a <a href="https://debian.org">Debien</a> derivative, based on <em>Sid</em>, which means you don&#8217;t get the <em>old but stable</em> software from Debian stable but rather fresh …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 06 Oct 2018 10:49:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-10-06:/2018/10/pureos/pureoslinuxflossFIfFKon 2018http://diekershoff.net/2018/10/fiffkon18/<p>Last weekend the <a href="https://fiff.de">Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung e.V.</a> (FIfF, something like <em>Forum Computer Scientists for Peace and Social Responsibility</em>) had its annual conference in Berlin <a href="https://2018.fiffkon.de">#FIfFKon18</a>.</p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Brave New&nbsp;World</strong></p> <p>Gestaltungsfreiheiten und Machtmuster soziotechnischer&nbsp;Systeme</p> </blockquote> <p>We, from the <a href="https://fsfe.org"><span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> supporter <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Berlin?highlight=(\bCategory%2FInactive\b)">group in Berlin</a>, were there with a …</p>Tobias DiekershoffWed, 03 Oct 2018 11:20:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-10-03:/2018/10/fiffkon18/BerlinFLOSSfifffiffkonfsfeSoftware Freedom Day in Berlin - Addendumhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/09/sfd-2018-2/<div class="paragraph"> <p>Just a short addendum to my last posting about the <a href="http://diekershoff.net/2018/09/sfd-2018/">Software Freedom Day 2018 in Berlin</a> so that you can find the material for my talk about Asciidoctor. They are online in the <a href="https://git.fsfe.org/tobiasd/talks/src/branch/master/sfd2018">git repository of the <span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> where I store my talks I gave within the <span class="caps">FLOSS</span> context. There …</p></div>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 16 Sep 2018 21:15:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-09-16:/2018/09/sfd-2018-2/BerlinFLOSSSFDtalkSoftware Freedom Day in Berlinhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/09/sfd-2018/<div id="preamble"> <div class="sectionbody"> <div class="paragraph"> <p>Next Saturday, September 15th is <a href="https://www.softwarefreedomday.org/">Software Freedom Day</a> to celebrate <a href="https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.en.html">Free Software</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="sect1"> <h2 id="_floss_community_meetup_in_berlin"><span class="caps">FLOSS</span> Community Meetup in&nbsp;Berlin</h2> <div class="sectionbody"> <div class="paragraph"> <p>In Berlin we are organizing a <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Berlin/2018-09-15">meetup</a> for the <a href="https://lug.berlin"><span class="caps">FLOSS</span> Community</a> at the <a href="http://zope2.in-berlin.de:8100/wsb/elok/">youth club elok</a> near Ostkreuz station. Opening of the event is at 14 o&#8217;clock with a seminar program starting …</p></div></div></div>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 07 Sep 2018 19:31:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-09-07:/2018/09/sfd-2018/BerlinFLOSSSFDtalkAnonymity Mattershttp://diekershoff.net/2018/07/anonymity_matters/<p>The other day we had a meeting of the <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Berlin/2018-07-26">local fellowship group</a> of the <a href="https://fsfe.org"><span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> in solidarity with the <a href="https://www.zwiebelfreunde.de/">Zwiebelfreunde e.V.</a>. The Zwiebelfreunde office and the appartments of some of the members was <a href="https://blog.torservers.net/20180704/coordinated-raids-of-zwiebelfreunde-at-various-locations-in-germany.html">raided by the police</a> earlier this month because&#8230; well I don&#8217;t know&nbsp;exactly:</p> <blockquote> <p>The brief …</p></blockquote>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 27 Jul 2018 10:08:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-07-27:/2018/07/anonymity_matters/FSFEZwiebelfreundeTortalkPython and gettexthttp://diekershoff.net/2018/06/python_and_gettext/<p>Since at least <a href="https://www.infoworld.com/article/2929732/open-source-software/sourceforge-commits-reputational-suicide.html">SourceForge</a> committed suicide it is obvious that companies hosting your code may be part of the problem. Having central spots for code and/or <span class="caps">FLOSS</span> projects is nice, but not really necessary. As long as the project has a homepage that links to a copy of the …</p>Tobias DiekershoffThu, 07 Jun 2018 07:06:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-06-07:/2018/06/python_and_gettext/pythongettexttranslationstransifexfriendicagiteagithubLeather for quick and dirty plotshttp://diekershoff.net/2018/06/leather_for_quick_and_dirty_plots/<p>The other day, when I installed <a href="https://jupyter.org/">jupyter notebook</a> on the fresh installed PureOS, I stumbled over <a href="http://leather.readthedocs.io/en/0.3.3/index.html">Leather</a>. Leather&nbsp;is</p> <blockquote> <p>the Python charting library for those who need charts now and don’t care if they’re&nbsp;perfect.</p> </blockquote> <p>as they say in the introduction of the documentation. That sounds nice, and …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 03 Jun 2018 07:42:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-06-03:/2018/06/leather_for_quick_and_dirty_plots/pythonleatherplotdataanalysisfriendicafederationMaker Faire Berlin 2018http://diekershoff.net/2018/05/maker_faire_berlin_2018/<p>This weekend, from Friday on, was Maker Faire in Berlin. <a href="https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhlheide#FEZ"><span class="caps">FEZ</span></a> to be precise. The ground of the old <em>Pionierrepublik</em>. No <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Th%C3%A4lmann_Pioneer_Organisation">pioneers</a> there anymore, instead robots, droids and maker creating fascinating hardware&nbsp;projects.</p> <p><img alt="Maker Faire Maker ticket with FSFE logo" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/mfb2018.jpg"></p> <p>I had only time on Sunday. But even with the short, heavy rain break, it was a …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 28 May 2018 11:28:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-05-28:/2018/05/maker_faire_berlin_2018/fsfeberlinmakerfaireRemoved some old contenthttp://diekershoff.net/2018/05/removed_some_old_content/<p>I have removed some old and outdated stuff. E.g. my old collection of Shadowrun related materials from the mid 90s. I thought a long time about re-doing the data-haven, or merge ít again with the rest of this homepage, but in the end decided against it. The material was …</p>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 25 May 2018 11:34:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-05-25:/2018/05/removed_some_old_content/springcleaningAligning images in Pelicanhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/05/aligning_images_in_pelican/<p>I&#8217;ve tried some ways over the last days to align images in articles using pelican. It seems to be one of the things the <em>easy</em> markup languages left out of the syntax. At least to my&nbsp;knowledge.</p> <p>AsciiDoc has the simple alignment of an image. That is putting it …</p>Tobias DiekershoffTue, 22 May 2018 18:03:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-05-22:/2018/05/aligning_images_in_pelican/pelicanmarkdownimageshtmlOpenTechSummit 2018http://diekershoff.net/2018/05/opentechsummit_2018/<blockquote> <p>Yes&#8230; second backyard, take the left&nbsp;stairways.</p> </blockquote> <p><img alt="on my way to the 2nd backyard, left stairways" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/ots2018.jpg"></p> <p>To be honest, I was a bit early yesterday morning for the <a href="https://opentechsummit.net/">OpenTechSummit</a> and later they put out signs for people to find the venue. But we wanted to set up the booth for the <span class="caps">FSFE</span>, so we got there a bit&nbsp;before …</p>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 11 May 2018 18:48:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2018-05-11:/2018/05/opentechsummit_2018/fsfeotsberlinA first Seasonhttp://diekershoff.net/2018/02/a_first_season/<p>After the <a href="http://diekershoff.net/2017/11/the_five_years_mission/">sudden half season break</a> now the <em>sudden</em> end of the 1st season two weeks ago. I mean 15 episodes is not a complete season for me. And yes, I know that <span class="caps">TOS</span> had the same amount of episodes per season. But I&#8217;m a child of <span class="caps">TNG</span>, <span class="caps">DS9 …</span></p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 26 Feb 2018 14:31:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-02-26:/2018/02/a_first_season/startrekdiscuveryFork Awesomehttp://diekershoff.net/2018/02/fork_awesome/<p>I just switched from Fort Awesome to <a href="https://forkawesome.github.io/Fork-Awesome/">Fork Awesome</a> on this blog. Fork Awesome is a drop-in replacement for Font Awesome, that includes some long missed icons like <i class="fa fa-friendica" aria-hidden="true"></i>, <i class="fa fa-hubzilla" aria-hidden="true"></i> and <i class="fa fa-diaspora" aria-hidden="true"></i>.</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 26 Feb 2018 14:17:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-02-26:/2018/02/fork_awesome/fontawesomethemeI love Free Softwarehttp://diekershoff.net/2018/02/i_love_free_software/<div style="text-align: left; float: right;"><img alt="Public Monex Public Code sticker" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/pmpc-sticker-thumb.png"></div> <p>The 2018 edition of the <a href="http://fsfe.org/campaigns/ilovefs/">I love Free Software</a> day. And yes I still love Free Software. Maybe even more so after last year had some &#8220;<em>funny</em>&#8221; revelations like the <a href="https://ccc.de/en/updates/2017/pc-wahl"><span class="caps">PC</span> Wahl fiasco</a> in Germany. Just one reason more to support the <a href="https://fsfe.org"><span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> campaign <a href="https://publiccode.eu">Public Money? Puclic Code!</a> to get …</p>Tobias DiekershoffWed, 14 Feb 2018 10:15:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-02-14:/2018/02/i_love_free_software/flossilovefscccfsfefishoolitepmpcMy .git/hooks for Friendica developmenthttp://diekershoff.net/2018/02/my_.git_hooks_for_friendica_development/<p>Just wanted to write down the <a href="https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Customizing-Git-Git-Hooks">git hooks</a> I&#8217;m using for <a href="https://friendi.ca">Friendica</a> development. Both scripts do belong into the <code>.git/hooks</code> directory of the Friendica repository you are using. Additionally they need to be&nbsp;executable.</p> <h2>pre-commit</h2> <p>To avoid <span class="caps">PHP</span> syntax errors I let git execute checks on all changed …</p>Tobias DiekershoffThu, 01 Feb 2018 11:08:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-02-01:/2018/02/my_.git_hooks_for_friendica_development/friendicagitcomposerIntermezzo with QubesOShttp://diekershoff.net/2018/01/intermezzo_with_qubesos/<p>Shortly after last years <a href="https://2017.fiffkon.de/">FIfFkon</a> I installed <a href="https://www.qubes-os.org/">QubesOS R3.2</a> on my notebook. I was a bit sceptical at first, as my notebook is not <span class="caps">SOTA</span>, never was. It only has <span class="caps">4GB</span> of <span class="caps">RAM</span> and no SSDs, which is something like the <em>minimum</em> the projects states on the list of …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 15 Jan 2018 09:03:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-01-15:/2018/01/intermezzo_with_qubesos/linuxqubesosdebianfedora34c3:tuwat!http://diekershoff.net/2018/01/34c3_tuwat!/<p>Already mid-January. Time flies after the congress as it did at the congress. But I think I finally arrived back in <span class="caps">CET</span> from the alternate timeline of the congress. The 34th Chaos Communications Congress (34c3 for short) this year at a new location at Messe Leipzig. That means almost 10 …</p>Tobias DiekershoffWed, 10 Jan 2018 10:51:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2018-01-10:/2018/01/34c3_tuwat!/34c3cccfsfecongresstalkfriendicadiasporafederationIn the End, it was almost easyhttp://diekershoff.net/2017/12/in_the_end_it_was_almost_easy/<p>Though the way towards building my first package for the <a href="https://debian.org">Debian</a> package manager was hard. And I don&#8217;t even know anymore for sure why. Because in the end, once knowing the progress, building the package was almost easy. Said after N failed attempts to do&nbsp;so.</p> <p>As hinted <a href="https://friendi.ca/2017/11/28/hackathon-berlin-2017/">at …</a></p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 10 Dec 2017 10:23:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2017-12-10:/2017/12/in_the_end_it_was_almost_easy/debianaptpackageThe Five Years Missionhttp://diekershoff.net/2017/11/the_five_years_mission/<p>Monday. I just wanted to fire up the browser to watch the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery. And then I remembered that there is no new episode today because of the silly mid-season break. I think this is the first time I&#8217;m <em>suffering</em> due these. Though, to be …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 20 Nov 2017 18:40:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2017-11-20:/2017/11/the_five_years_mission/startrekdiscoverycontinuesPirateBox and FreedomBoxhttp://diekershoff.net/2017/11/piratebox_and_freedombox/<p>Last Thursday at the local <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Berlin?highlight=(\bCategory%2FInactive\b)"><span class="caps">FSFE</span> group meeting</a> in Berlin, we had a small introductory talk about the <a href="https://piratebox.cc/">PirateBox</a> and the <a href="http://freedombox.org">FreedomBox</a> projects. Both projects are about <em>self-hosting</em>, running on cheap hardware (like the RaspberryPi), but both have very different&nbsp;scopes.</p> <h2>PirateBox</h2> <p>The PirateBox is an <a href="https://www.archlinux.org/">Arch/Linux</a> based project …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 11 Nov 2017 18:53:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2017-11-11:/2017/11/piratebox_and_freedombox/fsfeselfhostingfreedomboxpirateboxdebianarchlinuxtalkDebian Stretchhttp://diekershoff.net/2017/08/stretch/<p>I&#8217;m finally done updating my and my families computers to <a href="https://debian.org">Debian</a> 9 (Stretch). Finally as I also count the <a href="https://www.raspberrypi.org/">Raspberry Pis</a> that are used e.g. as printer server at home and Raspbian needed a bit longer for the&nbsp;release.</p> <p><img alt="Stretch from Toy Story" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/stretch.jpg"></p> <p>All the preparation before the upgrade, where useless. At …</p>Tobias DiekershoffTue, 29 Aug 2017 11:30:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2017-08-29:/2017/08/stretch/debianjessiestretchraspberrypiraspbianThe Expansehttp://diekershoff.net/2017/07/the_expanse/<p>Last week we finally finished watching <em>The Expanse</em> (<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3230854/"><span class="caps">IMDB</span></a>). It took us a while, as we were watching it on a bi-weekly basis and one episode at a&nbsp;time.</p> <p>I liked the show for various reasons. One is, it is nicely done hard science fiction in a realistic setting. It …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 23 Jul 2017 07:54:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2017-07-23:/2017/07/the_expanse/expansetvseriesrpgMaker Fair Berlin 2017http://diekershoff.net/2017/06/maker_fair_berlin_2017/<p>We had a special visitor at the <a href="https://fsfe.org"><span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> booth at the Maker Fair in&nbsp;Berlin.</p> <p><img alt="R2 loves Free Software" src="http://diekershoff.net/images/r2atmakerfair.jpg"></p> <p>It was my 1st Maker Fair, as I&#8217;m more the Free Software person, not the tinker person, but it was a really cool weekend! Lots of cool projects to have a look at. And …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 11 Jun 2017 19:29:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2017-06-11:/2017/06/maker_fair_berlin_2017/fsfeberlinCardDAV and CalDAV setup for SailfishOShttp://diekershoff.net/2016/06/carddav_and_caldav_setup_for_sailfishos/<p>I recently switched my <span class="caps">LAN</span> server to be hosted on a RasPi 2B, over the move I obviously needed to change the CalDAV / CardDAV settings on my Jolla. But instead of just changing the settings in <a href="https://openrepos.net/content/ovekaaven/syncevolution">SyncEcolution</a>, the sync client I used so far, I went to checkout the current …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 27 Jun 2016 17:13:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2016-06-27:/2016/06/carddav_and_caldav_setup_for_sailfishos/jollacaldavcarddavradicalesailfishosOpenBSD on the eeePChttp://diekershoff.net/2016/05/openbsd_on_the_eeepc/<p>Last week in preperation for the <a href="http://www.linux-works.de/Wiki/LinuxPresentationDay/April2016/">Linux Presentation Day</a> at LinuxWorks! <span class="caps">LUG</span> I started my good old eeePC (some 5 years old, but don&#8217;t nail me down to an exact age) after <em>some</em> time. Doing so, I discovered that the Antergos Linux installed did not boot :-/ My guess is …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 02 May 2016 06:46:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2016-05-02:/2016/05/openbsd_on_the_eeepc/eeepcopenbsdlinuxFriendica Meetup in Zwenkauhttp://diekershoff.net/2015/08/friendica_meetup_in_zwenkau/<p>Over the last weekend <a href="http://friendica.com">~friendica</a> had a <em>user and developer meeting</em> in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwenkau">Zwenkau</a> in the vicinity of Leipzig. Traveling with Deutsche Bahn, I expected me beeing the one telling the horror stories of the travel at the come-together at the roof-top of Kap Zwenkau, but no. Others had much more …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 24 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2015-08-24:/2015/08/friendica_meetup_in_zwenkau/2015friendicazwenkauFantasy Filmfest 2015http://diekershoff.net/2015/08/fantasyfilmfest_2015/<p>Summer in the city. The asphalt boils with 40°C and above, the cinema offers a cooled down place and the <a href="http://fantasyfilmfest.com">Fantasy Filmfest</a> nice content to do so. Eventhough I condensed the festival down to a weekend for myself with 4 screenings and turned it thus into a short film …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 10 Aug 2015 08:25:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2015-08-10:/2015/08/fantasyfilmfest_2015/fff2015berlincinemafantasyanimationshortfilmCold Coffeehttp://diekershoff.net/2015/06/cold_coffee/<p>This is going to be <em>just another recipe for <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_brew">cold-brew coffee</a></em> (just fire up your <a href="https://duckduckgo.com/?q=cold+brew+coffee&amp;ia=about">fav search engine</a> there is a billion and one recipe out there). It took me almost 2 years of experimentation to get the recipe right <em>for me</em> so don&#8217;t give up after the 1st …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 06 Jun 2015 17:37:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2015-06-06:/2015/06/cold_coffee/coffeecoldbrewsummerrecipeMoinMoin Jollahttp://diekershoff.net/2015/05/moinmoin_jolla/<p><img src="http://diekershoff.net/images/jolla_moinmoin.png" style="padding: 10px; float: right;"> I was looking for a note taking application for the Jolla the other day, but did not really find anything fitting my needs. Like formatting the texts, include images in the notes, interlinking notes&#8230; you know what I&nbsp;mean.</p> <p>Finally the realization dawned <em>that thing is a Linux computer, just …</em></p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 11 May 2015 09:20:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2015-05-11:/2015/05/moinmoin_jolla/jollamoinmoinwikinotesflossGood bye OwnCloudhttp://diekershoff.net/2015/05/good_bye_owncloud/<p>It&#8217;s time for me to say good bye to something I really like, from the idea behind and the features it offers down the the interface (more or less): <a href="http://owncloud.org">OwnCloud</a>. But it just makes more hazzle then I get back from&nbsp;it.</p> <p>I had massive problems with the updating …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 10 May 2015 09:08:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2015-05-10:/2015/05/good_bye_owncloud/owncloudradicalekhalkhardpythonredmatrixflossFriendica 3.3.3http://diekershoff.net/2015/02/friendica_3.3.3/<p>The Friendica project has released version 3.3.3 of Friendica <a href="http://friendica.com/node/67">today</a>. Among other things this release included support for the <a href="http://sharetodiaspora.github.io/about/">advanced sharer for diaspora*</a> which I have now enabled here for the blog entries, so you can share entries in Friendica and diaspora* now more easily[ref]and I …</p>Tobias DiekershoffTue, 24 Feb 2015 10:45:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-02-24:/2015/02/friendica_3.3.3/friendicaUpgrading from Wheezy to Jessiehttp://diekershoff.net/2015/02/upgrading_from_wheezy_to_jessie/<p>I ran out of disk space on one of my Linux boxes recently and, just for playing around and doing it, I decided to put in the new disk space as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Btrfs">btrfs</a> <span class="caps">RAID1</span>. Too minimize the problems on the real thing I started on a VirtualBox fresh installed <a href="http://debian.org">Debian</a> Wheezy …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 23 Feb 2015 08:30:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-02-23:/2015/02/upgrading_from_wheezy_to_jessie/linuxdebianwheezyjessieI ❤ FLOSShttp://diekershoff.net/2015/02/i_love_floss/<p><a href="http://ilovefs.org"><img src="http://diekershoff.net/images/ilovefs-button-small-en.png" style="border: 0 !important; float: right; padding:10px; width: 160px;" alt="I love Free Software!"></a> I wish you all a happy <a href="http://ilovefs.org/">I ❤ Free Software</a> day; thanks for all the hard work for anybody who is contributing to the <span class="caps">FLOSS</span> micro-cosmos, making it a better place. Thank you for writing code, doing translations, reporting and fixing bugs and have some helping advise for new&nbsp;users.</p> <p>In …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 14 Feb 2015 09:29:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-02-14:/2015/02/i_love_floss/FLOSSfriendicasylpeedgnupgjollailovefsNew Color Presets for friendicas Clean themehttp://diekershoff.net/2015/01/lime_and_orange_clean/<p>I&#8217;ve added two new color presets to the <a href="https://bytebucket.org/tobiasd/clean/">clean theme</a> for <a href="http://friendica.com">friendica</a>. The new <em>Lime and Orange</em> and <em>Shades of Pink</em> are now selectable in the theme settings alongside <em>Midnight</em>, <em>Bootstrap</em>, <em>GeoCities Retro</em> and the default&nbsp;preset.</p>Tobias DiekershoffThu, 15 Jan 2015 09:25:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-01-15:/2015/01/lime_and_orange_clean/friendicacleanAftershows and Kickoffhttp://diekershoff.net/2015/01/kickoff_2015/<p>Yesterday was the first bi-weekly fellowship meeting of <a href="http://fsfe.org"><span class="caps">FSFE</span></a> in Berlin in 2015, Tuesday the <a href="https://digitalegesellschaft.de/2015/01/massenabmahnungen-klage/">32nd Netpolitical Evening</a> of the <a href="https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digitale_Gesellschaft">Digitale Gesellschaft</a>. Both somewhat after-show party for 31c3 and kickoff 2015, both with interesting talks. Just a short&nbsp;resume&#8230;</p> <p>The talks from Tuesday are <a href="https://digitalegesellschaft.de/2015/01/videos-vom-32-netzpolitischen-abend/">online</a>. I think the 2nd is …</p>Tobias DiekershoffFri, 09 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-01-09:/2015/01/kickoff_2015/fsfefiffdigigestalkcyberpeaceMarkdown addon for Friendicahttp://diekershoff.net/2015/01/markdown-addon-for-friendica/<p>For some reason, some people dislike BBCode, which is i<a href="https://snarl.de/help/BBCode">natively used</a> by <a href="http://friendica.com">friendica</a>, but prefere <a href="http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/">Markdown</a> which is a more limited markdown language that is use by e.g. Diaspora or github[ref]or in fact me right now writing this&nbsp;posting&#8230;[/ref].</p> <p>For all morkdown enthusiast out there …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSun, 04 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2015-01-04:/2015/01/markdown-addon-for-friendica/friendicadiasporamarkdownbbcodeTypgogrify and IndiWebhttp://diekershoff.net/2014/12/typgogrify-and-indiweb/<p>Skimming through the plugins for pelican[ref]http://<a href="http://getpelican.com">getpelican.com</a>[/ref] I&#8217;ve decided for the following list of things that sound useful from their <a href="https://github.com/getpelican/pelican-plugins">addon directory</a> at&nbsp;github:</p> <ul> <li>optimize_images</li> <li>pelican_youtube and&nbsp;pelican_vimeo</li> <li>simple_footnotes</li> <li>sitemap</li> <li>render_math.</li> </ul> <p>Which summs up all the tools I can currently think of that I need …</p>Tobias DiekershoffThu, 25 Dec 2014 14:27:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2014-12-25:/2014/12/typgogrify-and-indiweb/diekershoff.netpelicanwebtoolsreclaim the webindiwebFriendica 3.3.2http://diekershoff.net/2014/12/friendica_332/<p>The <a href="http://friendica.com">friendica</a> project has a little, mostly bug fixing, gift for the holidays&#8212;version <a href="http://friendica.com/node/66">3.3.2</a> of the social network server. <strong>Happy Holidays everyone</strong> hope to see you within the federation&nbsp;2015!</p>Tobias DiekershoffWed, 24 Dec 2014 14:30:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2014-12-24:/2014/12/friendica_332/friendicasoftwarefederationPelican Themehttp://diekershoff.net/2014/12/1st_steps_on_the_pelican_theme/<p>After gathering some more ideas about <em>how the page should look</em> and me settling agin for something unfancy but hopefully functional. It will emplay <a href="http://getbootstrap.com">bootstrap</a>, just to get this page into the mobile friendly age. The overall layout inspired by a theme by <a href="http://www.bootstrapzero.com/bootstrap-template/affix-sidebar">Bootply</a> combined with the <a href="http://bootswatch.com/sandstone/#">Sandstone</a> color schema …</p>Tobias DiekershoffMon, 22 Dec 2014 19:35:00 +0100tag:diekershoff.net,2014-12-22:/2014/12/1st_steps_on_the_pelican_theme/pelicanrelaunchdiekershoff.netSomething new, this time for realhttp://diekershoff.net/2014/10/relaunch%20using%20pelican/<p>I have a <em>new design</em> for diekershoff.net on my harddisk from each year since &#8216;10 or so. Mostly it&#8217;s just playing around with <span class="caps">HTML</span> and <em>cool ideas</em> that loose their coolness after some days&#8230; But this time for real, I will relaunch the page for real&#8212;using <a href="[http://getpelican.com">pelican …</a></p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 11 Oct 2014 15:26:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2014-10-11:/2014/10/relaunch using pelican/pelicandiekershoff.netrelaunch