diekershoff.nethttp://diekershoff.net//pub/diekershoff/tobiasSat, 11 Nov 2017 18:53:00 +0100PirateBox 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)">FSFE 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 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/fsfeselfhostingfreedomboxpirateboxdebianarchlinuxDebian Stretchhttp://diekershoff.net/2017/08/stretch/<p>I'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 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 least …</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/">IMDB</a>). It took us a while, as we were watching it on a bi-weekly basis and one episode at a 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">FSFE</a> booth at the Maker Fair in 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'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 many …</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 LAN 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 Dat</a> at LinuxWorks! LUG I started my good old eeePC (some 5 years old, but don'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 I …</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't give up after the 1st brew …</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... you know what I 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'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 it.</p> <p>I had massive problems with the updating process …</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> RAID1. 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://fsfe.org/campaigns/ilovefs/artwork/graphics/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 FLOSS 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 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'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 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">FSFE</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 resume...</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/fsfefiffdigigestalkscyberpeaceMarkdown 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 posting...[/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'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 github:</p> <ul> <li>optimize_images</li> <li>pelican_youtube and 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 to …</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--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 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 '10 or so. Mostly it's just playing around with HTML and <em>cool ideas</em> that loose their coolness after some days... But this time for real, I will relaunch the page for real--using <a href="[http://getpelican.com">pelican</a> for "content …</p>Tobias DiekershoffSat, 11 Oct 2014 15:26:00 +0200tag:diekershoff.net,2014-10-11:/2014/10/relaunch using pelican/pelicandiekershoff.netrelaunch