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  1. Upgrading to OpenBSD 6.7: that was easy!

    This morning I saw the new OpenBSD artwork and t-shirts that I liked instantly. But before ordering shirts, I wanted to do an upgrade. It could not have been easier. I must say that I always really liked the inplace upgrade option that Debian has been delivering for 20+ years …

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  2. Rollback Jitsi packages on Debian

    Last night new JITSI packages were released that broke in my setup. Making sure this would be the last time I break production by auto updating, I downgraded the packages manually and after that put a 'hold' in place for these specific packages. I actually hate doing that, because it …

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  3. Ansible role to deploy Jitsi

    Giving the extra need for videoconferencing services, I created a quick and dirty ansible role to deploy Jitsi on Ubuntu 18.04 or Debian 10.

    This is just the jitsi part, you may need to harden your machine for proper security. I have that too, but is not ready to …

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  4. Gigatron build prep

    With the LEGO build out of the way, now was a good time to check for the prerequisites for the Gigatron build. Somewhere in garage I found a crate with the multimeter and the soldering iron. The multimeter ran out of battery, that was easily fixed with a new 9V …

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  5. LEGO ISS set

    Some time ago I found an announcement for the LEGO ideas ISS set. I sorta forgot about it, but then I stumbled upon a picture of the boxed version on Pixelfed. I orderded it straight away and had to wait for a couple weeks while it was on backorder.

    This …

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  6. Debian 10 on my laptop

    Today I set up Debian 10 on an older Macbook. This for most part just worked, but it did involve a couple of extra steps when compared with Ubuntu. This is just a small note to future self to document the basic setup.

    • OS install via Debian DVD 1 on …
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  7. Bucketlist

    So I was at hacker hotel and it was great. I turned up for the infosec stuff, but I was inspired by the hacking stuff. 3D printers, homemade computers, silly builds. Clearly I spent too much time doing serious work and not enough really just fiddling around when it comes …

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