Bread time

As my server was hitting its capacity limits, it was time to rethink the whole webstack and do some improvements. And that’s exactly where I ditched gzip in favor of Brotli. Considering that it’s supported by the major browsers, I checked my Matomo analysis to see if I would run into any problems. As I had almost no […]

Looking at Pi-Hole

Pi-Hole is a nice tool to reduce ads on your network. The way it’s working is pretty simple: The main component doing the magic is a DNS server, which’s job is to give bogus answers for unwanted domains so that the client either asks ‘localhost’ or the pi. What’s being blocked depends on a few lists which are […]

Looking at Jolla

Due to me having some time and my old OnePlus One Smartphone, I decided to have a look and find (stock) Android alternatives – something that exists without that rather enclosed Google-Environment. I mean, there surely has to be some guys trying to, right? A quick google search showed some old Android 5 ROMs, Ubuntu Touch and Sailfish […]

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