21.11.2019

The end of Windows 7

Windows 7 logo

Windows 7 has been a very important operating system to me. Even though I’m now a convinced linux user, it still had a big impact on me. Now, the support is nearing its end - and that’s a great opportunity.

10.10.2019

Four stages of using Jekyll

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Jekyll is an awesome static-site generator. It is also installed on GitHub Pages by default. However, you have to get into it - and this are the stages when using it.

14.02.2019

Biofuels: disappointment or possible future?

Rape field

In our current environment, sustainability becomes more and more important. Biofuels offer a climate-friendly option in an energy-hungry society. But are they really a possible future, or do the negatives outweigh their benefits?

11.07.2018

CO2 compensation: why and how you should do it

Plant and soil in hand

Our environment has become increasingly important in the way we act and think. With climate change as an immediate danger, we have to change the way we produce things, as can be seen in renewable energies and the like. However, this isn’t enough. In a time where emissions exceed the required maximum by far, we have to take matters in our own hands and need to start with CO2 compensation.

19.06.2018

How do you keep your ecological footprint low

A sapling in soil

We live in a time where ecological thinking has become more and more important. Since global warming and CO2 are a growing danger, we need to be more aware of our environment. But how can one effectively live more “green” and leave a positive impact on the world? The ecological footprint plays a great role there.

04.06.2018

Some useful tips and tools for Ubuntu

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Ubuntu is an awesome distribution and one of its goals is to be as user-friendly as possible. While a fresh installation is ready to use, you can still tweak it to fit your needs. The following 10 tools might be a useful addition to your computer.

28.05.2018

Free software - about the GNU project

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Software, developed by companies or by volunteers - can be of two sorts. It either is free (as in freedom) or proprietary. In most cases, companies choose the latter - because they can make much more profit off the product. Famous for that are for example the Adobe software, Google Chrome, Windows and many, many more. Free software, on the other hand, allows its users to view and edit the source code freely - examples are Emacs, the Linux kernel and other programs.

26.04.2018

Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic Beaver" release

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In case you’ve missed it, today (26.04.2018) is the launch day of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This is great news, for one because it’s always exciting to explore something new which will be around for the next five years, but more importantly, because it has a lot of improvements and fixes I really enjoy.