Ervaringen Clevo NL51GU met Debian 10

Posted on Sat 06 June 2020 in opensource • Tagged with debian, clevo

De afgelopen jaren heb ik al meerdere stappen gedaan / pogingen ondernomen om (weer) Linux op mijn laptop gebruiken. Rond 2005 heb ik de overstap gemaakt naar MacOS, maar de omstandigheden en de markt zijn ondertussen zo veranderd dat ik nu ook weer andere opties zie. Eerst heb ik eerste geprobeerd …


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Upgrading to OpenBSD 6.7: that was easy!

Posted on Wed 20 May 2020 in opensource • Tagged with openbsd

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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Rollback Jitsi packages on Debian

Posted on Fri 01 May 2020 in opensource • Tagged with jitsi, opensource

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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Ansible role to deploy Jitsi

Posted on Thu 19 March 2020 in opensource • Tagged with jitsi, opensource

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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Debian 10 on my laptop

Posted on Sat 22 February 2020 in opensource • Tagged with debian, dell_xps

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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