Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Linux on Lenovo ThinkPad L460

Finding a laptop that is well supported by Linux, has nice features and is not too expensive can be quite a task. Lucky the Lenovo ThinkPad L460 fits my requirements.

Mon, May 2, 2016

Duplicity backup: Dropbox vs Google drive back end

As many other I have been looking for a cheap encrypted offsite backup for family photos, documents and other important data. I quickly choose duplicity as it provides the encrypted part and the possibility to use many different storage solutions, but the cheap offsite part is was a bit harder to find.

Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Local PHP development with Vim/Neovim and Docker

I use Neovim for all my text editing, and as I'm a web developer I edit a lot of HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript. And not only do I have to switch between different programming/markup languages I also have to switch between different environments, ranging from old Drupal 6 sites on Debian squeeze to a Symfony setup on Debian Jessie to ensure that my code works in production.