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Removing Git Credentials (Windows)

I found myself in an environment where I need to be able to log out users automatically.

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Spotify CarThing Internet Access

The Spotify CarThing was discontinued late 2022 and subsequently heavily discounted. I got a friend of mine to send one to me, because at that time it was pretty apparent that there was a good chance of this being very hackable. First order of business for me was: internet access.

Here, we’re setting up a Raspberry Pi with a Socks-Proxy, a local webserver and the relevant settings on the CarThing itself.

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Securing a QNAP NAS

I recently bought a new NAS, after my old one turned ten. I am very satisfied with the reliability of my old QNAP which is still supported with software updates. This makes me a happy customer, and so I did not see any reason to switch brands. After initial setup (networking, firmware update, disabling most services) I did not get around to finishing its setup for a few days. It basically sat there from late May 2020 to early July 2020. Somehow it contracted QSnatch in that timeframe. I’ll explain what I did differently after that.

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Die Maus ist wichtiger als Volksmusik

(E-Mail an die ARD, in Folge dieses Berichts)

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,

bestürzt habe ich die Meldung über ihre Programm-Abwägung zugunsten “Immer wieder Sonntags” und zu Lasten der “Sendung mit der Maus” lesen müssen. Ich verstehe es nicht, bitte erklärt es mir.
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The state of the Ruby ecosystem on Windows

It’s not really a secret that Ruby is not best friends with Windows. You often encounter gems that just won’t install or if they install, will not run as expected. Among those gems are mysql, eventmachine, nokogiri or, in my latest project, curb. I think this could be improved a lot with just a few changes.

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Claudius Coenen is a tech-enthusiast. He's writing on all kinds of topics, including programming, technology, gadgets and media.

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