I got rid of the PayPal donation button

I thought the PayPal donation button looks ugly and I think there were some privacy issues with it, too. So today I've set up Liberapay and Ko-fi as alternatives. The fun thing is that in the end, I'll be paid out with PayPal anyway. But this way, with a middle [...]

By |2019-10-14T18:33:40+02:00October 14th, 2019|Meta|Comments Off on I got rid of the PayPal donation button

Linux full-disk-encryption

Just wanted to share a one-liner on how to encrypt a device,partition or volume with cryptsetup (dm-crypt/luks)and options to get you started! The idea is simple: You create a crypto container on a disk/partition/volume/file/whatever, you then unlock that container, and then mount that container to a folder. When you're done [...]

By |2019-10-09T10:49:08+02:00October 9th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|3 Comments

W00t no more external requests!

This blog has been cleaned from external requests! What this means is, that no third party services are embedded or contacted any more for this blog. There is one exception though, for user submissions where comments are checked against an anti-spam service and the contact page uses reCAPTCHA to avoid [...]

By |2019-10-11T23:42:09+02:00October 6th, 2019|Meta|2 Comments

Hardened GPG config

This is just a quick post to share a hardened gpg.conf Usually stored in ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf personal-cipher-preferences AES256 AES192 AES personal-digest-preferences SHA512 SHA384 SHA256 personal-compress-preferences ZLIB BZIP2 ZIP Uncompressed default-preference-list SHA512 SHA384 SHA256 AES256 AES192 AES ZLIB BZIP2 ZIP Uncompressed cert-digest-algo SHA512 s2k-digest-algo SHA512 s2k-cipher-algo AES256 charset utf-8 fixed-list-mode no-comments no-emit-version [...]

By |2019-09-13T09:56:16+02:00September 13th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|Comments Off on Hardened GPG config

How to set up DoH (DNS over HTTPS) in Mozilla Firefox (and optionally block ads)

Enhance your privacy and security with this guide! If you don't know what DoT or DoH are, check out my earlier post! This guide assumes you are running the latest version of Firefox, which you should be doing anyway, as it's important to keep your browser up to date for [...]

By |2019-09-13T07:18:48+02:00September 13th, 2019|Tech Support|Comments Off on How to set up DoH (DNS over HTTPS) in Mozilla Firefox (and optionally block ads)

A list of some DNS providers (servers) with encryption (DoT and DoH)

Here are just some DNS over TLS and DNS over HTTPS providers to get you started, but there are many more and you should evaluate your options. Make sure to check each provider's privacy policy. Please note that the following are not links! They are the addresses you need to [...]

By |2019-09-13T07:22:39+02:00September 13th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|Comments Off on A list of some DNS providers (servers) with encryption (DoT and DoH)
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