Upgrade to Pelican 4

Posted on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 in IT • Tagged with pelican

This blog now runs on version 4.0.1 of Pelican.

The upgrade from Pelican 3 to 4 was really smooth. Pelican itself was trivial:

pip install -U pelican

The only change I really needed to do was about the way the Jinja2 extensions for internationalisation are activated. This is …


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Setting up Radicale, a lightweight contact and calendar server

Posted on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in IT • Tagged with radicale, caldav, carddav

Don't feel like selling your contacts and calendars to the usual cloud provider suspects? Setting up an own CalDAV and CardDAV server could be the answer. Radicale is a really slick and lightweight possibility.


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How to log on to Linux using a Yubikey FIDO U2F

Posted on Wednesday, 07 March 2018 in IT • Tagged with linux, u2f, pam

This post explains how to set up a Yubikey (or another FIDO U2F device) as a PAM authenticator on your Linux system.


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The hardly ever ending story of Bumblebee and my HDMI output

Posted on Sunday, 21 January 2018 in IT • Tagged with linux, bumblebee

This is the story of how I eventually managed to make my HDMI output work under Linux in a rather satisfactory way.


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Going all HTTPS with Let's Encrypt

Posted on Sunday, 27 August 2017 in IT • Tagged with nginx, lets-encrypt

Let's Encrypt offers us TLS certificates for free. So why not using this service for an own server? I've recently tried it with my Nginx.


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