Android without Google (Part 1: Installing CalyxOS)

For a couple of years already I like to get rid of Google on my Android powered smartphone. Though I think that technically Google’s services cannot be outmatched: they just work, are easy to use and from what I understand pretty secure, they’re not really coming for “free”: you will “pay” with your data. Unfortunately …

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Mobile messenger apps

The thing about trust is it’s a very individual matter. For example I do trust Google (to a certain degree), however I do not trust WhatsApp or even less Facebook. There might be no logic in this, but fact is I always disliked that the latter had a copy of my address book whereas I …

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Manjaro Linux

Since I last posted about a Linux distribution it’s been a while and it was all about Arch Linux. Well, four years later it’s again about Arch – more or less:¬†Manjaro Linux. This distribution is based on Arch Linux, is completely binary compatible with it’s ancestor but maintains it’s own repositories. During the last couple …

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10 years…

…well, kind of. I’ve started this blog 10 years ago but I did not contribute a word during the last 4 years. Beginning last year I moved from WordPress to Blogger but I completed the transfer just recently. Don’t get me wrong: I think WordPress is a very nice peace of software but I just …

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