Category Archives: IT

IBM sells Collaboration Business fully to HCL – few thoughts

Those of you who know me for a longer time know that I have been part of IBM’s Collaboration business for a very long time and have recently left IBM. With the announcement last week, I must admit I do … Continue reading

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Nasty VMWare snapshot problem

This is a more technical post this time, but maybe it helps somebody who has a simliar problem. So…. I was called late last week by a friend. She runs a local family business and her question was if I … Continue reading

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IT-Sicherheit – Teil 1

Da ich am Freitag gerade wieder ein Gespräch zu IT Sicherheit, bzw dem Umgang mit Social Media Inhalten, hier mal ein kleiner Anfang, was so alles passieren kann, wenn man sich keine Gedanken darüber macht: https://www.heise.de/video/artikel/Die-zerstoerte-Privatsphaere-Auf-der-Suche-nach-persoenlichen-Spuren-im-Internet-1511357.html Ich finde, das sollte … Continue reading

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moved to an iPhone

Those of you who know me for a while know that I am convinced in using Linux and Linux based systems. So after I moved to a Mac for work a few month ago I now also swapped my last … Continue reading

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10 days on a Mac

For those of you who know me, you guys know that I am a Linux lover. I switched to Ubuntu completely a few years ago, for work and for personal computer use, wherever I could. Yes, there is still a … Continue reading

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fixing a long term Ubuntu boot issue

I am an Ubuntu user – for years. For work and personal use. But lately I was struggling with my Thinkpad T530 during boot. It would just freeze during boot process. After I had to do an emergency update 2 … Continue reading

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Kodi reinstallation

Today I did setup a Raspberry Pi 3 to replace my very old- single core Raspberry that was running XBMC first, later Kodi, a freeware Media center player. So if people are looking to get a simple, just working media center … Continue reading

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few thought (technical stuff this time)

I know I have been quite for a while. There are plenty of things to do at work and around work – but all good. Recently I just started a really dumb thing: Upgrading my Laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS … Continue reading

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The blog ain’t dead

I know, I have not posted for a while – again. Things are very busy currently for me on all ends. There are a few things I really wanted to blog about, but until now I have not really found … Continue reading

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IT Security thoughts

It seems that this week a couple of IT Security related things are crossing the wire – so I really want to quickly share 3 of those to make my non-IT friends a little more sensitive about this topic… I … Continue reading

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