Use and embed Google Fonts GDPR and DSGVO compliant

September 4, 2022

Currently, many websites are being warned which have directly integrated Google Fonts on their websites. In the official way, the fonts are integrated directly from the Google server, which represents...

Google Fonts DSGVO-konform einbinden

August 10, 2022

Aktuell werden viele Webseiten abgemahnt, welche direkt Google Fonts auf ihren Webseiten eingebunden haben. Beim offiziellen Weg werden die Schriftarten direkt vom Google-Server eingebunden, was einen...

Turn off the LEDs on a Raspberry Pi

May 8, 2022

Here is a way to disable the power, activity and ethernet LEDs on a Raspberry Pi with just a few additional lines in the file. The file can be ether edited via another computer by inserting the SD...

Create a bootable Windows 10 installation USB drive on a Mac

March 24, 2021

This is a guide to create bootable Windows 10 installation USB drive on a Mac. Normally I would use the Microsoft Media Creation Tool on a Windows PC, but at that time I only had access to my Macboo...

Use default system fonts for web pages

March 23, 2021

Some time ago I used the font for this blog (first loaded from Google Fonts, later directly hosted). I only used this font to ensure that the posts are displayed with a nicer font than the default s...

Install driver for RTL8812BU wifi dongle on a Raspberry Pi

November 8, 2020

Recently I bought a wifi dongle (with the generic name AC1200) for my Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B) to extend its wifi range and quality (and adding support for 5GHz connections). First of all I connected ...

Change image creation date to last modified date

April 23, 2020

During image organisation I stumbled upon some images which had some invalid file system dates. These had a creation date which was younger than the last modified date. Maybe some backup process had o...

🌍 Fix Google Chrome prioritizing search words over visited sites in address bar

June 10, 2019

Since the last update of Google Chrome (Version 74) the browser started to prioritizing previous Google searches over already visited websites. This is especially irritating if someone - like myself -...

macOS Mojave: Reactivate font smoothing

October 15, 2018

With the update to macOS Mojave, Apple disabled the default subpixel rendering, which smoothed fonts on not so high resolution displays. Even on my 27" monitor at work with a resolution of 2560x1440 ...

Visual Studio Code: Improve editor performance on Macbooks with dedicated Nvidia graphics

April 13, 2018

It seems that Visual Studio Code (and maybe other Electron based applications) have problems with the dedicated Nvidia graphics. Tab switching and general editing performance is very laggy (especiall...

Docker: Remove stopped containers and unused images

February 21, 2018

Docker version 1.25 introduced a new command to clean up stopped containers, unused images and more. With one command it is possible to reclaimed unnecessary space occupied by docker. Additional, if a...

macOS: Boot failed after update installation

January 15, 2018

My Mac refused today to boot because of this message: macOS could not be installed on your computer The path /System/Installation/Packages/OSInstall.mpkg appears to be missing or damaged. Quit the in...

Cleanup disk space used by Xcode 

December 26, 2017

Some commands to clean up space occupied by Xcode. In my case I cleaned up approx. 50 GB of space. Remove old simulator images Delete old iOS versions inside this folder ...

Time for a new blog 😁

November 21, 2017

It's time to try something new. I replaced my old "just contact page" with a blog (and a about page). Maybe i post more stuff then 🤔 Let's see what happen :) It could easily happen that this blog ...

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