Franz is one of the first apps I install on a fresh Mac. Single window to handle pretty much any kind of communication service one can think of is superb. Best part that it’s also cross-platform. 5.0.0 is a major release after years of development and 24 beta pre-releases (sic!).
Recently I’ve been tasked with creating a central syslog server. These are very useful when one maintain couple of boxes (or couple hundred and more) as it can provide a single point of checking out on what’s up with the machines. If it’s combined properly with metrics it serves as a super-boosting way of maintaining […]
Majority of time I spend on my Mac, I do it in terminal. The more I can get away without switching to anything else, the better. MAS is one of these nifty little utilities that simply makes your life that much easier. While it’s quite mature software already and there’s not that much excitement in […]
Ever since I started using a Mac, I was using it with Homebrew. There are alternatives, I’m aware, MacPorts being prominent example, but this one was pre-installed by my employer and once I got along with it, I had no need to look for anything else.
After years of using Ghost, last month I got back to WordPress as my blogging platform. Overall, that was the right choice to make, long overdue really. Using something that is pretty much a standard for running blogs these days makes things a lot easier. Additionally, unlike many others, I’m not allergic to Gutenberg changes […]
Version 3.0.0 of fish shell has been released
Prometheus-inspired logging for cloud natives.
After seven years of maintaining PPA with custom packages for Debian, I now decided to finally drop and close it. I no longer use Debian as my main Linux distribution hence I have no need nor interest in providing any builds for it. That being said, I also decided to pack the whole repo as […]
It was about time to clean a little bit up my PPA. What was removed and briefly why: audacious: latest stable release available in deb-multimedia repositories deja-dup: newer version available in official repositories geary: newer version available in official repositories revelation: latest version available in official repositories vala-0.22: newer version available in official repositories As […]
Snappy Ubuntu Core has been announced two days ago. I was counting that sooner or later there will be some alternative to Project Atomic and here we are. What I found a bit surprising was the immediate compatibility with Microsoft Azure. I also found this statement: Microsoft loves Linux[…] Creepy. All is fine and whatever, […]