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Running GoToSocial on NetBSD

       914 words, 5 minutes

I wanted a communication tool for the NoGoo.me searxng instance I manage. But I want a software with small footprint. I used GoToSocial as my primary ActivityPub server and it was great. It only lacked a few features so I stopped using it as my primary Fediverse service. Let’s have it back again in my software ecosystem.

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Quick OOTB support of Topton GM1 on *BSD

       1822 words, 9 minutes

I bought a Topton GM1 Industrial Mini PC for my HomeLab. It is aimed at running Slackware Linux but I wanted to have a quick look at how well BSD OSes support it out-of-the-box.

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Running NetBSD on OmniOS using bhyve

       729 words, 4 minutes

I want to run GoToSocial on some *BSD system. Because I am who I am, I went for using NetBSD 10.0 . And because my hypervisor is running bhyve on OmniOS , you get the title of this blog post. Don’t get too anxious, it is quite straightforward. So let the journey begin.

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Custom Prometheus dashboards using Console templates

       1557 words, 8 minutes

Sometimes you just need a quick (and not so dirty) way to keep an eye on your server metrics. A nice thing with Prometheus is that it can be both a storage and a visualization solution for your metrics. Here follows a quick example of what can be done using Prometheus Console Templates .

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The Nuphy Field75 mechanical keyboard

       1268 words, 6 minutes

After a whole lot of YouTubing, I decided to get a NuPhy Field75 . I went for the Electro (Green and Grey) edition. This is my kinda-review of the mechanical keyboard from the POV of a ThinkPad keyboard long-lover and French user of OpenBSD as a desktop.

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