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OpenBSD Workstation for the People

       1848 words, 9 minutes

This is an attempt at building an OpenBSD desktop than could be used by newcomers or by people that don’t care about tinkering with computers and just want a working daily driver for general tasks. Somebody will obviously need to know a bit of UNIX but we’ll try to limit it to the minimum.

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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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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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Manage your Mastodon blocked domains using cURL

       702 words, 4 minutes

I am no Dev and have nearly no clue on how to deal with APIs. But I am a SysAdmin. And where there’s a shell, there’s a way. So those are my notes on how to deal with Mastodon API using shell tools.

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Using the Kensington SlimBlade Pro TrackBall with OpenBSD

       762 words, 4 minutes

I remembered my Dad brought home a Logitech TrackBall years ago and I have not bad memories of it. As part of my recent desktop changes, I decided to try a TrackBall. Internet reviews seem to acknowledge the Kensington SlimBlade Pro TrackBall is one of the best devices out there. So I decided to try it with my OpenBSD laptop.

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