Europes future is open

As follower of the Free Software Foundation Europe FSFE I am receiving their newsletter. The latest news about the FSFE conference in late 2020 caught my attention as the interview with Raphael Laguna de la Vera is absolutely eyeopening / mindblowing. It explains how we europeans can set standards for data protection and use it […]

Building a CRYPTO FLOSS DIY babycam

In order to monitor your babies (or whatever you wish) and there is some old hardware available you can easily build your own CRYPTO DIY FLOSS babycam. All you need is: a raspberry pi (3b in my case) and corresponding gear (sd-card, powersupply) the raspbian operating system (with LXDE, not the lite version) a usb […]

Install Oracle Virtual Box Extensions

In order to access full resolution inside your VM and to access USB Devices with full USB3 Speed you need to install Virtual Box Extensions: Go to and select the appropriate version. Then download the extension pack, e.g. Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-6.1.12.vbox-extpack Then open VirtualBox >> Preference >> Extensions >> browse for extension pack by clicking on […]

Install gimmicks on Fedora easily with Fedy

Fedy lets you install multimedia codecs and additional software that Fedora doesn’t want to ship, like H264 support, Adobe Flash, Oracle Java etc., and much more with just a few clicks. Installation Installation instructions can be found on

Import GPG-Keys and Fedora

Fix the permissions of the enclosing directory ~/.gnupg because an attacker with enough rights on the folder could manipulate folder contents. Make sure, the folder+contents belong to you: Correct access rights for .gnupg and subfolders: finally import your keys with your user (not sudo/root)

Autostart OpenVPN

Requirements for OpenVPN autostart on systemd Linux Before you begin setting up OpenVPN to autostart on systemd Linux, you’ll need a few prerequisites: OpenVPN A VPN provider A Linux distribution (distro) with systemd Configure OpenVPN for systemd Linux Now, let’s configure OpenVPN to autostart for systemd Linux. First open a terminal. We need to change […]