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6 years, finally my PC system is too slow.

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In November or December 2010 I bought a i7 950 with 3.0GHz, over time I upgraded the RAM to 24GB and the graphic card stopped at a nvidia GeForce 760 GTX. Six years of well enough performance for everything I could think of, programming, 3D graphics, gaming. Finally this is over. I bought Deus Ex: […]

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Qualys SSL Labs: SSL Report: A+

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Yes, I’ve got it back! After my ssl certificate provider startssl.com upgraded the root certificates with the power of SHA256withRSA instead of SHA1, I’ve got my A+ rating for SSL secured websites back. Here the link for verification: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=mmo.to With the upgrade of my account at startSSL on May, 28 I could create a new […]

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Gitlab-CI and how to safely build docker images

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Well. That was some hard time to get that running. These ways of building docker images with gitlab-runner(s) can be found online: just binding the docker executable into your build image and the socket using docker-in-docker (dind) using docker-in-docker with own entrypoint But no one mentioned just using a bare gitlab-runner on your server with […]

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Microsoft, Windows 10 and the paternalism of users

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Attention: This is a rant, with some swearing… Yes, Windows 10 is here… … and Microsoft desided to force users to install ‘the wonderfull free upgrade to Windows 10’. So my father was punished by an automatic  install. The update system wasn’t even asking him. He went away from his PC and came back some […]

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Heavy Metal / Hard Rock must see list

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To do: Manowar Done: Blind Guardian (many times, with meet’n’greet!) Iron Maiden (2008 Wacken) Gamma Ray (2006 SB) Helloween (200x SB) Axxis (2008 Wacken) Annihilator (2015 Wacken) Motörhead (2014 Wacken) > RIP Lemmy! < :'( Running Wild (2015 Wacken) Grave Digger (2015-12-27 München/Backstage) Europe (2015 Wacken) Judas Priest (2015 Wacken) In Flames (2015 Wacken) Sabaton […]

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Relocation to Germany

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Well, now it is done. We were relocating to Germany, more exactly Swabia/Bavaria, much more exactly 30km east from Ulm/Neu-Ulm. So I have a new address, new telephone numbers, but my website and email addresses will all stay the same. 🙂 New job is nice, the team is awesome and the work itself is … […]