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No Tracking

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I don’t track you. That’s a promise and a statement, this website works without Tracking. Inspired by Laura Kalbag, who was inspired by the footer text on Karolina Szczur’s website. Why The reason I do not use tracking is an idealistic one. I no longer want to collect data for Google, and I do not want to support trackable users across websites. Data sharing on the web is absolutely crazy, as this example of USAToday shows - GDPR is saving us Europeans again tho.

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Two Factor Auth, Password managers, and cloud sync

A guide on how I secure my passwords, 2FA data, and sync between devices

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For years I have not given much thought to passwords, security, or how to manage my passwords efficiently and securely. I usually would either save them in the browser or just re-use passwords (which of course is the worst). Around 7-8ish years ago I began to use password managers and password generators, and when 2FA became a more common thing I was enabling that on all services I could. 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is a method of authentication where two parts are needed: A Password and a generated token, this token can be hardware based (e.

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Auto SSL With apache2

How Apache 2.4.30 and later can be used to automate SSL certificate setup and renewal

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Apache 2.4.30 and later supports an experimental module called mod_md which allows automatic SSL certificate management with Let’s Encrypt as standard provider. This greatly simplifies the management of SSL certificates. Instead of setting up certbot and cronjobs to automatically renew certs server administrators now only need to add a few lines to their virtual host files. This guide assumes the operating system is Ubuntu! If you use a different distro some commands may be different.

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