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Lenovo Thinkpad T14s Gen3 (AMD)

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10 years ago I bought a Dell XPS13 L322x ultrabook as a replacement for my white Macbook 2,1. This week I replaced the Dell with something newer: a Lenovo Thinkpad T14s Gen3 (AMD).

Using Hetzner Storageboxes as backup targets for Restic/Rclone

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For my offsite backup strategy I’m relying on rclone and restic. Rclone is being used to encrypt/copy backups taken by Proxmox Backup Server (which takes backups of the VM’s/Linux Containers running on Proxmox VE, deduplicates and compresses the data) to remote storage, while restic is used to do deduplication/encryption and copying of data stored on my NAS to remote storage.

Installing Displaylink drivers on Fedora 37

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I have an Asus ZenScreen MB16AC which uses Displaylink as its display technology. On usb-c you can just plug this in and it’ll work, but on my ancient laptop I only have usb-a ports. The display does come with an USB-A to USB-C convertor - so let’s try ;)

Increasing Mastodon’s post size

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Mastodon comes with a default post size of 500 characters. This is not set in stone, and can be increased fairly easily (last tested on Mastodon 4.0.2):