dotfiles - Document and automate your Macbook setup

Why dotfiles When I first started working on Windows, Linux and macOS many years ago, there was this steep learning curve. Not everything on the system had a good default for improved productivity, often tools were missing to create your own work environment. At first glance, I started writing blog…

User experience challenge: Installing GitLab

Yesterday I joined the UX group conversation and we had a look into the installation page for GitLab. The order was misaligned, with making Raspberry Pi the number one distribution for running GitLab. Well, of course you can run it there - this is more of a psychological thing that…

First time all remote: My first week at GitLab

A good friend of mine said last week: "You really look happy, I haven't seen this in a long time." That's true, my first week at GitLab was truly overwhelming. It is my first time starting an all remote job. It feels different, in a positive way. I had been…

Everyone can contribute - I'm joining GitLab

Open source is where I meet people from all over the world. We become friends, and help build a great community with chats and laughter. I really enjoy helping people - with writing good documentation and howtos or just peeking into questions on community channels. In 2009, I've joined the…

New blog ...

In 2009, I created legendiary.at as blog platform. Ranging from technology insights, rambling about Linux and Windows problems, and some insights into LEGO building, this contains lots of history. I've lost track a bit in the past years, also with publishing lots of technical content on the Icinga and…