Roman's Tech Blog

I work and play as a programmer, open source consultant & trainer. Here I share some of the odds & ends I discover along the way.

SurrealDB World 2023

I went to SurrealDB World 2023 in London! Version 1.0.0 was announced alongside with a slew of new and exciting features of this brand new database.

Uninstall Microsoft Edge

A quick reference on how to get rid of the Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10. No screenshots, easy to copy and paste solution.

Windows & Linux User Management with Ansible

Implementation of a serverless muli OS (*NIX and Windows) user management solution with a heavy focus on prearing Windows to use OpenSSH instead of the often quoted WinRM.

Handle existing files when unpacking files on Linux

Sometimes unarchivers like unzip encounter existing files in situations where you don't care to overwrite them. By default they tend to pause and wait for the users input on how to proceed. For many files this can be quite annoying. Here's a list on how to skip or overwrite them automatically on the Linux command line.

The Internet is utterly useless

The internet is mainstream. Everyone who can is online and uses the "new frontier" of cyberspace. But I argue that the Internet has seen it's best days many years ago and has taken the path towards utter uselessness. Let me explain.

Debugging Rust with NeoVim

NeoVim combined with nvim-dap is a powerful debugging tool for any developer. Here I describe how to set it up to work with local per project nvim-dap configurations for Rust and C style languages using lldb.

Good bye Emacs. Hello NeoVim.

Many years ago when I started my Linux journey Emacs quickly became my editor of choice. Now decades later it's time for me to move on and make Neovim my primary console editor.

The Nuxt Step for this website

Yay! I finally updated this website using Nuxt.js. A little summary of the update as well as a quick outlook of what's to come nuxt ... I mean next.

Nuxt3 Matomo Integration

Trying to integrate the Matomo Plugin for Nuxt failed for me. Instead I'm using this alternative method to integrate Matomo into the Nuxt3.

Fix Delete Desktop button in Overview Effect

KDE/Plasma has a great Desktop Effect called "Overview". Besides showing the windows of the current virtual desktop it shows a list of all the other virtual desktops. To delete the desktop all that's needed is a click of the delete button. In this article you learn how to avoid accidental deletion by making the button respond only to double clicks.