Hardware

  • Project Updates Q2 2022
    Project Updates Q2 2022
    Project updates from the current consecutive three-month period, with info on the current status of my projects and next steps. You might find this interesting in case you’re using any of my open source tools.
  • XTIA Xproto Upgrade
    XTIA Xproto Upgrade
    Upgraded my Linux workstation to increase performance by optimizing thermals through increased airflow, using the XTIA C-Zone 30mm extender v2.0 and a dedicated heatsink for the back-mounted NVMe SSD.
  • Running an Open Source Home Area Network
    Running an Open Source Home Area Network
    Insights on running a Home Area Network (HAN) nearly completely on open source software, including configurations and metrics.
  • Project Updates Q1 2022
    Project Updates Q1 2022
    Project updates from the current consecutive three-month period, with info on the current status of my projects and next steps. You might find this interesting in case you’re using any of my open source tools.
  • Frankenswitch: The Poor-Man's Soju Switch
    Frankenswitch: The Poor-Man's Soju Switch
    A while ago I stumbled upon an interesting Frankenswitch dubbed the Soju Switch: A combination of an C³Equalz X TKC Kiwi bottom, a Boba U4 top and a Lumia stem. I was tempted to build it, but ideally with parts that are more readily available and maybe even cheaper.
  • Project Updates Q4 2021
    Project Updates Q4 2021
    Project updates from the current consecutive three-month period, with info on the current status of my projects and next steps. You might find this interesting in case you’re using any of my open source tools.
  • Linux on the Desktop: Part Three
    Linux on the Desktop: Part Three
    I’ve been rocking Linux on the desktop for quite some time now and decided to provide some insights into what it’s like on a day-to-day basis, as well as cover some of the questions people had about my setup specifically.
  • RAMA KARA ICED
    RAMA KARA ICED
    “Behind the scenes” photography from building the HHKB-layout KARA (ICED) by RAMA.
  • Linux on the Desktop: Part Two
    Linux on the Desktop: Part Two
    After more than 10 years on macOS I made the switch back to Linux on my desktop – but not how I originally intended. The PC laptop market is bonkers and I decided to not play along.
  • Linux on the Desktop: Part One
    Linux on the Desktop: Part One
    I left the Linux desktop nearly 10 years ago. Now I’m trying to go back in order to escape from a closed-source environment, by investigating on possible hardware options and trying out first steps on cheap alternatives.