(This posting has been translated from the german original) As with all messengers taking end-to-end-encryption seriously (I’m looking at you, WhatsApp), you are responsible for managing your encryption keys when using matrix. In addition to your account password (the one you’re using to log in to the server), you’ve got to safeguard a secret granting…
Pidgin: “XMPP Message Error Message delivery to email@example.com failed: (Code 503)”
For some reason, pidgin sometimes refuses adding gmail-XMPP-contacts with the above-mentioned error-message, which translates to “service-unavailable”, if you enter a local alias when adding the contact. Removing the contact and re-adding it without entering a local alias will solve the problem. Thanks to leowandersleb.de for the useful hint.
M’era Luna 2009: Dark sounds and pink shoes
Last Weekend, we went to the M’era Luna Festival in Hildesheim, Germany, one of the few big yearly events for all kinds of dark music in Germany.
woof – share files easily
Computers nowadays are an essential part of our everyday life, yet a simple “just send that file over” often still is a problem. There obviously are numerous solutions, most of them are however tailored to set up permanent access, e.g. samba shared, fileservers. Setting these up involves quite some work – too much work for…
Outlook: Cannot turn off the reminder.
Some time ago, my Outlook 2007 kept prompting me with the following error: “Cannot turn off the reminder. You may be reminded again. Could not open the item. Try again.” After experimenting for quite some time, I finally found a solution somewhere on google. Unfortunately, I only noted down the solution, but not where I…