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Installing Linux on ZFS

ZFS is a fascinating filesystem that is packed with features. It is mainly geared towards data storage usecases such as NAS or Datacenter usage. One feature however intrigued me for workstation usage: The ability to not only take incremental snapshots but also transfer those over the network to another ZFS filesystem. In this article I will be describing how to install a linux system on top of ZFS. ... read more


Replacing invalid UTF-8 octets

Ever since unicode has become common between systems encoding related problems have largely gone away.Every now and then you receive some UTF-8 encoded strings that have some unexpected code points (e.g. control characters) in them,but that’s fairly easy to solve. Recently however I have stumbled upon something new in an API response that I had never seen before. ... read more


Converting Audible *.aax files

Audible has a great selection of audiobooks that can be downloaded and listened to on the go. However, there is one big caviat: All audiobooks have DRM on them and can only be listened to using the o ... read more







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