How to Use Kwenta L2 on Optimism Kovan (Testnet)

10 September, 2021 — Platschi

The following article describes in detail how Kwenta can be used on the Optimism Kovan Testnet.

By using Optimism Kovan, you will be able to explore derivates trading on Kwenta, get familiar with the platform and test your setup.

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My GPG Key: Updated Expiry Date

02 February, 2021 — Platschi

My GPG Key (0x6B20DB71) expired on January 30th, 2021. Today I have updated the expiry date to February 1st, 2026. The updated key has been uploaded to the Ubuntu Keyserver (here), this website (here) as well as to the SKS Keyservers (here). Please update my key in your keystore accordingly and verify the fingerprint (see here).

Looking forward to receiving encrypted emails from you!

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Install Estonian e-ID Software on Qubes OS in a Fedora 32 VM

11 February, 2020 — Platschi

Update 03.11.2020: Updated Blog Post for Fedora 32 VM.

After receiving my Estonian e-ID, I have been asked to visit their welcome page to set up my new digital identity card. To my surprise, some Windows software is shown to be required in order for the card reader to function. No word on available Linux packages, no easily discoverable information in the FAQ to lead me to the right place. So here we go!

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F-Droid repository for Trustroots

20 February, 2019 — Platschi

There are happy folks out there that do not (wish to) use the proprietary Play Store to receive their (android) phone applications from. A great alternative is F-Droid, "an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform".

Due to various technological reasons, the Trustroots app currently cannot be integrated into the "official" F-Droid repository. But fear no more, F-Droid by design has been created to allow everyone to create and use their own repositories full of apps they prefer to use. How awesome is that?

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Angenehmer Surfen im Web mit Firefox

29 January, 2019 — Platschi

Der Mozilla Firefox ist ein freier und quelloffener Internetbrowser. Trotz einiger Macken immer noch zu empfehlen, erst recht im Vergleich zu den anderen Alternativen wie Chrome oder dem Internet Explorer.

Nach erfolgreicher Installation gilt es meistens, erst einmal einige wichtige Standardeinstellungen zu ändern sowie zwei wichtige Add-Ons zu installieren. Achtung: Die Einstellungen können je nach Version und Betriebssystem leicht anders aussehen. Als Vorbild habe ich eine frische Windows Installation von Firefox 65.0 genommen.

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