Marcel Kapfer

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RSS aggregators and a hard decision


If you read my previous blog posts you may think “Boy, what a nerd. Only writes about Emacs. Doesn’t he have a life???” and honestly I couldn’t even be mad on you. But—jokes aside—as a matter of fact there is more. And so I though I should also write some blog posts about other stuff. For a totally unrelated topic I decided to write about my usage of RSS aggregators today (and no, although I use elfeed with elfeed-protocol from time to time there won’t be any further mentions of Emacs in this post…).

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Updated: Linux Programs I Use


In early 2016 I wrote a post about some software that I use. Since the last update in March 2016 quite some things changed and I just updated the list. If you are interested, click on the link below.

Moving the open-source stuff from phab.mmmk2410 to GitLab


The journey started in early 2016 when I decided to move my open-source projects and their management away from GitHub. First I launched a cgit instance for viewing the code and set up a gitolite for repository hosting. After a short time I moved the repositories to a self-hosted Phabricator instance at, because with that platform I had the possibilities for project management like issues or workboards. But this concept also didn’t last for long.

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Programs I use


Note: I decided to dedicate this topic its own permanent What I Use page instead of this blog post. Intro A few people asked me in the last time which tools and programs I use so I decided to put them in a short list. I often look at lists like “The best …”, “Software you need” or similar posts. Not because I need them, but because I want to get inspired and learn about new / other tools that may become a program I use.

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