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Why I work on ownCloud

While it is nice that Heise and even Spiegel Online (not to mention great publications in the US as well) are writing positively about ownCloud, I have yet to see an article that captures my personal motivation for working on it. Most articles mention the NSA and how great it is to reclaim the control […]

Partitioning the SD card for app2ext with adb shell

My Motorola Milestone kept nagging me with “Not enough free disk space”. As I am running the latest FroyoMOD, I started investigating the built in app2sd / app2sd+ / app2ext. Unfortunately, I did not have an SD card reader at hand and tried to use an adb shell to set up the needed partitions while the […]


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