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Switching Android phones -- Getting rid of Google (mostly)

Introduction

After being fed up with mostly non-serviceable phones and my previous one suffering a bit of an accident; it was the perfect time to align consumer values with portable device because the Fairphone 3 started selling in late 2019.

This is about setting up an Android phone with a stock OS, but getting rid of as much of Google as possible, while still having the option to use the “necessary” regular things.

As a friend put it:

“I don’t believe in free. Not anymore.”

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FreeBSD home router -- Legacy IPv4: NAT+DHCP

Introduction

I’ve been writing about setting up a FreeBSD-based eXO router, first the upstream and PPPoE details were covered, then how to setup the gateway, access point and an IPv6-only network. This builds upon a system that can properly route IPv6 and IPv4 as well as has a means to connect other clients and possibly providing them with an IPv6 address and route.

The goal here is to setup the bits of the router needed for everyday usage.

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FreeBSD home router -- Access Point and IPv6-only

Introduction

Last time I wrote about setting up a FreeBSD-based eXO router, this builds upon a system that can correctly ping and ping6 to the internet.

The goal here is to setup the bits of the router needed for everyday usage.

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