Coming out the real world again. Not only have I found that Starbucks requires an email to use the wifi but also seems to block ports.

I had to connect to a VPN before I could SSH into my home server.

This is a good use for the free account from ProtonVPN.

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@art I am always connected to it, because I don't want a potential leakage ¯\_ (ツ) _/¯ 😉
Their Linux app is pretty good tho

@art You should go and subscribe to ProtonVPN eventually since it's so worth it.

@joeo10 They're a groovy company but I just don't have a need for their full version. The free version is more than enough for what I need.

@art I prefer to run my own services, because you get a deeper understanding how things work and you have full control. I do not trust all these VPN providers. Often people got a wrong understanding of VPN and that's why VPN providers are so popular. I always like to refer to this blog article:

@art have a look at for that kind of situation, rather useful to hide your real email address on top of using a VPN for public wifi

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