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Installing Docker on Windows 10 Home 2004

Published: May 28, 2020  •  windows, linux

In this tutorial you learn how to install WSL2 and Docker on Windows 10 Home 2004

Self-host Docker registry server on Ubuntu 20.04

Published: May 08, 2020  •  linux

How to install Docker and Docker registry server on Ubuntu 20.04

Backup with restic

Published: April 02, 2020  •  linux, windows

How to backup your data with restic, an easy, fast, efficient, secure, and free command-line tool.

Simplified WireGuard server installation

Published: February 21, 2020  •  Updated: January 10, 2021  •  linux

In this blog post, I show you how to install WireGuard server in a very convenient way with a batch script

Setting up WireGuard on Windows

Published: July 17, 2019  •  linux

Installing WireGuard, a simple, fast, and modern VPN, on Windows and connect to a WireGuard server.

Self-host Seafile

Published: February 04, 2019  •  linux

How to self-host Seafile, open-source file sync and share software, on a VPS with Docker

Installing Docker on Windows 10 Home from scratch

Published: January 14, 2019  •  linux

In this brief tutorial, I show you how to install a Docker environment from scratch on Windows 10 Home.

Expose server behind NAT with Tor

Published: January 10, 2019  •  linux

In this blog post I'm going to show you how to make services, installed on a server behind a NAT/Firewall, accessible from everywhere with the Tor network

Expose server behind NAT with WireGuard and a VPS

Published: January 10, 2019  •  linux

In this blog post I'm going to show you how to set up a WireGuard VPN between a computer, located behind a NAT/Firewall, and a VPS in the cloud to expose services running on the private server to the Internet and make them accessible from everywhere

Setup a NanoPi Kiosk with Chromium

Published: January 05, 2019  •  linux

In this blog post I'm going to show you how to set up a kiosk mode with a full-screen Chromium on a NanoPi

Netgear Aircard as Internet gateway with pfSense

Published: January 05, 2019  •  linux

How to connect a Netgear Aircard to a pfSense router and use it as an Internet gateway

Self-host Bitwarden, an online Password manager

Published: December 12, 2018  •  linux

In this article, we're going to self-host Bitwarden, an open-source Password Management solutions, and install it on an Ubuntu 18.04 server

Installing WireGuard on Amazon Lightsail

Published: October 11, 2018  •  linux

Installing WireGuard, a simple, fast, and modern VPN, on Amazon Lightsail virtual server and connect an Android mobile device.

OpenMapTiles, a self-hosted map tile server with OpenStreetMap data

Published: July 10, 2018  •  linux

In this article, I describe how you can install OpenMapTiles, an open-source tile server, on our server

Sending emails from your Linux server

Published: June 16, 2018  •  linux

In this tutorial, I present two ways how to send emails from your self-hosted Linux server. A configuration with SSMTP that relies on a 3rd party mail server and an example with exim4, a self-hosted SMTP server.

SparkleShare, a self-hosted GDrive, OneDrive, Dropbox alternative

Published: June 12, 2018  •  linux

In this tutorial, we look at SparkleShare, a self-hosted, instant and secure file synchronization service

Backup to Amazon S3

Published: June 10, 2018  •  linux

How to install a backup job that runs daily and sends files to Amazon S3

Install a self-hosted Git server with Gitea

Published: June 10, 2018  •  Updated: August 28, 2018  •  linux

In this tutorial, I show you how to install a Gitea Git server, install an HTTP server with a domain, and secure the connection with a Let's Encrypt TLS certificate.

Putty, a free Windows SSH client

Published: June 10, 2018  •  linux

A quick introduction to the free Windows SSH client Putty. How you can connect to an SSH server and how to set up public/private key authentication.

First configuration steps on a new VPS Server

Published: June 10, 2018  •  linux

A description of initial configuration steps after renting a new VPS server