The internet is a volatile space. Stuff is being removed or cencored every minute of the day, servers crash all the time, and people stop paying for hosting. You might not notice it immediately, but information on the internet is not permanent. If only we could make a backup of the internet…
Well, it seems you can help! Do you have an underutilized internet connection? You can help out by archiving news stories, videos, social media posts and more.
When you start out selfhosting, you might have one or two services running. But before you know it, you end up with 10, 15 or maybe even more different services. But how do you remember all the different services? And how to access them easily?
Heimdall Dashboard Meet Heimdall: your new startpage for all your selfhosted apps. Heimdall is a dashboard where you can add links to your services.
Managing your docker containers can be quite a hassle. Creating, updating and monitoring in the terminal is not very intuitive and the lack of visualization makes it very difficult to see what is going on. Fortunately there is a solution and it’s called Portainer. It’s a docker management interface where you can perform a lot of common tasks very easily from the comfort of your browser. Let’s install Portainer!
Installing Portainer Using Docker Compose For those who have read my other blogposts: I love Docker Compose: it’s easy to read and because it’s just a file, it is also very easy to move to another server and get up and running in no time.
Without even knowing it, you probably know a lot. The problem is: there are also a lot of things that get lost in the brain. Goo thing we have stuff like a calendar or a list of contacts, so we don’t have to think about it anymore, but what do we do with all the other stuff?
Bookstack is one tool that can help you get information organized with a nice shelve-book-page structure.
I have used a lot of Google products in the past and to this day still do. I have used Google Maps, Youtube, Gmail, Hangouts, Meet and a lot more in the past. I tried to de-google myself from more and more services, mainly because of concerns that all my data is behind one account, not controllable by me. There are some horror storiesavailable from people getting locked out from their Google account for apparantly no reason.