Software

Secure initial setup of the ODROID GO Advance

In this post I'll describe how to secure and tweak the default installation of the ODROID GO Advance. This guide may also work on other Linux handhelds with some modifications....

Setting up Mastodon for development

In this post, I will show how I set up Mastodon locally for development using Docker to run the required services....

Turning a PC on and off using an ESP8266

In this post I'll report about my project of controlling the power and reset buttons (and LED) of my pc by using an ESP8266....

Setting up an encrypted MQTT server on Debian/Ubuntu using mosquitto.

In this tutorial I will show how to install a MQTT server (mosquitto) on Debian/Ubuntu based systems with authentication and TLS using Let's Encrypt....

Building Apps for ODROID-GO using ESP-IDF

In this post I describe the progress I've made (and potential pitfalls I've encountered) developing apps for the Odroid-Go using ESP-IDF or the Arduino IDE....

Automagic Minecraft Server Backups With Map Renderings Using GitLab CI and GitLab Pages

This article describes how I managed to set up a minecraft server with automated backups and map renderings all without doing a thing once it's set up....

How to monitor dedicated servers (IMHO)

I have been playing with monitoring applications and servers for a while now and especially like Prometheus and Grafana. In this post I'll try to show how I monitor a small group of dedicated servers....