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Install Uptime Kuma - A fancy self-hosted monitoring tool


Uptime Kuma is a great way to monitor your self hosted apps and services. Monitoring uptime for HTTP(s) / TCP / Ping / DNS Record. Fancy, Reactive, Fast UI/UX. Notifications via Telegram, Discord, Gotify, Slack, Pushover, Email (SMTP), and 70+ notificat...

Setup and Install Docker in a Promox 7 LXC Conainer

Promox VE

You should check out my website at! Follow these steps to install docker in Proxmox 7 LXC. Install Docker via Script (recommended) This script is the official Docker installer maintained by Docker Inc. curl -fsSL -o get-d...

Install Umami to Monitor your Website Traffic


Umami is a simple, easy to use, self-hosted web analytics solution. The goal is to provide you with a friendlier, privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics and a free, open-sourced alternative to paid solutions. Umami collects only the metrics you care...

Install Netdata to Monitor Debian or Ubuntu servers


Netdata is a great way to monitor your Debian based systems and servers. It's feature rich and packs all the punches any system administrator needs. Installation is a breeze and it can be up and running in less than 2 or 3 minutes. Netdata can even be used to...

Install Bpytop for Monitoring Linux

Monitoring Command Line Utilities

Bpytop is amazing. I love this utility for monitoring CPU temps/usage, memory usage, network throughput and processes. It also has a wonderful display for hard drive usage. Just look at how beautiful it is. Click the image above to enlarge. Install Make s...

Yet Another System Monitor Making Waves - Slashboard-pulsar

News Open Source

Monitoring your systems and servers is nothing new. With so many ways to accomplish this it surprises me to see more software being developed for this purpose. Yesterday the developer Philippe Négrel-Jerzy announced his new project Shalshboard-pulsar. The des...

Monitor Your System with Grafana using Netdata and Prometheus


Prometheus is quite amazing! Here I show you how to use it to pull metrics from the Netdata API to display in a custom dashboard with Grafana. The idea behind this project is to have a custom dashboard that displays only things you really want to see at a gla...

5 Open Source and Self Hosted Resources for Homelabers in 2021

News Open Source

Homelabs are becoming much more prominent these days as technology evolves. Docker, for example has revolutionized the way web applications are deployed. You can host any dockerized web application and have zero knowledge about the coding language used to crea...

Add External USB Storage to Proxmox

Promox VE

To use storage from an attached USB drive, we need to enter the Proxmox shell command line interface. There's just a few quick things we need to do, then you can enjoy your new external storage on Proxmox! Connect the USB Drive Make sure the USB drive is con...

Setup Authelia to work with Nginx Proxy Manager

DNS & Reverse Proxy Nginx Proxy Manager

If you are using Nginx Proxy Manager and want to add authentication to services or applications you expose, Authelia is a great solution for this. You can choose to use either one factor or two factor authentication for each proxy host you setup. This guide...

Access Proxmox Server Remotely - Virtual Console not Loading

Promox VE

So you have Nginx Proxy Manager setup to remotely access your Proxmox server. Everything is working fine accept your virtual console? This is a common issue and I have an easy fix! Step 1: Edit the Proxy Host Turn on the switch for "Websockets Support" the...

Enable Proxmox TFA Two Factor Authentication

Promox VE

There just might be a time when you want to do more with your Proxmox host and expose it to the internet so you can access it remotely. Or so you just don't have to remember the IP. Either way, adding another layer of security is a must. Especially if it's alr...

Setup and Install Kiwix Serve on Debian Systems

Docker Docker Compose

Kiwix Serve is a .zim compatible web server: it allows you to deliver .zim files over the HTTP protocol within your local network – be it a University or your own house. Simply start Kiwix-Serve on your machine, and your content will be available for anybody t...

Activate Portainer Dark Mode

Docker Portainer

Portainer has had dark mode since version 2.9.0! Here's how to activate it! Step 1 Click on "my account" in the upper right. Step 2 Click Dark Theme Step 3 Click Update Theme Did you find this helpful? Subscribe to me on Youtube for more content!

Install Portainer Agent

Docker Portainer

Use this docker command to install the Portainer Agent on the remote machine. docker run -d -p 9001:9001 --name portainer_agent --restart=always -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v /var/lib/docker/volumes:/var/lib/docker/volumes portainer/agent

How to list VMs and Containers in Proxmox

Promox VE

To get the list of virtual machines and containers you have on your proxmox node, run the following commands. To list containers run this command in shell pct list To list VMs, run this command in shell qm list

Meemo - The Microblog Note Taking App you never knew you Wanted

News Open Source

When it comes to self hosted note taking apps, there are no shortage of options available. However, Meemo takes on the note taking app from a new angle that gives you a twitter like micro blogging experience while maintaining a plain text and or markdown edito...

Install Memo Notes via Docker Compose

Docker Docker Compose

Use this guide to setup and install Meemo with Docker Compose. See our review of Meemo. Setup Ensure Docker and Docker-Compose are installed On your host machine, create the following files and directories inside a directory of your choice. # use...

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Helpful Tools & Resources

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Install Polr Link Shortener with Docker Compose

Docker Docker Compose

Polr is a quick, modern, and open-source link shortener. It allows you to host your own URL shortener, to brand your URLs, and to gain control over your data. Visit the Polar website. If MySQL is not already setup, run this stack to install it for Polr to c...