Category: Technology

Installing Trilium Notes

I wrote this guide initially for the Hetzner community. Posting here for posterity. Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application with focus on building large personal knowledge bases. See the Trilium Github page for more details. In this tutorial we will deploy a Trilium instance to install this open source and self-hosted alternative to…

Screenshare using Signal

I was tweaking my OBS Studio settings earlier this morning and noticed I could install a virtual camera on my machine. Once this add-on is installed and activated, it essentially exposes OBS studio ‘scenes’ as an input that any conferencing software could use instead of the webcam feed. This effectively translates to sharing your screen…

State of The Networks – Feb 2021

A quick rundown on the state of the home-servers I run or applications I host on the cloud. Published while listening to: Malang With our temporary relocation, I currently manage two ‘home-labs’ – one which I remotely manage with a WireGuard tunnel and the other just a local-access only setup. The remote home-lab is essentially…

DIY Passport Photos

Here’s a quick and simple way to make and print your own passport photos[PP]. I’ve used GIMP – which is a fabulous photo editing tool. They have a nifty installer irrespective of which OS you use and have stood the test of time. There are a slew of different ways to arrive at the final…

Digital reset

I’ve been sitting on the ledge for a while now and Whatsapp’s latest ultimatum is just what I needed to see myself out the doors. I value my freedom and privacy – way more than the perceived convenience and I’ve deleted my Whatsapp account for good. Ever since FB bought Whatsapp in 2014, they’ve been…