Category: Technology

Guacamole – Clientless Remote Desktop access

I have been using Anydesk for a while now to remote into my NUC workstation. It works great but for one big downside – It needs you to install the tool on both machines. ¬†While looking for alternatives, I came across Guacamole which is a clientless remote desktop gateway. Set it up on the server…

Owning my Garmin data

Over the last month, I took some time to build a tiny WordPress plugin that fetches data from my garmin connect platform and displays it on my website. Currently the workflow only pulls activity data from the platform – which was my focus for this month. With modifications to the python script, I think this can be extended further to fetch any type of data from the platform.

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…