Category: Guides

Building the end plan

Over the last few years, I’ve been wanting to setup a comprehensive and secure ‘handover’ document for my family – In case I cease to exist. My key priorities were it should : be easy to update and maintain when I am alive be easy to reference and access when I am dead have multiple…

Caddy through the tunnel

I recently installed Navidrome on an Odroid XU4 and configured Guacamole on my NUC. To access these applications securely on an external network, I setup a WireGuard tunnel and took this opportunity to learn how to use Caddy as a reverse proxy. Here’s a quick walk-through: Setup the VPS: Since we need a VPS just…

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…

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…