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Keep your recipes with Mealie

To keep track of recipes we use for cooking and grade them so we can either cook them again (or in worst case scenario never again), we started looking for a nice app to self host. And we found, we believe, a nice one in the name of Mealie. It is a nice clean interface,…
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Bitwarden Update

Updated mail settings, which comes in handy if you forgotten your password or making use of other functions. Happily using 1Password for a long time, we started to get annoyed by the business model, where you either have to pay for every new major release, or start paying a monthly fee. By chance I ran…
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Organize things better

When you maintain a site like this, you are bound to change the way you do things. And in our case we have not a consistent way of showing the docker-compose files, especially when you make use of .env files. So we are going to look into this to make it more clean and readable…
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Homer

Not talking about the Simpsons here, but a nice tool which was brought to our attention. What it does is show your web links on a page, in a customizable manner. Above is a sample of what it looks like for us, but the possibilities are endless. We advise you to try it out for…
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You live and learn . . .

Some time ago we had a little mishap we want you to tell about. As time goes by, you are bound to break your own rules in your unbridled enthusiasm to make things better, or try stuff out. At some point I found it nice to use a hostname instead of the IP address of…
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NGINX Proxy Manager

It was brought to our attention that this nice solution was a good thing to try out. And of course we did, finding out that it is indeed a very welcome upgrade from the nginx/letsencrypt solution we were running since the beginning of our server. It has everything you basically need under the hood and…
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Calibre-Web

In or last two articles we announced the move from ubooquity to two other GUI’s to handle comics and books on our server. This article is about handling the books. As we already use Calibre, it was not such a big leap to Calibre-Web, as this is considered the GUI for Calibre. Just as with…
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Komga

As mentioned in our last post, looking for a replacement for ubooquity as our comic book reader, we stumbled upon Komga, and we liked the way it looked. After some dry running we even decided to hook it up with nginx, making it possible to make use of it more secure outside our network. This…
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LOG4j and other crap …

If you read about this, hear about it, and it becomes an item in the workplace, I admit, we got a little worried about our network. As big fans of ubiquity equipment, we have a dream machine to help us stay as safe as possible from the big bad internet. If you look in the…
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Goodbye Ubooquity

As you know, we use ubooquity for reading comics and books, and are very happy with the way it works. But sometimes you get an irritating itch to change things. Ubooquity is simple, works as promised and served us for some time now, bet we were looking for a change of scenery, so we decided…
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