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Python Battery Monitor: A Deep Dive

Remix After the previous post, I got to thinking, maybe the battery monitor could be written to be more cross-platform and maybe try streamlining things a little bit. Here’s the breakdown of that ...

Monitor Ubuntu Battery Alerts Using Bash

Battery Alert to NTFY using Bash Recently I’ve started an experiment to use an old laptop as an Ubuntu server. The reason is twofold, to see how it handles different types of loads and to have a b...

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Web-based Text-to-Speech with Coqui TTS

Having spent years in either IT or Electronics R&D and Repair my eyes are starting to have trouble focusing on fine detail, and being most of my work is now on screen it’s had me looking at way...

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Setting Up Obsidian LiveSync with Couchdb

I’d been looking for a way to have better sync with Obsidian notes and started looking for different sync options or maybe an alternative to Obsidian altogether. In the /r/selfhosted Matrix/Discord...

Running Obsidian on ChromeOS with Docker

Why Obsidian-Remote? The initial reason that drew me to Obsidian-Remote was that I needed a way to run it on an old laptop loaded up with ChromeOS Flex. Sure I could set up the linux environment f...

Host an Element Server with Docker

The Foundation This project assumes that you have a machine(Raspberry PI, Le Potato, old PC, Proxmox LXC, etc.) with Docker already installed. If you’re using Promxox check out the scripts for a L...

Guide to Customize Synapse Homeserver.yaml

The Config In my previous post, Setup Guide: Self-Hosted Synapse Matrix with Docker I posted a bare bones homeserver.yaml file for your Synapse instance. In this post we’ll go over a few of the ch...

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Synapse Matrix Server Setup with Docker

Catching up on messages in the r/selfhosted Discord/Matrix groups got me thinking about documenting how I set my synapse instance should it be needed again in the future. This will be a shorter pos...

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Upgrading Proxmox from v7 to v8: A Quick Guide

About a week ago I decided to dive in and move my Proxmox cluster from 7 to 8. After a week I’m comfortable with how things are running, and with that, this will be the TLDR version of how I upgrad...

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Anonymizing Videos with Deface & Streamlit

— Updated 2023-05-26@11:50cst with revised code — — Updated 2023-05-26@1200cst with revised setup instructions — I was recently turned on to a Python module called deface. After a little tweaking...