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Posts tagged "open source"

Leaving Evernote for Joplin

I have been looking for an Evernote replacement for the longest time. It's a nice tool, but it has some features and limitations that irritated me: no markdown support (the HTML in the editor often got messy), no end-to-end encryption or control over my data, and a restrictive device limit and online-only requirement in the free version. While one could argue I could have paid to fix some of those problems, I didn't want to. The only restriction that really bothered me was the two-device limit. I had no use for more space or extra features: in the 5+ years...

Wallabag - with MySQL and RabbitMQ

How I discovered Wallabag and made it run on Ubuntu with MySQL and RabbitMQ for Imports. Everything I needed to do should be here,...

Hosting a .NET Core 2 app on Ubuntu

A few months ago I'd started a fun side-project of moving my personal web apps from various Windows-based services to a single Ubuntu VM because of the release of Ghost 1.0. Later, I'd managed to replace my Bonobo Git Server with Gitea. The last piece was to move a custom app - which was written in .NET and needed to be re-written to run on Ubuntu. (And it took forever to find time to do that.) So after I had my app re-written with .NET Core 2[1] MVC, using Vue, Bulma, TypeScript and some arcane Webpack stuff that...

Running a git repo site on nginx on Ubuntu

Last time around I wrote about migrating my webs to an Ubuntu VM. One of the few things that were left to migrate was my private git repo hosting site. I'd used Bonobo Git Server and had always been satisfied with it. Since it doesn't target .Net Core, I didn't see any reasonable way to run it on Ubuntu. After some searching, I'd fortunately stumbled upon Gitea. To get it up and running for the first time wasn't that difficult. I just had to: sudo useradd -m gitea wget https://dl.gitea.io/gitea/1.1.3/gitea-1.1.3-linux-amd64...

Ghost: making me learn nginx on Ubuntu

So the time finally came: Ghost 1.0 is out. My setup is a little more complex than the vanilla one: on this site, there are two blogs next to one another: one here at /blog, and a separate one at /sk. I also have other Ghost blogs in different places and domains. This post documents the stuff I had to learn, and what I ended up using, in case I need a refresher. For various reasons, I run them in Azure. Setting it up was never easy - I'd wasted many, many hours on failed attempts and ended up...