My First Year With Linux on Desktop

Linux My First Year With Linux on Desktop

A year ago, after a couple months of head scratching and intense distro hopping, I settled with Manjaro with Gnome. But it didn’t take long for another Arch based project get my attention!

With their motto “a terminal-centric distro with a vibrant and friendly community at its core”, EndeavourOS sounded perfect.

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Nextcloud 21 Installation on Ubuntu

SysAdmin Nextcloud 21 Installation on Ubuntu Last updated on 24/04/2021 - With the release of the first update to Nextcloud 21, I decided to rewrite this tutorial to reflect its instalation

Finally, I’ll now cover the installation of Nextcloud on Ubuntu!

At this point, is expected that you already had:

I’m currently using Ubuntu 20.04, but these instructions are equally valid for other Ubuntu versions.

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Using Hetzner to Self Host Nextcloud

SysAdmin Using Hetzner to Self Host Nextcloud

This is a brief, but long owed post.

Last year, I decided that the best path to claim ownership of my data was self-hosting Nextcloud.1 I faced some issues using Hetzner’s 1 vCPU plan and I convinced myself that the culprit was their vCPU not being powerful enough.2

If it’s true that their vCPU wasn’t as powerful as Vultr’s one. It’s also true that with the right know-how I would be able to debug the issue and make things work. The culprit was in fact my lack of knowledge.

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Handle HTML Forms Through Email With MailyGo

Blog Web Development Handle HTML Forms Through Email With MailyGo

You may have already notice the contact form on this blog. Until recently, it was handled by Netlify and used a serverless function to send an email both to me and the submitter. This worked fine, but was far from ideal because I had to trust the data to a third party (Netlify).

As I was already running a server (with Nextcloud and Mastodon), I looked for a self-hosted solution and found MailyGo from Jan-Lukas Else. A small tool written in Go that allows send HTML forms through email. Exactly what I was looking for!

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Getting Started With Linux on Desktop

Linux Getting Started With Linux on Desktop

At the beginning of March, I bought a laptop and decided to finally embrace Linux as my daily drive desktop. Till that day I had only used Linux, more precisely Ubuntu, on servers. So, obviously it was my first choice, but I faced a lot of issues, just to find out that the 3rd generation AMD Ryzen CPU on my laptop wasn’t yet supported by the kernel version (5.3) used on Ubuntu 19.10. I wasn’t able to use any Ubuntu based distro. At first it sucked, but now I’m glad that happen!

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