Ubuntu Home Server related posts and guides
Ultimate Docker to Podman Migration Guide: It’s NOT difficult
Leaving Docker is like taking away your favorite old teddy bear – painful at first, but you’ll grow from it! Let’s migrate from Docker to Podman. This guide will help make your transition easier.
Install AdGuard Home on Ubuntu/Debian + 3 Bonus Tweaks
AdGuard Home is a free and worthy competitor to Pi-Hole for blocking ads. This post shows how to Install AdGuard Home on Ubuntu and Debian.
Docker Media Server Ubuntu 22.04 with 23 Awesome Apps
Docker has revolutionized setup of server stacks. This step-by-step guide will describe building a Kick-ass Docker Media Server with Ubuntu 22.04 from scratch.
My Simple Smart Home setup – All gadgets and apps I use
This post describes my simple smart home setup and all the gadgets I used in my home.
Install HASS.io on Docker – Run HASS.io on Ubuntu / Debian Systems
In this post, I will show you how to install HASS.io on Docker on Ubuntu or Debian systems. I have been running Home Assistant for my home automation needs since December of 2017, which is when I started my home automation journey. Home Assistant is a python based program for … read more
Moving from a Home Server to NAS (Synology) – The why, learnings, and tips
This site was built on building and maintaining a Home Server using Ubuntu. My first server was an Atom 330 Dual Core MSI Wind PC. This was an awesome low-energy machine that served as a great home server based on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. With the addition of a Broadcom CrystalHD … read more
Setup VNC Server on Ubuntu: Complete Ubuntu Remote Desktop Guide
VNC server on Linux servers can greatly simplify remote administration. One of the scariest things about Linux for most people is the use of commandline line work. SSH remains the most commonly used remote administration tool. But if you are not too comfortable with SSH and commandline, you may want … read more
Ultimate Smart Home Media Server with Docker and Ubuntu 18.04 – Basic
Docker has revolutionized setup of server stacks. This step-by-step guide will describe building a Kick-ass Docker Media Server with Ubuntu 18.04 from scratch.