Self-host Wallabag & Archive the Web

Published at July 5, 2020 ·  14 min read

Wallabag is an opensource application for saving and archiving web pages. It provides an identical service to bookmarking sites such as Readability, Instapaper, and Pocket. Save, classify and archive web pages There are many reasons why Wallabag is an attractive alternative to these commecial services. Instapaper has changed hands once, Readability was shutdown and Pocket has also changed hands was purchased by the Mozilla Foundation. For those who self-host one driving concern is keeping data on a platform that unsure of its future....

Host a Private Docker Registry

Published at March 27, 2020 ·  10 min read

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to setup a private Docker Registry, make it publicly available, password-protected and use TLS. It’ll be secure and only available to you and your team, wherever they’re located. Docker Image Registry Hosting a private Docker Registry is helpful for teams that are building containers to deploy software and services. Websites like Docker Hub provide free public repos but not all teams want their containers to be public....

Self-hosted Ngrok

Published at March 23, 2020 ·  7 min read

To the great credit of the Ngrok author, people on the Internet use the term Ngrok to suggest a tooling need - Application Tunneling. Packetriot provides managed service but we also build and publish Spokes, our self-managed server. So… Spokes is really a self-hosted Packetriot :) We’ve written Spokes to give users the ability to deploy and manage your own Application Tunneling service. It provides all the features of our managed edge-server but without our business or metering logic....

Access Plex From Anywhere

Published at January 19, 2020 ·  7 min read

I recently helped a user with setting up some traffic rules to access Plex remotely. While we worked together on setting it up he explained that a lot of Plex users want to do the same but there’s all kinds of barriers to setting it up. So I thought, let’s write a tutorial. Plex manages your music, movies, photos and media. TLDR; Already a Packetriot and Plex ninja?...