Get RSS Feeds on Mastodon

Anyone who has made the switch from Twitter to Mastodon may notice that some news sources are still missing here. One way to get them into the Fediverse is to use an RSS Feed via a Mastodon bot. This guide shows you how to display RSS Feeds with feed2toot Mastodon. I will publish the RSS Feed on my own Mastodon server. If you want to know how to run your own Mastodon, here is a instruction by me....

December 23, 2022 · 4 min · Samuel Kron
Pi-Hole adblocker

Install Pi-hole with Docker Compose

Are you just as annoyed by all the ads when you roam the web? To put an end to this, I set up Pi-hole on my server with Docker Compose. Pi-hole is free software with the function of a tracking and ad blocker and an optional DHCP server. Pi-hole is based on a Linux system and was developed for use on microcomputers in the sense of an embedded system. This guide shows you the necessary steps so that you can enjoy an ad-free Internet....

December 11, 2022 · 4 min · Samuel Kron

Run your own Mastodon server with Docker Compose

With the purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk, alternatives to Twitter suddenly become interesting. One of them is Mastodon an open source decentralized alternative that is part of the Fediverse. The decentralization is based on the fact that anyone can actually operate a Mastodon server. This tutorial describes all the necessary steps to set up a Mastodon server with Docker Compose yourself. Requirements This tutorial assumes that you already have some packages installed on your distribution:...

November 20, 2022 · 5 min · Samuel Kron

NFS share as Avahi service

You can make NFS shares available with the Avahi Service. All you have to do is create an Avahi service. If the service is set up correctly, file browsers with Zeroconf support can find the shares automatically. Setup NFS share in “/etc/exports” First we create the share in the “/etc/exports” file: /export/photos,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) Adjusts the IP address range in the example above to your network. The “insecure” option is important, without which the release via Avahi will not work....

November 20, 2022 · 2 min · Samuel Kron