Setup Linkding Bookmarks Manager

I鈥檝e stumbled upon a great bookmarks manager service called Linkding. What I really like about it, it allows you to save your bookmarks, assign tags to it to search for it later, it has chrome and firefox browser extensions, and comes with an API. Installing Linkding We will be using Traefik to do SSL termination and host based routing, if you don鈥檛 have Traefik running already, you can follow this post to get that set up:...

May 31, 2022 路 3 min 路 Ruan Bekker

Setup Gitea with Woodpecker CI

In this tutorial we will setup Gitea as our version control system, and we will setup Woodpecker Ci (Server and Agent) to run our builds from a simple pipeline that we define in yaml, and the best is that our builds runs on containers. We will run these on docker and make use of docker-compose. What is Woodpecker Taken from their documentation: 鈥淲oodpecker is a simple CI engine with great extensibility....

April 13, 2022 路 5 min 路 Ruan Bekker

Docker Monitoring Stack with Grafana

In this tutorial we will dive a bit deeper into the docker-monitoring-stack-gpnc repository, on how to setup a docker monitoring stack that runs grafana, prometheus, node-exporter, cadvisor and alertmanager, which includes node and container level metric dashboards. About The repo has been built to get a monitoring stack up and running within seconds and the components includes: Grafana: For visualising graphs Prometheus: Timeseries Database for Metrics cAdvisor: Exposes Container Metrics Node-Exporter: Exposes Node Metrics Alertmanager: Manages Alerts Setup First clone the repository:...

April 7, 2022 路 2 min 路 Ruan Bekker

Setup Drone Server and Docker Runner for Gitea

Drone, a continiuous integration platform which is super close to my heart :heart: ! In this post we will setup Drone Server and Drone Runner for Gitea to run your Continuous Integration Pipelines, then we will setup a example pipeline, discover the drone-cli and how to extend our setup with more runners. The source code of this post is available in my github repository What is Drone? Drone is a self-service continuous delivery platform which is built on container technology and can be used for CI/CD Pipelines, and has one extensive list of plugins enabling you to run almost any workflow you can think of....

November 9, 2021 路 12 min 路 Ruan Bekker

Setup a Minecraft Server on Docker

This post will show how to setup your own minecraft game server on docker using docker-compose. Requirements As we will run minecraft as a docker container, we require docker and docker-compose. You can follow the links to their website for instructions to install it. In summary it will be the following to install docker: curl https://get.docker.com | bash sudo usermod -aG docker $USER And the following to install docker-compose: sudo curl -L "https://github....

October 26, 2021 路 5 min 路 Ruan Bekker