D.I.Y Cheap Smart Blinds Do you want your blinds to open and close on there own, but not for a £100 smart device? Well i am going to show you how you can build your own for around £10! This model uses a Node MCU to run our program on and is controllable using API built into the source code!You do need a 3D Printer for this project, but if you don't have one, you can order a model from me and i will print it and ship it for you! Purchase STL Files Order 3D Printed Model So, what do you need to get started? We
Hack NeosCam / WyzeCam v2 The NeosCam is a great value camera, retailing at around £30 on Amazon in the UK. But who likes the idea of a constant video stream in your home being sent to servers in China, America, France... anywhere. You don't know and have no control over it.So i am going to show you how to hack these cheap cameras and introduce you to an opensource project, Dafang, which allows us to manage these cameras locally and access them via RTSP Protocol which we can connect to our own NVR System. So why not use these as they already are?
HAProxy as Reverse Proxy + SSL Termination Here i will show you how to install HAProxy on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS and also how to configure it as a reverse proxy. A reverse proxy means that you can access multiple web servers through one port, usually 80 for http or 443 for https. I will also show you how to implement SSL encryption using Lets Encrypt and set up automatic renewal of the certificate. And also how to re-direct all HTTP requests to HTTPS. HTTP Config HTTPS Config SSL Certificate
How to Backup your Linux files to external storage. Do you have a few virtual machines with some precious configuration files stored somewhere that you would like to back up? Here i will show you just that, using a nifty program called Duplicati. Duplicati is just one open source program, but there are many others available. I like Duplicati for its simplicity, user-friendliness and built-in encryption. You can use Duplicati with almost any web service: OneDrive, Google Drive, Amazon AWS, Backblaze B2, Dropbox and more! However you can also use it to backup to a loc