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Headless Spotify server fine tunes

Fine tunes and extras for Vivek Panyam's guide "How to build a headless Spotify Streaming box"


Self-hosted home SMS gateway

How to set up Gammu on an old ThinkPad with a 3G modem and listen for MQTT messages to send them as text messages in case your internet is down but you still need to alert.


Environmental sensor logging with Rasbperry Pi, Adafruit BME280 and SI1145, collectd, and mosquitto

How to collect, monitor, read, and store pressure, temperature, humidity, visible, IR, and UV light data with a Raspberry Pi, an Adafruit BME280, Adafruit SI1145, collectd stats collector, and mosquitto MQTT.


Bookmarks, favs, likes - backfilling years of gaps

What do you do when you have years of hoarded internet on your computer and you want to put them into one place, to make it searchable? You put them on your website, while retroactively like, favorite, and bookmark them at their source.


A dirty fix for non-stop drifting Trackpoint

How to stop Trackpoint from constantly, slowly moving on it's own under linux


Logging Android sensor data with Automate

I've been searching for a long while for a sensor data logger app; it turns out Automate can do this just fine with a lot of extra, so here's my solution for a Galaxy S4.


ZFS NFS shares with avahi zeroconf

How to announce ZFS NFS shares on your home network for clients to automatically discover them.


Fix the hard drive killer APM

How to spin down hard drive and get rid of the clicking noise in Debian 9 (Strecth) and Ubuntu 16.04 on a Thinkpad X250