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Let’s learn Docker and set it up. What’s Docker? Complicated haha! It’s a way to install, maintain and run applications. But apps are self-contained, hence containers. Docker allows networking and lots more. How to setup Docker Best way is to follow the docs. Troubleshooting Docker You might see an error such as WARNING: Error loading config file: /root/.docker/config.json: read /root/.docker/config.json: is a directory For that, do the following from here:...

20/12/2023 · 1 min · 82 words · Mr Ash
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How to use winget for Windows 11. What is winget? It’s a package manager for Windows, like choco or apt for debian based linux distros. If that means nothing to you, then it installs and updates apps. Cool? Cool. How to use winget Let’s install syncthing for this example. winget search sync displays a list of matches sync. Name Id Version Match Source -------------------------------------------------------------------- syncthing Syncthing.Syncthing 1.27.0 winget SyncTrayzor SyncTrayzor.SyncTrayzor 1....

20/12/2023 · 1 min · 159 words · Mr Ash
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Let’s setup Pi-Hole in Docker, following the official documentation. getconf LONG_BIT check for 32bit or 64bit. cat /etc/os-release check the version of the OS. After following the installation guide, you might receive these errors: E: Package 'docker-ce' has no installation candidate E: Unable to locate package docker-ce-cli E: Unable to locate package E: Couldn't find any package by glob '' E: Couldn't find any package by regex '' E: Unable to locate package docker-buildx-plugin E: Unable to locate package docker-compose-**plugin** Switch over to this guide to manually install docker with the deb files....

18/12/2023 · 3 min · 466 words · Mr Ash

Homelabs 2023 Beginner's Guide To Homelabbing

You are probably new to homelabbing and need a bit of guidance. Building a homelab means building a computer network, or lab, at home. Homelabs can be anything from old laptops to expensive high-end enterprise equipment. Typically, you’ll find homelabs involve a lot of virtual computers, meaning they’re not physical. There’s little entry to get started and unlimited possibility as your homelab grows. You’ll find techies and sys-admins from all over the world who love to share their homelabs, projects and builds....

07/11/2021 · 3 min · 579 words · Ash

CyberWox CyberSec Homelab on Virtual Box

Homelabs are fun, challenging, but fun. Building an entire virtual network of interconnected computers to simulate real-world traffic and situations. This is my additional guide to Cyberwox’s Building a Cybersecurity Homelab, but, for those using VirtualBox. Here’s a visual guide for the lab: *Disclaimer, this does not contain 100% of the steps of this project. Intro Ideally, use a dedicated lab computer for this, a spare laptop or an old gaming PC....

21/08/2021 · 4 min · 794 words · Ash