Hull Blogs

Aggregated posts from University of Hull students

What I Run On My VPS

What I run on my VPS I currently run all my services on a VPS (Virtual Private Server) due to just graduating and not having anywhere to host a homelab fulltime. I use an OVH Essential VPS with 2 vCo…
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My current VPS setup

A few months ago I made a post on Proxmox and what I run/ran on my physical home server, and whilst I have now fixed my hardware issues (by geting completely different hardware) I am yet to recreate a…
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Locking sites with Nginx Proxy Manager

I was looking for a way to lock my sites that need some sort of authentication that does not come built in. I had tried Autheila but I could never get it working. So here is a quick tutorial on lockin…
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How to install Uptime Kuma

How to install and setup Uptime Kuma What is Uptime Kuma It is a self-hosted monitoring tool like “Uptime Robot” with support for notifciations, status pages and many types of monitors. Intall Uptime…
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How to install Portainer

How to install Portainer What is Portainer? Portainer is a GUI that can be hosted within a docker container that allows you to manage other docker containers with features such as Starting and stoppi…
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Kattis Algorithmic Athletics 2022

On Saturday we hosted a programming and algorithms competition where teams of up to 3 would pit their wits against the 8 programming puzzles and try and solve as many as they could in just 3 hours. We had teams from across the degree levels, from our first year certificate stage all the way to our masters level.…
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Climax Game Jam 2022

Last weekend Climax Studios, a game development studio based out of Portsmouth, hosted a game jam in support of the mental health charity Mind. They invited our students to take part and, since we were about due another game jam anyway, we hosted a local jam site in our labs and ordered in some pizza.…
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Securing DNS on Fedora 35.

In the previous article we secured our NTP configuration. However you will have likely noticed that the NTP servers are given as domain names, rather than IP addresses. This has benefits; as mentioned…
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A ramble about GitHub

A ramble about GitHub by someone fairly new to it # (This may become a series of posts on GitHub) # First, a little background information # A few years ago, back when I was in secondary school doin…
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Securing NTP on Fedora 34.

NTP is the protocol through which your computer ensures that the clock is accurate. It is insecure, but now can be secured through the use of NTS. This post goes through the process of configuring NTS…
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Opensimulator Grid Backup & Restore

Opensimulator Grid Backup & Restore is a guide describing good backup practices for Opensim Grids. It covers basic backup principles and requirements for Opensim. Finally, it links to two additional articles, one for Ubuntu and another for Windows. This article is part of a larger whole covering all aspects of Continue Reading The post Opensimulator Grid Backup & Restore appeared first on Sara Payne's Blog. …
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