Deploying RocketChat using Docker Compose on Ubuntu 18.04

Boxing the Rocket

Introduction This article is about installing and deploying RocketChat. And then specifically in the following configuration: I wanted to use RocketChat in Docker containers (using Docker Compose) on a TransIP BladeVPS with Ubuntu 18.04. Sounds simple, right? There are multiple references for deploying RocketChat, but none in the immediate configuration that I wanted. The closest was the DigitalOcean tutorial on how to install, configure and deploy RocketChat on Ubuntu 14. [Read More]

How to use Tomb to Store Secrets

Burying the truth

Based on: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Tomb 2.5 Requirements: 3x USB stick (1 marked with ‘OS’, 1 marked with ‘Tomb’, 1 marked with ‘Key’) Introduction Sometimes there is the need to store some data offline in a secure fashion. Ideally in a way that can be recreated later on and based on a standard that is probably going to stay around for a long while. Tomb from dyne. [Read More]