KOSSMN

Random ramblings of a nerd.

Grav is an awesome CMS that uses markdown for writing blog posts and Twig for it's templating system. Digital Ocean is a sweet hosting company that for as little as $5 a month gives you a VPS with root access to install anything you want from the very core such as OS, etc. This tutorial will show you how to install Grav on Digital Ocean which isn't as straight forward as it may seem. We'll be going under the assumption that you've already set up a droplet with a LAMP server (milage may vary for nginx) and make sure you install the PHP requirements here....

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SubSonic is a pretty sweet application for streaming your music collection remotely to any browser, Android/iPhone device and more. FreeNAS is one of the best, if not the best, options for running a NAS in your home. However, you want to be secure so this will show you the not so straightforward setup to add SSL to your SubSonic install....

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Once you have a custom domain, you usually want an email to go along with it. Unlike traditional hosts, this isn't built in with DigitalOcean. Usually setting up an entire mail server is overkill and usually insecure. So we're going to set up a way to forward mail to your external email with a tool called Postfix....

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