Getting started with LXD 2.0 container hypervisor

For the past few years I have been migrating between different OpenVZ VPS providers and each time it has been a hassle to migrate and upgrade my virtual machines between them. Then I stumbled upon LXD which in combination with a KVM VPS seems like a perfect fit for running multiple containers on a single … Continue reading “Getting started with LXD 2.0 container hypervisor”

HTTP/2 Server Push with NGINX, CloudFlare and WordPress

With CloudFlare supporting HTTP/2 and Server Push, we can leverage that by using CloudFlare as a CDN even though NGINX does not support Server Push. Setup CloudFlare Login / create an account at CloudFlare.com Make sure you use CloudFlares nameservers as your primary nameservers. Your domain must resolve using CloudFlares DNS server Go to DNS … Continue reading “HTTP/2 Server Push with NGINX, CloudFlare and WordPress”

Free email forward with Mailgun.com

I recently started moving away from my Danish Domain and DNS provider GratisDNS which charges me about $7.5 per year just for an email forward service which I use to be able to send and receive emails as serek.eu from my gmail account. This can be done for free using Mailgun.com! This includes unlimited incoming … Continue reading “Free email forward with Mailgun.com”

HOOD 001 cargo bag review

I was lucky enough to get the Bullitt Hood 001 at a reduced price from fahrer-berlin.de. This is basically a permanently attached weatherproof bag for the Bullitt cargo bike that can be collapsed when not needed. The Hood 002 is the same bag, just in red. The cargo bag is attached as a backplate using … Continue reading “HOOD 001 cargo bag review”

ESP8266 NodeMCU – OLED display using SPI

I bought a $4 1 inch OLED SPI display that I wanted to use with my ESP8266 development board. By using an online service to create a streamlined NodeMCU firmware this was a breeze! NodeMCU with the correct modules Flash the ESP8266 with a version of NodeMCU that contains the following modules: bit SPI U8G Follow my post here on how … Continue reading “ESP8266 NodeMCU – OLED display using SPI”

ESP8266 – Controlling an IHC wireless light switch

Recently I installed several intelligent IHC Wireless lightswitches and power outlets from Lauritz Knudsen. They can be programmed so that any switch can wirelessly control any other switch or power outlet. I wanted to control these switches using my phone and was left with three options Buy an IHC Wireless Controller for around $750 and try to integrate … Continue reading “ESP8266 – Controlling an IHC wireless light switch”