Tech and Me

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Author: Daniel Hansson

Issues with bounces are now resolved

This weekend we changed from using our domain providers mail solution to SMTP2GO. It all worked out fine until we…

Progress is a great thing

The Tech and Me blog have been quiet for some time now. Don’t get me wrong – the enthusiasm I…

Documentation with Documize

Have you ever been thinking that you really should document the stuff you do better? Maybe you thought “Naah, I’ll…

Release note Nextcloud 13.0.2

It’s been a while since we made a major update to the Nextcloud VM. That’s because we’ve been waiting for…

ownCloud 10.0.4 – last VM version

At some point all good things comes to an end. It has been some great and inspiring years, but we…

Use Let’s Encrypt SSL with Mailcleaner

If you host your own mail server you know that one of the biggest issues is spam. How do you…

No, we won’t upgrade the Nextcloud VMs to 12.0.2

– 12.0.2 has been released. – What, when? – I believe it was yesterday. – Hmm, didn’t notice – No,…

We migrated our Nextcloud server to PostgreSQL!

For some time now we have developed different types of VMs, and our main focus have always been the Nextcloud…

Reset MySQL 5.7 root password

In the later versions of the Nextcloud VM we now store the password in /root.my.cnf instead (since 11.0.3), and removes…

Share Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates between hosts

As Let’s Encrypt doesn’t support wildcard certificates (yet) you may have to share your certificate between hosts. One such scenario…

[Important notice] Add your own SMTP settings in Nextcloud

The Nextcloud VM is all about convenience. Easy to setup, and with as little hassle as possible. One of the…

Hyper-V Generation 2 and Ubuntu Server 16.04

If you plan to run Ubuntu Server on Hyper-V generation 2, there are a few things to think about that…

How to install VMware Workstation 12 on Linux 4.10 kernel

The latest Linux kernel 4.10 is out and ships with Ubuntu 17.04. Since we moved over to that kernel Wifi…

Setup multiple accounts with DDclient and Cloudflare

If you have a Dynamic Public IP from your ISP and use Cloudflare as your DNS provider you could use…

New backup NAS – QNAP X831-8G

To ensure that we won’t run out of backup space, we went ahead and bought a new NAS. Our previous…

Automated Collabora installation on Nextcloud

At Tech and Me we love to automate stuff to make tech easier, and this time it has come to…

Fix flickering screen on Dell XPS 13 (9343)

When running Ubuntu 16.04 with the 4.4 kernel you sometimes get a flickering screen, at least we noticed it and…

NextBerry RPI

NextBerry is a RaspberryPI (2 or 3) running Nextcloud. It is forked from the official Nextcloud VM and maintained by…

VMware ESXi Configuration Backup with PowerCLI

You never know, your VMware vSphere ESXi host may break, hardware may fail or something else forces you to restore…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

One year has passed since we switched domain and became Tech and Me for real. It’s been an eventful year…

Nextcloud 11 is around the corner, and we are ready!

A few weeks back we moved from ownCloud to Nextcloud. So far so good, but we were a bit nervous….

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