Overview This article provides the required information to install Ombi using Docker. Ombi is a Plex Request and User Management System that allows you to share your Plex server without any of the hassle. It allows users of your Plex server to search for and request new content using an easy to manage interface. Manage all your requests for Movies and TV with ease, leave notes for the user and … (Click To Read)
Grocy is an open-source, web based application that you can self-host at home. You can easily install Grocy using Docker. Grocy calls itself a groceries & household management solution for your home. It works like enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for your home. The application tracks inventory in your kitchen, helps plan your shopping list based on available inventory, plans meals and serves as a recipe database.
Plex is a media server than can be used to serve your stored photos, videos, and music to your devices. Installing Plex on a Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS) device is a great way to convert your NAS into a home media server. Plex can be installed as a beta from the Synology Package Center, however for this article, we will be using Docker to create a cleaner, more isolated install using a highly maintained Docker container from the LinuxServer.io team.
Monica CRM is an open-source, easy to use relationship manager for your contacts. CRM stands for Customer Relationship Manager, but Monica CRM is more of a personal relationship manager. It allows you to organize important information about your friends and family and can send you reminders of important events, such as birthdays and anniversaries.
Pi-hole is one of my favorite DNS level ad-blockers that can be self-hosted in a Docker container. After you install Pi-hole, occasionally it will become necessary to view the dashboard to see your network statistics, or even disable it completely for a short period to time in order to troubleshoot a network problem. In order to do that, you need to open up a browser and visit your Pi-hole dashboard, unless you are using iPhone shortcuts. To make that easier, Fernando Bunn, developed a very helpful swift application that allows you to control Pi-hole from the menu bar on your Mac.
After the initial installation, the MediaWiki platform does not have a built-in application administration and configuration section. If you are self-hosting a MediaWiki instance, or changing web hosting companies or domains, then occasionally you may need to adjust the MediaWiki URL for the installation in order to keep the application functioning properly.
Occasionally when working with a pre-built Docker Container image, it will become necessary for you to add an entry to the /etc/hosts file within the Docker container. Docker provides an easy way to add a host entry to a docker container. An example of when would become necessary is if you are installing Wordpress as a Docker container and then receiving the Wordpress loopback error when you login to the admin screen.
After a successful beta testing period, Pi-hole has released version 5.0! Pi-hole is our favorite DNS level ad-blocker that helps block advertisements, trackers, and even malware from your entire network. The release of Pi-hole 5.0 has been anticipated since the beta program began back in January.
Between downloading and playing with new container images, running different variations different containerized applications within Docker, and building various new containers it is easy for Docker to start taking up serious space on your host machine. If you run a lot of containers that require persistent volumes, Docker will create those localized volumes on your system in the background as the container is initializing. This can create a lot of Docker disk space usage.
DokuWiki is a free and open-source wiki platform that you can self-host on Docker. It is super simple to use, you can edit pages using markdown or install a WYSIWYG editor. What makes DokuWiki unique when compared to other Wiki software is that it stores it’s information in markdown files on your server rather than relying on a separate database. Since it doesn’t require a separate database, DokuWiki is not only very simple to install, it is also quick and responsive.