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Using Docker to Run Aperture, a Microsub Server

A Microsub server—like Aperture—is very much like an RSS feed aggregator, though it supports more than just RSS, like JSON, and even Microformats. Most, if not all, Microsub servers also require a separate client-side application. An IndieWeb reader, if you like. Now, because of Aperture’s many dependencies, I’ve gone the Docker Compose route. Continue reading Using Docker to Run Aperture, a Microsub Server

Self-Hosting Matomo on a Small VPS, Alongside Other Services

I’ve recently taken up experimenting with a small Ubuntu VPS, and while still directly hosting a few Laravel-based applications, I’ve also started fiddling with Docker (Compose) as a means to keep the host OS somewhat lean. That said, let’s have a look at some of the work that went into installing Matomo on top of this setup. Continue reading Self-Hosting Matomo on a Small VPS, Alongside Other Services