Receive SMS to a "burner" number via 3G/4G modem and get push notifications
A must when blogging is of course to post a tweet whenever you publish a new post! It took me literally 15 minutes to set this up with Huginn.
Cron jobs are a vital part of every sysadmins setup. Backups, log rotation, certificate renewal and whatnot. I've mostly just relied on them working as they should until now, but with my recent Huginn + Matrix obsession I figured I should have some sort of notifications. Crontab supports sending emails for your jobs, all you have to do is add MAILTOfirstname.lastname@example.org at the top. It defaults (on most distros) to sendmail, which I discovered was kind of a pain to set up. Instead I found t
So I do a lot of self-hosting these days. I've always been keen on trying out new stuff that turns up but most of the services I just set up, keep for a couple of weeks and never use. There are two exceptions which makes up most of my self-hosting "base": Huginn [https://github.com/huginn/huginn] and Dokku [https://github.com/dokku/dokku]. They are brilliant! Dokku I'll start with dokku since it's what powers most of my apps today. Huginn for example I run through dokku. > A docker-powered P