Next to designing websites and programming, I also host the jodiBooks software. Ever since I bought my first computer, I have been learning how to use it as a server. That was more than 15 year ago. I learned a lot through all those year and now I’m doing it professionally. In these howto’s I share some of the hurdles I encounter and how I crossed them.

Subjects are: Ubuntu, file-sharing, virtual machines, website hosting.

How to enable Samba sharing in Ubuntu

It's cost me lots of hours over the years and every time I've to reconfigure Samba I'm in hell. So this is my guide on how to enable Samba sharing in Ubuntu.

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How to install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

For experimentation and testing I want to use Docker on our own server. Therefor I'm going to spin up a VM in which I'll install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04.

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How to host ASP.NET websites on AWS

Finding documentation or tutorials on how to host ASP.NET websites are rare. Most are written for .NET core. That's why I wrote a manual on jodiBooks' blog.

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How to host WordPress in AWS Lightsail

I couldn't find a proper guide, so I created this "How to host WordPress in AWS Lightsail" tutorial. One that is not based on the standard Bitnami image.

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