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How to Install RustDesk on Your Synology NAS

RustDesk is a remote desktop software, the open source TeamViewer / AnyDesk alternative. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security since it only sends data to a server that you setup. You can use a public rendezvous/relay server or self-host one. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install RustDesk on your Synology NAS using Docker and DSM 7.2 I've based a significant amount of this guide on guides. First, Follow the following 4 guides: Step 0: Docker, Memory Recommendations and Limitations Step 1: Directory Setup Guide Step 2: Setting up a restricted Docker user Step 3: Setting up a Docker Bridge Network Following these guides will give you a nice Docker folder structure, a restricted user to run your containers on (this is more secure) and a dedicated network for your containers. Lets Begin First we need to set up some folders for RustDesk to save its configuration files and also where the Project will save th

DIY Christmas Tree Watering System

My family loves having a live Christmas Tree every year.  What does a live tree need to stay alive?  Water! The Base I have for the Christmas Tree has a pretty good well in it, but with a live tree, it needs to be filled at least twice a day, and four or five times a day the first few days. For years, I've been using a dipstick / funnel combo to check the water level, and refill it without having to bend over and crawl under the tree. It worked really well, especially when I had presents under the tree. I've always wanted to purchase one of the external reservoirs, but I've never seen one that I've liked. This year we're leaving for the weekend a few weeks before Christmas, so I needed one to try to keep the tree alive. Read on to see how I made one.