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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

Syncing Outlook to Google Calendar

Like a lot of business professionals, I use Outlook powered by Exchange in the office for calendaring / email.  I also use an Android phone, and extensively use Google Calendar to coordinate with my Wife. In previous jobs, I would totally by into Exchange, and have my work email on my personal phone, and merge everything. With the start of my new job, I didn't need to be "that" connected.  However, I needed to see my work calendar often to schedule personal items. I'm using the following software to do this now. It's configured as a One-way sync, Outlook to Google Calendar. It works very well, with the obvious caveat that it requires my laptop to be running for items to update on my phone. It doesn't sync email, but that's ok, because I don't want it. It has the un-intended side effect of allowing my phone to have access to my work calendar, without running the MDM (Mobile Device Manager) so