Author Archives: tim

‘Webtrees’ on a Home Server: Installing the Webtrees Software

⬅️ Previous post: Getting online with LAMP and No-IP Installing Webtrees • Installing ‘intl’ and preparing the data folder • Creating the MariaDB database • Tweaking the default PHP configuration • Troubleshooting SELinux errors • What’s next for the server? Now … Continue reading

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‘Webtrees’ on a Home Server: Getting online with LAMP and No-IP

⬅ Previous Post: My Machine and Operating System Installing and Configuring the LAMP stack • What about a firewall? • Opening the router to web traffic • Launching the site for free with No-IP • Visiting my new server for … Continue reading

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‘Webtrees’ on a Home Server: My machine and Operating System

⬅ Previous Post: 2020 Summer Project #1: ‘Webtrees’ on a Home Server My server computer • The Gentoo Linux operating system • Installing Gentoo • Hardening Gentoo with SELinux • Hardening other Linux distros • Next on the agenda Of course … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Project #1: ‘Webtrees’ on a Home Server

One project I’ve had on the back burner for the last decade or so is re-launching a family history website on a home server. Continue reading

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52 Ancestors, No. 31: Charles J. Butera, Tribute to A Fallen Soldier

Though Charles J. Butera breathed his last over 74 years ago, we remember him today, along with thousands of others who went off to war and would never return. Continue reading

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GPD Pocket Keyboard Replacement and Reassembly

A warm thank you to my new subscribers who continue to sign up, even though it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything genealogy-related. I’ve been quite busy at work with the School District of Philadelphia, working on my teacher’s certificate, and a master’s next year. Continue reading

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Fedora Linux on the GPD Pocket: Six Months On

It’s been about six months since I first installed Fedora on my GPD Pocket. I’ve updated my original July 2017 post twice since then to keep you all updated. So much has changed since those early days that a new post is in order. Continue reading

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Playing with Toys: Fedora Linux on the GPD Pocket [Final Update: 1/15/2017]

[Update (12/4/2017): DO NOT run a “sudo dnf autoremove” command until you’ve read the update at the bottom of this post!] [Update (12/4/2017): There have been some wonderful updates over the past month. I now consider this post to be deprecated … Continue reading

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The Hiatus Continues … 2017 Update

I’d like to thank you, dear readers, for continuing to find this site and to inquire about the services that I once provided. Unfortunately, I have not been able to do any restoration work lately in light of my new … Continue reading

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‘Photo Restorations by Tim G.’ Has Gone on Hiatus

As you may have noticed, I haven’t been posting a lot lately. This is due to my pursuing other ventures in the winter and spring that have reduced my productivity with regard to photo restorations. These have mainly been substitute … Continue reading

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