Hi, I’m Henrique! πŸ‘‹

Born in Portugal πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή . I am a Master’s student πŸŽ“ in Computer Science and Engineering at TU/e, in Eindhoven πŸ‡³πŸ‡±. At the same time, I’ve been working with Protocol Labs on the decentralization of the web 🌐. I believe in the transparency and openness of the world, in a united Europe πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί and that we should all have equal rights πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ.

Lately, I haven't been reading πŸ“š any books. On the big screen, the last movie 🎬 I watched was “Confessions of an Invisible Girl” and the last episode πŸ“Ί was from “RuPaul's Drag Race UK”. On the musical side, the artist I’ve been listening 🎧 to the most is Agnes.

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jlelse’s Blog 20 Oct 2021 20:05

Tailscale tries to punch the NAT and establish a direct peer-to-peer connection. That’s the magic compared to your Wireguard-VPS-VPN. And it’s a lot easier to just login and directly connect to each device in your Tail-net than creating key pairs etc. Another nice thing is also the option to use …

Ouh, that’s quite nice. Thanks!

Another nice thing is also the option to use Tailscale as a library in any Go project. GoBlog (my blogging system) has a Tailscale integration, which allows me to access my diary using HTTPS only from trusted devices.

That gives me ideas! πŸ˜‚ Why!!!

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jlelse’s Blog 20 Oct 2021 18:46

My home and code server now has 2 TB of SSD storage and 16 GB of RAM. While I’ll be using the storage for backups, etc., I’m not quite sure what I can use the 16 GB of RAM for yet. What else can I run besides Home Assistant, AdGuard Home, Drone and Tailscale? I still have my VPS running my websites, …

Weirdly enough, the name Tailscale caught my eye and I decided to investigate what it is. I checked their website and it seems that they use Wireguard to do the kind of configuration I explained some time ago. I’m curious: besides the easyness of use, what other advantages do you see on using Tailscale over a manually configured Wireguard network?

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YubiKey Setup for GPG, SSH and 2FA

YubiKeys are hardware authentication devices that can be used with many applications, such as GPG, SSH and for 2 factor authentication. I have owned quite a few over the past years and recently I decided to upgrade them to the NFC version so I can use them with my mobile devices.

As usual, there is quite a bit of setup after purchasing a new YubiKey and I always struggle to find the correct guide that I use. Thus, I decided to make this simple compilation of steps and guides so next time it’ll be easy to find! Hope it can be useful for you too!

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Recently in September '21

September has been quite a busy month, a rollercoaster for sure, but a good one. It all started in the first week with the new students coming to campus for their introduction activities. I don’t think I’ve seen the campus so vibrant until that day.

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I just wanted to redirect everything from /all* to /stream* - finally decided to do so -, but somehow I managed not to figure out how to do that with Caddy webserver. I ended up manually redirecting the 3 main URLs:

redir /all /stream permanent
redir /all/feed.xml /stream/feed.xml permanent
redir /all/feed.json /stream/feed.json permanent

I tried many redir combinations and none worked. I can make the wildcard matching work with /all* but then… what do I redirect it to? I tried different thing and none worked. If you use Caddy, and have some minutes to spare, how would you configure this redirection?

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