Backing up Google Photos with Docker

In this article I'll be using the rclone Docker container and a cron job to back up my Google Photos to my NAS every night. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers. Creating a config file…

Prevent Microsoft Teams from Switching Audio Profile

This change prevents the automatic switching from A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) to HSP (Handset Profile) in Ubuntu. In Microsoft Teams the profile switches to HSP when the call starts but doesn't switch back when ending it resulting in horrible sounding music afterwards. ­čĺíThis does mean your headset will stay…

Ubuntu: Free Port 53

In Ubuntu port 53 is used by systemd-resolved. If you want to run your own service behind this port you'll have to free it up. To do this, simply edit /etc/systemd/resolved.conf and uncomment DNSStubListener=no. After that restart the service with sudo systemctl restart systemd-resolved.…

How to Stream Jellyfin to a Chromecast

You'll probably have a local domain for you're Jellyfin container, resolved via Pi-hole (something like jellyfin.box). And when casting from the Jellyfin app to a Chromecast, the screen is stuck on the Jellyfin logo. This is because the Chromecast can't resolve jellyfin.box. Chromecast has its DNS-servers hard coded…