Author Archives: Reverend

Elevator Action Multikit Installation

Yesterday was a good day for the bavacade, I got the Elevator Action Multi-Kit from High Score Saves up and running. This kit not only saves up to 10 high scores, and enables free play that allows attract sounds, but … Continue reading

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November’s Ghost Redux

Welcome to Running a Newsletter with Ghost! As we hit the last day of November I wanted to quickly compile the Reclaim Edtech sessions we did this month focused on getting up and running with Ghost, an open source platform … Continue reading

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Reclaim.Rocks Mastodon

It was only a matter of time at the pace I’ve been going with setting up Mastodon instances that Reclaim Hosting would get its own snazzy server, and that day was Wednesday. I streamed the setup so that I would … Continue reading

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Some Initial Mastodon Instance Tweaking

Now that I have a few instances of Mastodon running in Reclaim Cloud, I figured it was time to start optimizing them for resource usage, storage, and security. This post is an attempt to capture what I’ve done thus far—which … Continue reading

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Archiving Twitter

Thanks to this post on the OL Daily, and this subsequent toot from Grant Potter reminding me to do it, I spent time converting my recently acquired Twitter archive into markdown. “Why?” you ask. Well, Mattias Ott covers that beautifully: … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Mastodon after Two Weeks

I’ve been pretty obsessed with figuring out how to run a Mastodon server on Reclaim Cloud the last couple of weeks, and it’s been a lot of fun. I do dig challenges like this, and I moved almost immediately from … Continue reading

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Installing Mastodon on Reclaim Cloud

The following video guide shows you how to install Mastodon on a Reclaim Cloud virtual private server (VPS). This guide assumes you have your VPS spun up in Reclaim Cloud, a domain for your server chosen, a transactional email account … Continue reading

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Preparing to Install Mastodon on Reclaim Cloud

The following video tutorial takes you through the process of preparing to install Mastodon on a virtual private server (VPS) in Reclaim Cloud. I’ve installed a few servers now, and based on that experience it makes sense to break things … Continue reading

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Hacks for Hybrid Working Flexing on Reclaim Edtech

I just posted about the Ghost Flex Course currently running at Reclaim Edtech this month, and it occurred to me that is just one of two! Lauren Hanks and Maren Deepwell are deep into week three of their four-week session … Continue reading

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Haunting the Ghost Flex Course

This week saw the release of the second installment of the Ghost Flex Course we’re running at Reclaim Edtech. This session featured Pilot Irwin taking us through their process of putting together Reclaim Hosting’s monthly newsletter Reclaim Roundup. There is … Continue reading

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