OliveTin - Self Hosted Predefined Shell Commands

OliveTin - Self Hosted Predefined Shell Commands

OliveTin gives safe and simple access to predefined shell commands from a web interface. 💻

Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to safely give access to server commands to less technical people such as friends or family members? Or simplify complex commands to make them accessible and repeatable? OliveTin is the gateway to your needs.

OliveTin gives safe and simple access to predefined shell commands from a web interface. Responsive to tablets and touch screens, OliveTin makes it simple to tap a button on the screen for anyone with access to run complex commands.

Features

  • Responsive, touch-friendly UI - great for tablets and mobile
  • Super simple config in YAML - because if it's not YAML now-a-days, it's not "cloud native" :-)
  • Dark mode - for those of you that roll that way.
  • Accessible - passes all the accessibility checks in Firefox, and issues with accessibility are taken seriously.
  • Docker image - available for quickly testing and getting it up and running, great for the selfhosted community.
  • Integrate with anything - OliveTin just runs Linux shell commands, so theoretically you could integrate with a bunch of stuff just by using curl, ping, etc. However, writing your own shell scripts is a great way to extend OliveTin.
  • Lightweight on resources - uses only a few MB of RAM and barely any CPU. Written in Go, with a web interface written as a modern, responsive, Single Page App that uses the REST/gRPC API.
  • Good amount of unit tests and style checks - helps potential contributors be consistent, and helps with maintainability.
GitHub - OliveTin/OliveTin: OliveTin gives safe and simple access to predefined shell commands from a web interface.
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Install OliveTin With Docker Compose

There are multiple ways to install OliveTin but our prefered method is usually Docker Compose.

version: "3.8"
services:
  olivetin:
    container_name: olivetin
    image: jamesread/olivetin
    volumes:
      - /docker/olivetin:/config # replace host path or volume as needed
    ports:
      - "1337:1337"
    restart: unless-stopped

networks:
  web: # should match the network defined under the container's networks
  section
      external: true

Important to Note

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OliveTin has no authentication, and runs as root by default. Don't use it on a public server unless you have a way to lock it down.

Final Notes and Thoughts

OliveTin has made it easy for me to setup scripts for my kids to restart the Emby server if needed. I also have one setup for my wife to backup her important documents for work which she can trigger on demand as she requested.

If you find OliveTin usefule, be sure to give it a star on the OliveTin Github repo. Also, leave your comments below and share your thoughts!

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