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Discover new software and hardware to get the best out of your network, control smart devices, and secure your data on cloud services. Self-Hosted is a chat show between Chris and Alex two long-time "self-hosters" who share their lessons and take you along for the journey as they learn new ones. A Jupiter Broadcasting podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

Discover new software and hardware to get the best out of your network, control smart devices, and secure your data on cloud services. Self-Hosted is a chat show between Chris and Alex two long-time "self-hosters" who share their lessons and take you along for the journey as they learn new ones. A Jupiter Broadcasting podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

Location:

United States

Description:

Discover new software and hardware to get the best out of your network, control smart devices, and secure your data on cloud services. Self-Hosted is a chat show between Chris and Alex two long-time "self-hosters" who share their lessons and take you along for the journey as they learn new ones. A Jupiter Broadcasting podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

Language:

English


Episodes

70: Plausible Deniability

5/6/2022
Alex replaces another Google service; we point the community spotlight at FuzzyMistborn plus your feedback! Special Guests: Brent Gervais and FuzzyMistborn.

Duration:00:53:00

69: Get Off My Lawn, The Robot's Got It

4/22/2022
Alex shares some handy tools, and some old friends join us for a special edition of the show. Special Guests: Brent Gervais and chzbacon.

Duration:00:47:14

68: Unwyze Choices

4/8/2022
We chat about Wyze's recent real bad, no-good security news, why Plex Discover has potential but hasn't impressed us yet, and a brief tour of Alex's home network setup. Special Guest: Wes Payne.

Duration:00:54:21

67: The No Container Theory

3/25/2022
Why Chris is moving away from using Containers, Alex's new project, and some great follow-up.

Duration:00:48:27

66: Mmm. Pi.

3/10/2022
We look back at our favorite moments from the last ten years of the Raspberry Pi, why you might want to start considering one, and where we want to see the platform evolve.

Duration:00:47:44

65: Failing at Scale

2/25/2022
Alex gives the new TrueNAS SCALE a go and hits a snag. Plus the future Home Assistant update that has Chris so concerned he might stop updating forever.

Duration:00:44:59

64: Analysis Paralysis

2/11/2022
Sometimes we get a bit carried away; we dial it back and share some self-hosting long-timer insights. Plus the networked way to Retro game, and more.

Duration:00:46:56

63: Pulling the Rug Out

1/28/2022
Alex has a new high-quality self-hosted music setup, and Chris solves complicated Internet problems.

Duration:00:42:51

62: Succumbing to the Ecosystem

1/14/2022
Alex got some new devices for Christmas, and we set off to figure out how to integrate them into his network. And Brent's tale of giving the gift of Jellyfin. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:00:49:14

61: That First Layer Squish

12/31/2021
Some old friends of JB join Alex to discuss 3D printing. Special Guests: chzbacon and Drew DeVore.

Duration:00:59:54

60: Someone Else's Computer

12/17/2021
Recent AWS outages sent Alex on a hunt to find more self-hosted alternatives, and Chris digs into the latest Home Assistant release. Plus a frenzy of your excellent feedback and questions.

Duration:00:55:40

59: I Tried to Love Portainer

12/3/2021
We try out a couple of very popular Docker GUI's and report back, and discuss our biggest Self-Hosted regrets.

Duration:00:48:29

58: Pi Server Upgrade

11/19/2021
This week we unlock the "Pi"tential of the Compute Module 4 and turn it into a dual gigabit router and Jellyfin server. How far can we push it? Plus, Alex shares his thoughts on the state of mobile operating systems and the challenges they are imposing on DIYers.

Duration:00:56:37

57: Alex Deletes it All

11/5/2021
Troubleshooting goes very wrong for Alex, and he puts his backups to the ultimate test. Plus, monitoring your freezer in Home Assistant, building a self-hosted Notion alternative, and more.

Duration:00:47:54

56: Feeling Wyze

10/22/2021
Local self-hosted video capture with AI object detection just got easy. Morgan joins us to detail his Frigate setup and its optional tight integration with Home Assistant. Plus, our new favorite up time monitoring tool and an easy way to add Tailscale and other apps to OPNsense with community plugins. Special Guest: Morgan Peterman.

Duration:00:39:41

55: Home Assistant Turns Amber

10/8/2021
A lot is changing in Home Assistant land, and it's almost all for the better; we break down the essential items. Chris gets wired about energy monitoring and shares his journey to get incorrectly formatted power stats working in Home Assistant's new Energy dashboard. Plus, off-line YouTube backup, backing up iCloud photos, Tailscale feedback, and more.

Duration:00:47:37

54: Ultimate Off-Site Setup

9/24/2021
Alex is abroad and uses the opportunity to build out not one but two ultimate self-hosted off-site servers. We share the hardware, software, and networking details. Plus, how Chris built a Nest-type thermostat using parts he already had.

Duration:00:47:38

53: Adventurous Build

9/10/2021
We chat with Matt from Adventurous Way about the home automations that have improved his quality of life, the clever way he manages their off-grid rig, and the new smart home project he's just kicking off. Special Guest: Matt from Adventurous Way.

Duration:00:37:15

52: Navigating DeGoogling

8/27/2021
We report back on our DeGoogle challenge and read your top Google Alternative apps and services. Plus, a new way to locally capture network cameras, our reaction to Kobol pulling the plug, and more. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:00:41:45

51: Apple's Rotten Scanning

8/13/2021
We discuss the ramifications of Apple's local photo scanning announcement on your privacy, why everything seems to be a subscription these days, and a new challenge for the show. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:00:53:05