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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.

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
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120: Can a VPS Replace a Homelab?

4/5/2024
Alex goes head-to-head with budget VPS providers, which gets us into a classic debate. Plus we sit down with Adam Morales from Unraid to get the inside scoop on recent changes and exciting upcoming features.

Duration:00:45:33

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119: Why So Many Llamas?

3/20/2024
Alex rolls back a major server upgrade, and we have fun playing with local large language models. Special Guest: Wes Payne.

Duration:00:47:30

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118: How Hard Could it Be?

3/8/2024
Alex's new Epyc server build, and Jon Seager from Canonical joins us to chat about Nix in the homelab, packaging Scrutiny, and how Nix fits with existing infrastructure management tools. Special Guest: Jon Seager .

Duration:00:54:13

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117: Unraid as a Service

2/23/2024
We chat about VMware's rug pull with Bret, aka Raid Owl, and then get into Unraid's big changes and more. Special Guest: Raid Owl.

Duration:00:58:52

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116: Making it all Connect

2/9/2024
Alex has been deep-diving into container networking, and Chris is trying to steelman Plex's new rental service. Plus, why are we building our containers with Tailscale networking now, and the latest from the Home Assistant project?

Duration:00:55:54

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115: A NAS in Every Home

1/26/2024
Brian Moses joins us and shares his most recent NAS build and love for 3D printers. Then Alex gets into the hardware he's deploying around the house, and why we don't see eye-to-eye on ZigBee. Special Guest: Brian Moses.

Duration:00:48:53

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114: Unintended Consequences

1/12/2024
We kick off the new year with new apps in our home lab you’ll want to try and a new way to do networking.

Duration:01:01:48

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113: State of the Homelabs 2023

12/29/2023
We look back at what has changed, what's failed us, and what's sticking around in our homelabs. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:27:26

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112: Red Light, Green Light

12/15/2023
Alex shares a new build integrating WLED, and Chirs reviews hardware that can get you started with WLED in 45 seconds. Then, one last big update on the Year of Voice and our thoughts on self-hosting push notifications.

Duration:00:58:03

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111: pfSense Makes no Sense

12/1/2023
We break down the state of the pfSense changes and the red flags we see. Plus, we're joined by Wolfgang from Wolfgang's channel to dig into his homelab and much more. Special Guest: Wolfgang.

Duration:01:09:53

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110: Google Photos Replacement

11/17/2023
That man behind the Google Photos killer joins us to chat about the latest release of Immich. Plus, Alex's first impressions of 45Homelab's HL15. Special Guests: Alex Tran and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:11:42

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109: Alex’s Backups Disaster

11/3/2023
How we almost lost valuable data this week, and a Chat with Doug and Mitch about their new home lab server.

Duration:01:10:08

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108: Year of Voice: A Bigger Deal Than You Think

10/20/2023
Home Assistant's founder, Paulus Schoutsen, shares details about the Year of Voice, recent legal actions from Mazda, and the results of a recent third-party audit. Plus, our recommended Nextcloud setup, converting dumb devices into smart ones with ESPHome, and more. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Listener Jeff, and Paulus Schoutsen.

Duration:01:04:43

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107: Laptop Dumpster Diving

10/6/2023
With a dose of pragmatism and optimism, we chat about making the best out of old hardware and where we draw the line and buy new. Plus, getting practical about your home media setup, bringing Spook into Home Assistant, and more. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:10:11

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106: The Plex Situation Just got Worse

9/22/2023
Our thoughts on two recent Plex crackdowns, why the Apple TV just got a lot better, how home Assistant could improve 10 years in, and much more.

Duration:00:57:33

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105: Sleeper Storage Technology

9/8/2023
Alex sits down with the lead developer of mergerfs to get an update on the project, Chris has a button-pushing breakthrough and more. Special Guest: Antonio Musumeci.

Duration:01:11:47

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104: Name-Not-So-Cheap

8/25/2023
Alex does a significant overhaul of his website and unpacks a new GitHub action workflow. Chris finally achieves complete local voice control of his network, we complain about the state of domain name sellers, and more.

Duration:00:56:05

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103: Archiving the Internet

8/11/2023
A few tools to build your own Way Back Machine, we check in with the "Year of Voice" and more.

Duration:00:59:46

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102: NixOS is a bit Flakey

7/28/2023
Alex shares a suite of self-hosted apps that replace Reddit. Chris is struggling with Jellyfin, and we discuss where NixOS is killing it and where we think it falls down.

Duration:01:03:03

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101: Joining the Federation

7/14/2023
The advantages of Federating a local and remote Nextcloud, Chris replaces Google Home Hub's photo powers and the new docker-compose feature that will change Alex's entire setup. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:03:58