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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 on the journey of their new ones. A 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 on the journey of their new ones. A podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.
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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 on the journey of their new ones. A podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

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English


Episodes

10: Compromised Cameras

1/16/2020
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Wyze and Xiaomi suffer major cloud hosted blunders, so Alex tells us about his new fully offline camera security system, tied into Shinobi. Plus Chris gets ready for Project Off-Grid's solar upgrade, our new favorite self-hosted speed test app, and a Ring alternative.

Duration:00:33:48

9: Conquering Planned Obsolescence

1/2/2020
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Master of details, open source advocate and YouTuber, Quindor from Intermittent.Tech (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv7UOhZ2XuPwm9SN5oJsCjA) joins us for a chat about tuya-convert (https://github.com/ct-Open-Source/tuya-convert) to avoid planned hardware obsolescence, his new 100TB server build, highly available home setups, and his DIY LED project. Special Guest: Andries Faassen.

Duration:00:34:26

8: WLED Changes the Game

12/19/2019
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Sometimes one project can lead to a hundred more. We celebrate Home Assistant's new release, the inclusion of the WLED integration and fall down the DIY project rabbit hole. Plus some clever power solutions, cheap LED light strips, and a test drive of Project Off-Grid. We recorded our first ever live stream to accompany this where we flash an ESP8266 board in seconds using WLED and esptool. This can be found on YouTube (https://youtu.be/aQyigSkcjMQ).

Duration:00:34:22

7: Why We Love Home Assistant

12/5/2019
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Home Assistant has changed our families' lives for the better. We share tips for getting started, implementing automation, devices we use, and our favorite integrations. Plus Alex's thoughts on automating his new LG TV and be sure to check the links!

Duration:00:38:02

6: Low Cost Home Camera System

11/21/2019
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Chris follows up on his Shinobi troubles and extols the virtues of $25 Wyze Cams to Alex, who has some exciting house news to share.

Duration:00:35:29

5: ZFS Isn’t the Only Option

11/7/2019
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Getting your storage setup just right often takes making painful mistakes first. We share ours, our current storage setups, when ZFS is not the tool for the job, and what you should consider when protecting your data. Plus, we share a few recent project mishaps.

Duration:00:44:24

4: The Joy of Plex with Elan Feingold

10/24/2019
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Plex Co-Founder and CTO Elan Feingold shares why he started Plex, its future direction, his home setup, his love for electric cars and the beach. Also Alex convinces Chris to give Ghost (the blogging platform) a try. Special Guest: Elan Feingold.

Duration:00:34:35

3: Home Network Under $200

10/10/2019
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How far can you get with a Raspberry Pi 4? We go all in and find out. Plus our favorite travel router with WireGuard built in, and Chris kicks off Project Off-Grid. Meanwhile, Alex adopts proprietary software.

Duration:00:36:06

2: Why Self-Host? With Wendell from Level1techs

9/26/2019
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We visit Wendell Wilson of Level1Techs (https://level1techs.com/) and get a tour of his self-hosted setup, what he does and does not trust in the cloud, and we reminisce about the early days of computing and the internet. Plus we discuss craftsmanship in the Linux Kernel, and address the fundamental question of "why self-host."

Duration:00:44:09

1: The First One

9/12/2019
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You've been wanting to host a Nextcloud instance (or anything else) for your family for a while now. Where on Earth do you start? We share some hard learned lessons about self-hosting, discuss the most important things to consider when building a home server, and Chris gives Alex a hard time about Arch as a Server OS.

Duration:00:24:26

Self-Hosted Coming Soon

8/27/2019
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A new show that is your gateway to self hosting all the things. Discover new software, regain control of cloud services and own your data. Learn how you can take steps to free yourself from the agenda of large corporations and business models designed to sell your information. Join Alex and Chris on their Self Hosting journey on this new podcast from Jupiter Broadcasting.

Duration:00:02:11