128 episodes

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.

Self-Hosted Jupiter Broadcasting

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

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.

    127: Can't Fix What You Don't Track

    127: Can't Fix What You Don't Track

    Chris gets serious about tracking maintenance and alerts, why Alex is impressed by the RISC-V-powered NanoKVM, how we might end up using Docmost, and a follow-up review of LubeLogger.
    Sponsored By:
    Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 100 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts. You can also Boost from the Web via their site.Mitsubishi heatpump esp config — The ESP Config for Alex's Garage A/C.LubeLogger — a web-based vehicle maintenance and fuel mileage trackerFundingLubeLogger WikiAnnouncing Proxmox-NixOS — The project is still in early development and might have some rough edges, but we would be very happy to have our first beta testers!Bazzite — The next generation of Linux gamingSSH 127 Boost Barn — Thank you Boosters!foot rest

    • 58 min
    126: Smart But Not Cloudy

    126: Smart But Not Cloudy

    Chris reviews the Aqara G4 Video Doorbell, Brent frees his Garmin from the cloud, and we discuss getting iMessages on Android.
    Special Guest: Brent Gervais.
    Sponsored By:
    Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 100 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts.Aqara G4 Smart Wireless Video Doorbell — Always around, even when you're not. go2rtc: Ultimate camera streaming application with support RTSP, RTMP, HTTP-FLV, WebRTC, MSE, HLS, MP4, MJPEG, HomeKit, FFmpeg, etc. — You can use HomeKit Cameras without Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.), it's just a yet another protocolGadgetbridge — Gadgetbridge is a free and open source Android application that allows you to pair and manage various gadgets such as smart watches, bands, headphones, and more without the need for the vendor application. So in short, you can use Gadgetbridge instead of relying on your gadget's own proprietary app. Garmin Protocol home-assistant-garmin_connect — The Garmin Connect integration allows you to expose data from Garmin Connect to Home Assistant.iMessage on PC and Android - BlueBubbles — Bringing iMessage to Windows, Linux, and Android.Install BlueBubbles on Linux Estate planning lawyer here — please don't use a safe deposit — Courts require the original will, and if that's in a safe deposit box that the executor doesn't have access to, then the executor is in a tough spot. Emergency Access | Bitwarden Help Center — Emergency access allows users to designate and manage trusted emergency contacts, who can request access to their vault in cases of emergency. End-of-life disaster response — If you are reading this, I, like Tommy, have disappeared to Froopyland and I miss you already. There's a lot here, but the first order of business is telling people.Nix Nextcloudkeymaster — Home Assistant keymaster integration for Z-Wave enabled locks.Minisforum UM690 Pro — MD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX features 8 Cores and 16 Threads based on the highly-reputed Zen 3+ Architecture. No Boilerplate - YouTubeThe Unreasonable Effectiveness of Linux Workstations - YouTube — We live in an incredible age, computers have never been so fast, nor storage so cheap, but it doesn't feel like it, right? It's not you, computing has been getting worse. And the problem is LAPTOPS.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    125: Tiny Mini Micro Systems FTW

    125: Tiny Mini Micro Systems FTW

    Alex's mini-PC surprise, why we're trying Tube Archivist, Alex's Nextcloud update, and how Chris stacks automations with Bitfocus Companion.
    Sponsored By:
    Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 36 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts.Lenovo Thinkcentre/ThinkStation Tiny (Project TinyMiniMicro) Reference Thread — 179 x 183 x 34.5 / 37 mm with rubber feet (7.05 x 7.2 x 1.36 / 1.5 inches with rubber feet) (around 1 litre)Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q Project TinyMiniMicro Feature CloudFree - Own Your Smart Home — Providing tinkerers with the cloud-free gadgets they need.Dell RefurbishedTubearchivist: Your self hosted YouTube media server — By indexing your video collection with metadata from YouTube, you can organize, search and enjoy your archived YouTube videos without hassle offline through a convenient web interface. Bitfocus - Companion — Bitfocus Companion enables the reasonably priced Elgato Streamdeck to be a professional shotbox surface for a huge amount of different presentation switchers, video playback software and broadcast equipment.Meshtastic — An open source, off-grid, decentralized, mesh network built to run on affordable, low-power devicestubearchivist-jf-plugin: Metadata for your TubeArchivist library on Jellyfin. — This plugin adds the metadata provider for TubeArchivist, offering improved flexibility and native integration with Jellyfin compared to previous solutions.Spokane Meetup, Sat, Jul 13, 2024, 4:00 PM | Meetup — We owe our Spokane crew a meetup!

    • 51 min
    124: The End of Ownership

    124: The End of Ownership

    The "you'll own nothing" trend got worse this week, our thoughts about the Raspberry Pi IPO, poor Nextcloud performance, and Alex's new high-fiber obsession.
    Sponsored By:
    Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 36 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts.Raspberry Pi IPO set for June 2024 — $40 million to be raised for engineering and sorting out the supply chainSpotify to Brick Its Own “Car Thing” Device, Won’t Offer Refund — The physical product, announced in 2021 and made available the next year, will be completely nonfunctional in December“Unacceptable”: Spotify bricking Car Thing devices in Dec. without refundsAverage Age of U.S. Vehicles Continues to Rise, Now at 12.6 Years — The average age of passenger cars continues to trend higher at 14 years compared with light trucks at 11.9 years.FUTO funds Immich with 3 year commitment: the best image gallery software - YouTube — Louis Rossmann talks about Nextcloud performance issues.Nextcloud.nix at main · JupiterBroadcasting/nixconfigs — The JB Nix config for Nextcloud has the best performance we have seen yet.Nextcloud module-services-nextcloudDash — The Ultimate Homepage for your HomelabSSH 124 Boost Barn — Thank you, Boosters and members! 🚀servethehome.com - SFF router build thread — @mobilenvidia has done a great job with their thread on the whole Project TMM ecosystem; but I'm now almost two and a half years down the Lenovo Tiny rabbit hole so I thought I would gather some reference material specific to them together in one spot so that it can perhaps save others some time. I'll try to keep this updated as more information comes in, for the moment it only covers last four generations because I'm most familiar with those.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    123: How much CPU do You REALLY Need

    123: How much CPU do You REALLY Need

    Alex benchmarks Intel CPUs (and an Arc GPU) to find the ideal balance of age, power, and speed for your home media server. Plus, our thoughts on Immich going full-time.
    Sponsored By:
    Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 36 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts.FacilMap — FacilMap is a privacy-friendly, open-source versatile online map that combines different services based on OpenStreetMap and makes it easy to find places, plan trips and add markers, lines and routes to custom maps with live collaboration.GpxPod - Nextcloud — Display, analyse, compare and share GPS track files.GpxEdit - Nextcloud — Simple Nextcloud app to load, edit and save GPX files on an interactive map. You can load/save files from your Nextcloud file storage. GPX, KML, CSV (unicsv format) and geotagged JPG are supported for loading. JPG files are loaded as waypoints. Files can be loaded in GpxEdit interface or in Files app.The Immich core team goes full-time — Recently, a company in Austin, Texas, called FUTO contacted the team. FUTO strives to develop quality and sustainable open software. They build software alternatives that focus on giving control to users. From their mission statement: The Best Media Server CPU... in the world. — After a solid 8 months of testing, I think we have a big enough sample size to draw some conclusions. The best media server CPU is...mafl: Minimalistic flexible homepage — Mafl is an intuitive service for organizing your homepage. Customize Mafl to your individual needs and work even more efficiently! Ente — Store, share, and discover your memories with absolute privacySSH 123 Boost Barn! — Thank you, Boosters!

    • 57 min
    122: Back to the Future

    122: Back to the Future

    How Chris created live TV streaming from his local media collection, Alex breaks down the new Open Home Foundation and what it means for self-hosters. Brent's been trying out an open-source AirDrop replacement for all systems, and much more!
    Special Guest: Brent Gervais.
    Sponsored By:
    Tailscale: Tailscale is a Zero config VPN. It installs on any device in minutes, manages firewall rules for you, and works from anywhere. Get 3 users and 100 devices for free. Unraid: Unraid: A powerful, easy operating system for servers and storage. Maximize your hardware with unmatched flexibility.Grist: Grist - the open-source alternative to Airtable and Google Sheets. Support Self-Hosted
    Links:
    ⚡ Grab Sats with Strike Around the World — Strike is a lightning-powered app that lets you quickly and cheaply grab sats in over 36 countries. 🎉 Boost with Fountain FM — Fountain 1.0 has a new UI, upgrades, and super simple Strike integration for easy Boosts.Open Home Foundation — The Open Home Foundation fights for the fundamental principles of privacy, choice, and sustainability for smart homes. Zigbee2mqtt Home Assistant — ZigBee 1 2 3 4 Gang Smart Switch Tuya Smart Wireless Scenario Switch Button Switches Remoter Home Assistant SmartThingsImmich — High performance self-hosted photo and video management solution
    Announcing Traefik v3 — I’m extremely proud to see that this project, born 8 years ago, has become such a critical piece of the modern cloud-native infrastructure stack, with the help of such an amazing community.ErsatzTV — Your Personal IPTV Server
    Introduction | ErsatzTVCollection of 90s Commercials — Collection of 90s commercials mostly aired on Nickelodeon.
    localsend — LocalSend is a free, open-source app that allows you to securely share files and messages with nearby devices over your local network without needing an internet connection.

    LocalSend - FlathubSSH 122 Boost BAAARN — Thank you so much Boosters! Jupiter Broadcasting Meetups

    • 55 min

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