33 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.

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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.

    32: Google Turning the Screw

    32: Google Turning the Screw

    With rage in our hearts, we proclaim a Self-Hosted Google Photos replacement, and the only way to self-host your email.


    Plus our tips to manage and stream audiobooks.
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    Datadog: Try Datadog today by starting a free 14-day trial and receive a Datadog t-shirt after creating just one dashboard.A Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comA Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comSupport Self-Hosted
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    OpenAudible - Audio Book Manager — OpenAudible is a cross-platform audiobook manager designed for Audible users. Download, view, convert to MP3 or M4A, and manage all your audio books with our easy-to-use desktop application.Booksonic — The selfhosted audiobook server‎Prologue on the App Store — Prologue is the best (and possibly only) audiobook app for Plex.‎BookPlayer on the App Store — A wonderful player for your M4B/M4A/MP3 based audiobooks.Cozy—Linux Apps on Flathub — Cozy is a modern audio book player for Linux.MQTT - Home Assistant — MQTT (aka MQ Telemetry Transport) is a machine-to-machine or “Internet of Things” connectivity protocol on top of TCP/IP. It allows extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport.AdGuard Home — Network-wide software for blocking ads & trackingUsing Pihole with pfsense or opnsense — Pihole is a network wide ad blocker. Using DHCP we can tell every device on your network to automatically and transparently use Pihole for DNS.PhotoPrism — PhotoPrism® is a server-based application for browsing, organizing and sharing your personal photo collection. It makes use of the latest technologies to automatically tag and find pictures without getting in your way. Say goodbye to solutions that force you to upload your visual memories to the cloud.PhotoPrism: Try our demoGoogle Photos will end its free unlimited storage on June 1st, 2021 - The Verge — After 15 gigs, you’ll need to pony up for Google One

    • 46 min
    31: Industrial Grade Mobile Internet

    31: Industrial Grade Mobile Internet

    We have a philosophical debate on cloud vs local and Alex experiences full-blown Americana this Halloween.


    Plus how Chris built the most reliable and high-performance mobile internet setup possible in his RV.
    Sponsored By:
    Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/sshDatadog: Try Datadog today by starting a free 14-day trial and receive a Datadog t-shirt after creating just one dashboard.A Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comSupport Self-Hosted
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    Review: Pepwave MAX Transit by Peplink (Mobile Router) - Mobile Internet Resource Center — Peplink is also a key provider of bonding technology that allows a router to combine multiple network connections together for increased performance, or extreme redundancy and reliability.Poynting 7-in-1 4xLTE, 2xWIFI & 1xGPS Roof Antenna — 7-in-1 Roof Mountable Cellular Wifi GPS antenna Perfect for Dual Cell Modem ApplicationsDual 4G LTE Router for Public Transportation MAX Transit Duo — With a compact form factor, simultaneous dual-band 11ac Wi-Fi, and two embedded LTE modems, the MAX Transit DUO is ready to deliver fast, reliable connectivity in transportation and public safety deploymentsSpeedFusion Cloud - Peplink — From video streaming to online collaboration, everything depends on consistent Internet.LTE UE Category & Class Definitions — LTE utilises the LTE UE Category or User Equipment categories or classes to define the performance specifications of LTE devicesEthernet Adapter for Chromecast with Google TV — Power adapter with Ethernet portNymphCast: Audio and video casting system — NymphCast is a software solution which turns your choice of Linux-capable hardware into an audio and video source for a television or powered speakers. It enables the streaming of audio and video over the network from a wide range of client devices, as well as the streaming of internet media to a NymphCast server, controlled by a client device.

    • 51 min
    30: Automation Entropy Factor

    30: Automation Entropy Factor

    Chris gets left out in the cold after a Home Assistant glitch, and Alex puts a big batch of USB hard drives to the test


    Plus a great pick for you pack rats, feedback, and more.
    Sponsored By:
    Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/sshA Cloud Guru: Demystify the sometimes difficult and deep topic of systemd, the most widely used service management scheme in Linux today.CloudFree.shop: CloudFree Smart Plug – Runs Tasmota for $9. Use code SELFHOSTED and support the show. Promo Code: SELFHOSTEDSupport Self-Hosted
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    Amazon price trackerGoogle study on disk temps — A 2007 study by Google showed the reverse to be true. Hard drives with average temperatures below 27 °C had a failure rate worse than hard drives with the highest reported average temperature of 50 °C, and a failure rate at least twice as high as the optimum temperature range of 37 °C to 46 °C.New Hard Drive Rituals — It is for these reasons that I now religiously do not commit any data to a drive until it has undergone at least one full cycle using a tool called badblocksselfhostedshow/infra: Infrastructure as CodeUsing 'sun' as condition fails to allow automation to trigger. — I've been using the Automation UI from the web to create the automation's and so for the conditoin I selected "Sun" and then 'after sunset' and 'before sunrise' but the automation stopped working. I had to use a 'state' condition and use 'sun.sun' and use the state 'below_horizon'NFS Auto Mount with systemd — Network mount units automatically acquire After dependencies on remote-fs-pre.target, network.target and network-online.target, and gain a Before dependency on remote-fs.target unless nofail mount option is set.Auto-mounting network file systems with systemd30mm On-Metal NFC Tag – CloudFree — These blank 30mm circular NFC tags can be written to and read from using the Home Assistant app on NFC-compatible phones.ESXi on Raspberry Pi — Getting ESXi up and running on one of the Pis was relatively easy but there are a few gotchas.ESXi Arm Edition - DownloadSome history behind getting ESXi-Arm onto the PiArchivy is a self-hosted knowledge repository that allows you to safely preserve useful content that contributes to your knowledge bank. — Archivy is a self-hosted knowledge repository that allows you to safely preserve useful content that contributes to your knowledge bank.How fast are your disks? Find out the open source way, with fio — The most reliable way to test disks is down-and-dirty, on the command line.

    • 46 min
    29: Perils of Self-Hosting

    29: Perils of Self-Hosting

    We speak to Kevin and Patricia from Traefik, discuss Alex's recent ZFS snafu and we wonder if the new Chromecasts can match up to the Nvidia Shield.
    Sponsored By:
    Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/sshCloudFree.shop: CloudFree Smart Plug – Runs Tasmota for $9. Use code SELFHOSTED and support the show. Promo Code: SELFHOSTEDA Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comSupport Self-Hosted
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    Diun — Diun provides automatically updated Docker images within Docker Hub. It is possible to always use the latest stable tag or to use another service that handles updating Docker images.Houston, we have Plugins! Traefik 2.3 Announcement — Traefik now supports the ability to add custom middleware functionality to your environment easily. Introducing Traefik Pilot 1.0 — Traefik Pilot provides visibility into cloud-native architecturesTraefik Labs: Makes Networking BoringTraefik Labs on TwitterTraefik Ambassador Program — The Traefik Ambassador program is built to support and reward contributors of code, content, and community building.Traefik Plugin Hackaethon 2020 — Join the team of engineers who maintain Traefik and the Traefik Ambassadors for a week of virtual hacking and collaboration on the open-source projects Traefik and Traefik Mesh. Traefik Hello World by Jake Howard — Here’s a complete getting stated guide for Traefik, to complement and extend my previous Traefik basics post. It’s intentionally verbose, to explain some of the magic going on.Google Chromecast (2020) review — The new Google TV software makes it easy to find something to watchHalcyon - Home Assistant Linux Companion

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    28: Directing Traefik

    28: Directing Traefik

    We get fancy with Traefik labels, and gush over some new Home Assistant features while saving our data from inevitable future failure.
    Sponsored By:
    Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/sshCloudFree.shop: CloudFree Smart Plug – Runs Tasmota for $9. Use code SELFHOSTED and support the show. Promo Code: SELFHOSTEDA Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comSupport Self-Hosted
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    Introducing SWAG - Secure Web-server And Gateway — SWAG is a rebirth of our letsencrypt docker image, a full fledged web server and reverse proxy that includes Nginx, Php7, Certbot (Let's Encrypt client) and Fail2ban.Lychee v4 - AlbumsAlex's docker-compose file with Traefik lablesTraefik, The Cloud Native Edge Router — Simplify networking complexity while designing, deploying, and operating applications.0.115: B-Day release! - Home Assistant — There's a party goin' on right here 🕺
    A dedication to last throughout the years 🥳
    So bring your good times, and your laughter too 😂
    We gonna celebrate our party with you 🎁

    It's a celebration! 🎉One more thing… - Home Assistant — Home Assistant Companion is a new application for Mac to control your Home Assistant instance, exposing your Mac sensors to Home Assistant and to receive notifications.Add card by entities — Are you a bit overwhelmed by all the different types of cards Lovelace has? You can now just select the entities you want to use for a card, and have Lovelace suggest a card for you.Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T Monitoring, Historical Trends & Real World Failure Thresholds — WebUI for smartd S.M.A.R.T monitoringlinuxserver/docker-scrutinyScrutiny - A SMART Hard Drive Monitoring toolCloudFree — Providing tinkerers with the cloud-free gadgets they need.Outdoor Grade NFC tags — Outdoor Grade NFC tagsGitHub - IronicBadger/infra: 99.9% less leaked credentials — 99.9% less leaked credentialsTraefik v2 and external services like Home Assistant and Blue Iris — How do I use Traefik to route traffic for services that aren't containers or published via another service discovery backend? In the case of this post it's Home Assistant and Blue Iris. Two critical services in my LAN that run on dedicated hardware.Secret Management with docker-compose and Ansible Vault — Secret management with docker-compose doesn't have to be an enigma.

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    27: Picture Perfect

    27: Picture Perfect

    Some big news for Jupiter Broadcasting and a picture perfect app-pick with Lychee. Chris politely suggests Alex reconsider his Syncthing doubts.


    Plus some power monitoring updates, and more from the community.
    Sponsored By:
    Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/sshA Cloud Guru: Looking to make a high-paying career move into the cloud? Get going: acloudguru.comSupport Self-Hosted
    Links:
    Lychee: A great looking and easy-to-use photo-manager — Lychee is a free photo-management tool, which runs on your server or web-space. Syncthing — Syncthing is a continuous file synchronization program. It synchronizes files between two or more computers in real time, safely protected from prying eyes. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, whether it is shared with some third party, and how it's transmitted over the internet.Syncthing | SecuritySyncthing Discovery ServerSyncthing Relay ServerIntroducer ConfigurationCloudFree Smart Plug – Runs Tasmota — This product runs Tasmota, which requires some technical skill to set up. The Tasmota project will not provide technical support.Raspberry Pi Power Monitor — This project is an extremely affordable, yet highly capable “build-your-own” energy monitoring solution. With up to six total inputs, you can monitor many different consumption and production sources.blog.ktz.me - Send a Pushover notification from Linux — How can you make a Linux system notify your phone when it reboots?Apprise - One notification library to rule them all — Apprise allows you to send a notification to almost all of the most popular notification services available to us today such as: Telegram, Discord, Slack, Amazon SNS, Gotify, etc.

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