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

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    • 4.9, 49 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 on the journey of their new ones.
A Linux Academy podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

    24: OPNsense Makes Sense

    24: OPNsense Makes Sense

    Chris figures out how hot is too hot, Alex performs an extreme remote firewall install, and we share some of our favorite SSH tricks.
    Links:
    Raspberry Pi Power Monitor FlyerRoundcube — ...is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.SquirrelMail - Webmail for Nuts!Install Docker Engine — Docker provides convenience scripts at get.docker.com and test.docker.com for installing edge and testing versions of Docker Engine - Community into development environments quickly and non-interactively. Netdata Installation guideSetup a secure (SSH) tunnel as a systemd service. — Setup a secure (SSH) tunnel as a systemd service. #systemd #ssh #ssh-tunnel #ssh-forwardSelf healing reverse SSH setup with systemdHow to install OPNSense on PCEngines' APU2pfSense Makes Sense | LAS s28e09 - YouTubeOPNsense WireGuard Road Warrior guideRewrote Wireguard Road Warrior manpage to be clearer and more concise by IronicBadger — Pull Request #275SSH over SMS | Devpost — Our python project listens for a text message (through a dedicated SMTP email server) then reads and parses the email to get a bash command.Raspberry Pi Power Monitor — The power monitor project we discuss in the show.

    • 37 min
    23: Shields Up

    23: Shields Up

    We've spent thousands of dollars and over a decade refining the perfect home media setup. We get nostalgic and share what worked and what REALLY didn't.
    Links:
    Boxee Box — Boxee Box by D-Link is a Linux-based set-top device and media extender that first began shipping in 33 countries worldwide on 10 November 2010.Getting Started with Media Browser for Windows Media CenterMythTV, Open Source DVR — MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR) project distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. It has been under heavy development since 2002, and now contains most features one would expect from a good DVR (and many new ones that you soon won't be able to live without).Popcorn Hour A-100 reviewMicrosoft Windows Media Center Extenders — The Media Center Extender with DVD Player (DMA2200) from Linksys, a division of Cisco, is an elegant solution that combines an upscaling DVD player with a dual-band Wireless-N Extender for Windows Media Center.

    • 42 min
    22: Slow Cooked Servers

    22: Slow Cooked Servers

    Chris is slow cooking some servers, Alex has self-hosted AI with a nasty gotcha and a damp basement.
    Links:
    Build The BEST Security Camera NVR — Free Locally Processed AI Computer Vision with Blue Iris. Free AI Person Detection for Blue Iris — This program analyzes motion in Blue Iris cameras in real-time using Artificial Intelligence. Deep Stack AI — This system uses Docker containers to run DeepStack AI and process images from a watch folder, then fires a set of registered triggers to make web request calls, send MQTT events, and send Telegram messages when specified objects are detected in the images.Aeotec Multisensor 6 — Z-Wave Plus 6-in1 motion, temperature, humidity, light, UV, vibration sensorGitea — Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It is published under the MIT license.

    • 36 min
    21: The Perfect Server Build

    21: The Perfect Server Build

    Serverbuilds.net’s founder JDM joins us to discuss the perfect sever for low or high-end needs, and Alex stages a Pi intervention.
    Special Guest: JDM_WAAAT.
    Links:
    Serverbuilds.netCPU comparison — Intel Xeon CPU Comparison SpreadsheetUseful tools — Serverbuilds.netJDM_WAAAT - YouTubeserverbuilds.net Discordserverbuilds.net Forums[Guide] Create a mobile media server setup with Plex's new app - Resources / General Information

    • 42 min
    20: One is None

    20: One is None

    You're not a true self-hoster until you've lost your entire configuration at least once. Alex does a deep dive into cloud backup, plus we need your help to find the right Wifi solution for a listener.
    Links:
    LINUX Unplugged 355: Chris' Data Crisis — Chris' tale of woe after a recent data loss, and Wes' adventure after he finds a rogue device on his network.Jupiter Extras: A Chat with mergerfs Developer Antonio Musumeci — mergerfs makes JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Drives) appear like an ‘array’ of drives. mergerfs transparently translates read/write commands to the underlying drives from a single mount point, such as /mnt/storage.Duplicati — Duplicati works with standard protocols like FTP, SSH, WebDAV as well as popular services like Backblaze B2, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon S3, Google Drive, box.com, Mega, hubiC and many others.restic · Backups done right! — Backing up your data with restic should only be limited by your network or hard disk bandwidth so that you can backup your files every day. Backblaze — Cloud storage that's astonishingly easy and low-cost.How does Backblaze support Linux Users? — There are a variety of options for using Linux with B2. These include open-source (free) and commercial applications, command-line (CLI) and graphical interface (GUI) tools, and tools that include encryption, automation, hybrid NAS/B2 support, mounting remote archives as volumes, and other capabilities.How to configure Backblaze B2 with Duplicity on Linux — Duplicity can store backup data in many destinations, including Backblaze B2. This guide will help you get setup and give you the commands to do a full backup and restore of a specific folder.duplicity — Duplicity backs directories by producing encrypted tar-format volumes and uploading them to a remote or local file server.rsync.net — We give you an empty UNIX filesystem that you can access with any SSH toolAmazon S3 Glacier — Long-term, secure, durable Amazon S3 object storage classes for data archiving, starting at $1 per terabyte per monthInstallation Methods & Community Guides Wiki - Home Assistant — Today I want to take a step back and take a holistic view of installation methods. What installation methods do we support as a project, and what does supported mean.TiddlyWiki — a non-linear personal web notebook — A unique non-linear notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information.An opinionated approach to TiddlyWiki

    • 36 min
    19: The Open Source Catch-22

    19: The Open Source Catch-22

    We react to recently proposed Home Assistant changes, Alex attempts an extreme remote install, and we take a look at HomelabOS.


    Plus why Chris continues to collect Raspberry Pi's at an alarming rate.
    Links:
    Raspberry Pi 4 Storage BenchmarksHome Assistant on Twitter — "We're deprecating the Home Assistant Supervised installation on Generic Linux. Alternatives are to run Home Assistant Core in a Docker container or run our OS in a VM."[On hold] Deprecating Home Assistant Supervised on generic Linux — We’re going to put the deprecation plan on hold for now. Anyone running this installation method today can continue running this. We will offer more clear information in the future.traefik host mode exampleHomelabOS — Your offline-first privacy-centric personal data center.HomelabOS - Syncing Settings via Git — HomelabOS will automatically keep the settings/ folder in sync with a git repo if it has one. So you can create a private repo on your Gitea instance for example, then clone that repo over the settings folder. Now any changes you make to settings/ files will be commited and pushed to that git repo whenever you run make, make update or make config.Introduction - HomelabOS — Ansible templates out the HomelabOS config file using Jinja2 templating, which is then used to deploy HomelabOS itself.sanoid for ZFS Snapshots — Policy-driven snapshot management and replication tools. Using ZFS for underlying next-gen storage.

    • 38 min

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Homelab

This is a great show for anyone with a home lab or anyone that wants to get started.

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I too hosted myself once. I was asked to leave!

Great show. Much needed for us DIY folks.

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