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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Last Episode : November 17, 2023 6:00am

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110: Google Photos Replacement
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.
Published 11/17
109: Alex’s Backups Disaster
How we almost lost valuable data this week, and a Chat with Doug and Mitch about their new home lab server.
Published 11/03
108: Year of Voice: A Bigger Deal Than You Think
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.
Published 10/20
107: Laptop Dumpster Diving
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.
Published 10/06
106: The Plex Situation Just got Worse
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.
Published 09/22
105: Sleeper Storage Technology
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.
Published 09/08
104: Name-Not-So-Cheap
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.
Published 08/25
103: Archiving the Internet
A few tools to build your own Way Back Machine, we check in with the "Year of Voice" and more.
Published 08/11
102: NixOS is a bit Flakey
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.
Published 07/28
101: Joining the Federation
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.
Published 07/14
100: Our Essential Apps
We cover our must-have self-hosted apps, reflect on the state of Self-Hosting now, and discuss what's new in Proxmox 8.
Published 06/30
99: Lemmy at em!
We dive into Lemmy, a self-hosted Reddit alternative. Plus, a couple of easy-to-deploy tools that make life better.
Published 06/16