Red Hatter. Tinkerer. Photographer. Dog lover.
February 13th, 2020 | 34 mins 16 secs
acloud guru, bookstack, containers, docker, linux academy, mkdocs, off-grid, roborock s5 robot, self-hosted, solar, tiddlywiki, valetudo, vscode ssh remote file edit, wiki.js
We try out the top self-hosted Wikis and tell you which we like best, and Chris has a major project off-grid update.
January 30th, 2020 | 35 mins 5 secs
drive shucking, ghost, hdhomerun, openlitespeed, plex, sata power splitter, self hosted blogging, shelly 2.5, shelly cloud, smart, vps, wordpress
We each like different blogging platforms, and share why. Then our tips for keeping your server secure.
January 16th, 2020 | 33 mins 49 secs
amcrest, cctv, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, librespeed, linux academy, project off-grid, ring alternative, self hosted speedtest, self-hosting podcast, shinobi, solar, statping, tuya-convert, victron, wyze, xiaomi
Wyze and Xiaomi suffer major cloud hosted blunders, so Alex tells us about his new fully offline camera security system, tied into Shinobi.
January 2nd, 2020 | 34 mins 26 secs
andries faassen, cheap multi-room temperature sensors, highly avaible, home assistant, intermit.tech, jupiter broadcasting, led dimmer, linux academy, planned obsolescence, quindor, quinled, self-hosting, services, teckin smart strip, tuya iot devices, tuya-convert
Master of details, open source advocate and YouTuber, Quindor from Intermittent.Tech joins us for a chat about tuya-convert to avoid planned hardware obsolescence, his new 100TB server build, highly available home setups, and his DIY LED project.
December 19th, 2019 | 34 mins 23 secs
diy podcast, esphome, flashing firmware, hass.io, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, kodi, led light strips, linux academy, omnicharge, raspberry pi, self-hosted, smart home, wled, wyze person detection
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.
December 5th, 2019 | 36 mins 41 secs
aeotec multisenso, alexa, automated heating, broker, google assistant, home assistant compatible, home assistant integrations, homekit, hue, kassa, life360, man-in-the-middle attack, mosquitto, mqtt, nabu casa, outdoor automation, plex, raspberry pi z-wave, ring, smart rgb led strips with home assistant, teckin smart plug, tp-link, white noise machine, wyze, z-wave, zigbee
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.
November 21st, 2019 | 35 mins 29 secs
cctv, gpu acceleration, home monitoring, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, low cost home cameras, raspberry pi 4, raspbian, self hosted security camera, self-hosting podcast, shinobi, unfi, wyze cam with shinobi, wyze rtsp
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.
November 7th, 2019 | 44 mins 24 secs
data protection, dc power, disk redundancy, home network, iscsi, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, mergerfs, nas, network storage, plex, raid, raspberry pi 4, sata, self hosting podcast, self-hosted, snapraid, solar, solid state, ssd, storage, usb disk issues, zfs
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.
October 24th, 2019 | 34 mins 36 secs
co-founder, cto, elan feingold, media, media server, movies, music streaming, plex, storage, streaming, streaming brain, streaming media, tidal
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.
October 10th, 2019 | 36 mins 6 secs
containers, docker, docker-compose, duplicati, gl-ar750s, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, local only, off-grid, openwrt, plex, proxmox, ranteo, raspberry pi 4, self-hosted podcast, slate, smoke ping, syncthing, travel router, vmware esxi, wireguard
How far can you get with a Raspberry Pi 4? We go all in and find out.
September 26th, 2019 | 44 mins 9 secs
data backup, data privacy, jupiter broadcasting, level1techs, linux academy, linux kernel, performance, ryzen, self hosting podcast, server build, vmware, wayland, wendell wilson, why self-host
We visit Wendell Wilson of Level1Techs and get a tour of his self-hosted setup.
September 12th, 2019 | 24 mins 27 secs
arch, cctv, centos, containers, debian, docker, eufycam, freenas, home server, linux, nas, nextcloud, plex, qnap, self hosted, ssh, storage, synology, unraid, windows server, zfs
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.
August 27th, 2019 | 2 mins 11 secs
alexa, data privacy, encryption, google assistant, home assistant, homekit, jupiter broadcasting, linux, netdata, nextcloud, open source, plex, security cameras, self hosted podcast
A new show that is your gateway to self hosting all the things, owning your data and talking about local and cloud hosting that you control.