About the show

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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  • 3: Home Network Under $200

    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.

  • 2: Why Self-Host? With Wendell from Level1techs

    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.

  • 1: The First One

    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.

  • Self-Hosted Coming Soon

    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.