July 30th, 2020 | 37 mins 49 secs
github, kodi, linux, nextcloud, open source, open-source, opnsense, pfsense, plex, power monitoring, proxyjump, pull request, raspberry pi, self hosted, self-hosted, self-hosting, shinobi, ssh, texas, vpn, whole home power monitoring, wireguard, zwave
Chris figures out how hot is too hot, Alex performs an extreme remote firewall install, and we share some of our favorite SSH tricks.
July 2nd, 2020 | 36 mins 48 secs
aeotec, ai, blue iris, camera, cctv, data backup, ezviz, gitea, github, moisture, motion detection, motioneye, nelly doorbell, object recognition, overheating, raspberry pi, safe temperature, self hosting podcast, self-hosted, sensor, shinobi, solar, victron, zfs, zfs send, zoneminder
Chris is slow cooking some servers, Alex has self-hosted AI with a nasty gotcha and a damp basement.
May 7th, 2020 | 35 mins 7 secs
beets, jellyfin for roku, jupiter broadcasting, motion sensor, music management, musicbrainz, nelly smart doorbell, plex music, plexamp, qownnotes, ring alternative, rtsp, self-hosted, shinobi, traefik
We were almost outsmarted by a not so smart doorbell, Jellyfin makes Alex's prediction dreams come true and Chris tries QOwnNotes again.
April 23rd, 2020 | 40 mins 46 secs
a cloud guru, containers, discord, docker, firewall, healthchecks, home automation, home networking basics, jupiter broadcasting, let's encrypt, linux academy, linuxserver, low power build, lutron, managed switch, networking, opnsense, pfsense, plex, plex dash, plexamp, self-hosted, self-hosted discord, smart home, switch, unmanaged switch
We share some of our top tips for getting started with Self-Hosting and cover some more network basics.
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.
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.
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.