Self-Hosted

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 podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

The Open Source Catch-22 | Self-Hosted 19

We react to recently proposed Home Assistant changes, Alex attempts an extreme remote i...

May 21, 2020

Ring Doorbell Alternative | Self-Hosted 18

We were almost outsmarted by a not so smart doorbell, Jellyfin makes Alex’s predi...

May 7, 2020

Where Do I Start? | Self-Hosted 17

Knowing which hardware to buy or which apps to run on that shiny new hardware can be ha...

April 23, 2020

Compromised Networking | Self-Hosted 16

We share some WiFi tips and essential network ideas. And discuss one of our most signif...

April 9, 2020

Keeping Track of Stuff | Self-Hosted 15

We have a neat self-hosted home inventory management system for preppers of any type, p...

March 26, 2020

Embracing Automation | Self-Hosted 14

Wendell Wilson is back, and he and Chris are struggling with their automation setups. A...

March 12, 2020

IRC is Not Dead | Self-Hosted 13

Self-Hosted IRC solutions are better than ever. Alan Pope joins us to make a case for t...

February 27, 2020

Which Wiki Wins | Self-Hosted 12

We try out the top self-hosted Wikis and tell you which we like best, and Chris has a m...

February 13, 2020

Host Your Blog the Right Way | Self-Hosted 11

We each like different blogging platforms, and share why. Then our tips for keeping you...

January 30, 2020

Compromised Cameras | Self-Hosted 10

Wyze and Xiaomi suffer major cloud hosted blunders, so Alex tells us about his new full...

January 16, 2020

Conquering Planned Obsolescence | Self-Hosted 9

Master of details, open source advocate and YouTuber, Quindor from Intermittent.Tech jo...

January 2, 2020

WLED Changes the Game | Self-Hosted 8

Sometimes one project can lead to a hundred more. We celebrate Home Assistant’s n...

December 19, 2019