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.

Adventurous Build | Self-Hosted 53

We chat with Matt from Adventurous Way about the home automations that have improved hi...

September 10, 2021

Navigating DeGoogling | Self-Hosted 52

We report back on our DeGoogle challenge and read your top Google Alternative apps and ...

August 27, 2021

Apple’s Rotten Scanning | Self-Hosted 51

We discuss the ramifications of Apple’s local photo scanning announcement on your...

August 13, 2021

Perfect Plex Setup | Self-Hosted 50

We discuss Chris’s latest wall-mounted tablet solution for Home Assistant and sev...

July 30, 2021

Update Roulette | Self-Hosted 49

Updates gone wrong, surprise hardware failures, and flooding out all our electronics in...

July 16, 2021

A Solution Looking for a Problem | Self-Hosted 48

Tuya shocks us by announcing native Home Assistant support, we have an update on a smar...

July 2, 2021

Whose License Is It Anyway? | Self-Hosted 47

We take a look at a self-hosted TeamViewer alternative, give you our take on some Home ...

June 18, 2021

Pastebin Alternative | Self-Hosted 46

We’ll share how we deployed a painless, Self-Hosted Pastebin replacement, and wha...

June 4, 2021

The Future of Home Assistant | Self-Hosted 45

Join us for a chat with Paulus, the founder of Home Assistant, as we look to the projec...

May 21, 2021

Plex Skeptics | Self-Hosted 44

Plex announces some big plans that make us a little nervous, Alex solves Chris’s ...

May 7, 2021

A New Solution for Backups | Self-Hosted 43

Alex has a new trick for local and remote backups, and shares his thoughts on Synology&...

April 23, 2021

Don’t Panic | Self-Hosted 42

A record is broken, a life goal is achieved, and why we are going long on Linksys.

April 9, 2021