submitted 1 hour ago* (last edited 1 hour ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I've been building MinimalChat for a while now, and based on the feedback I've received, it's in a pretty decent place for general use. I figured I'd share it here for anyone who might be interested!

Quick Features Overview:

  • Mobile PWA Support: Install the site like a normal app on any device.
  • Any OpenAI formatted API support: Works with LM Studio, OpenRouter, etc.
  • Local Storage: All data is stored locally in the browser with minimal setup. Just enter a port and go in Docker.
  • Experimental Conversational Mode (GPT Models for now)
  • Basic File Upload and Storage Support: Files are stored locally in the browser.
  • Vision Support with Maintained Context
  • Regen/Edit Previous User Messages
  • Swap Models Anytime: Maintain conversational context while switching models.
  • Set/Save System Prompts: Set the system prompt. Prompts will also be saved to a list so they can be switched between easily.

The idea is to make it essentially foolproof to deploy or set up while being generally full-featured and aesthetically pleasing. No additional databases or servers are needed, everything is contained and managed inside the web app itself locally.

It's another chat client in a sea of clients but it is unique in its own ways in my opinion. Enjoy! Feedback is always appreciated!

Self Hosting Wiki Section https://github.com/fingerthief/minimal-chat/wiki/Self-Hosting-With-Docker

Never buy .xyz (sh.itjust.works)
submitted 2 hours ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I just wanted to post this here because I want to help you all and hurt gen.xyz as much as possible. I had a domain through them which I used to host jellyfin, homeassistant, and other basic things for friends and family. My domain recently became inaccessible without any notice. After a while of troubleshooting, I found that it had been reported to xyz as abuse, and they must have done zero investigation whatsoever before serverholding my domain. I thought about opening a ticket with xyz to get my domain back, but realized that I no longer wish to buy from some shitty company that will take down any site without warning. Bought a .com domain since they are somewhat reputable, and I would advise everyone here to never buy a .xyz domain. Angry rant over.

submitted 6 hours ago* (last edited 5 hours ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello everyone,

In a day or two, I am getting a motherboard with an N100 integrated CPU as a replacement to the Raspberry Pi 4 (2 GB Model). I want to run Jellyfin, the *arr stack and Immich on it. However, I have a lot of photos(for Immich) and movies(for Jellyfin) (in total about 400 GB) that I want to back up, just in case something happens. I have two 1TB drives, one will have the original files, and the second will be my boot drive and have the backup files.

How can I do that? Just copy the files? Do I need to compress them first? What tools do I need to use, and how would you do it?

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I would prefer the backups to be local.

submitted 6 hours ago* (last edited 6 hours ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Looking for a notes app. Must have an android client,support mtls,support attachments and card layout.

Only ones that can do that but with limitation are JTX board and nextcloud notes.

NC notes does not support attachments. JTX board is a journal,task first app and counts on icx protocol which have size limitations

Anyways anyone aware of any app that can do that?

ps: pls don't suggest to save to local storage and sync that.

pls don't suggest this app that cant do that but its great.

submitted 7 hours ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I am planning to build a multipurpose home server. It will be a NAS, virtualization host, and have the typical selfhosted services. I want all of these services to have high uptime and be protected from power surges/balckouts, so I will put my server on a UPS.

I also want to run an LLM server on this machine, so I plan to add one or more GPUs and pass them through to a VM. I do not care about high uptime on the LLM server. However, this of course means that I will need a more powerful UPS, which I do not have the space for.

My plan is to get a second power supply to power only the GPUs. I do not want to put this PSU on the UPS. I will turn on the second PSU via an Add2PSU.

In the event of a blackout, this means that the base system will get full power and the GPUs will get power via the PCIe slot, but they will lose the power from the dedicated power plug.

Obviously this will slow down or kill the LLM server, but will this have an effect on the rest of the system?

submitted 17 hours ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I'm checking out flowly right now. I'm looking for a kanban board that optimally connects with a todo list and calendar, preferably webdav (but no must). what can you guys recommend?

submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I'm looking for some sort of chores calendar where we can set up scheduled chores each day and assign an owner to them.

If those chores are not done then they start to stack onto the next day.

My spouse and I need to hold each other accountable for the chores and tasks in which we are assigned. And I think a great way to represent that is showing how uncompleted chores stack up, they don't go away, the time it takes to complete them still exists as a form of debt to our free time.

Are there any open source projects that do this sort of thing or help with keeping up with the home, tasks, & household chores?

submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

So I finally broke down and made a very poor purchasing decision and ordered an e-ink writer to be a notepad/e-reader hybrid. Partially so that it is less of a hassle to read books I got from kickstarters and the like while still using the kindle app for the disturbing amounts of money I throw at Amazon.

Historically? I loved goodreads because theoretically I would get good recommendations based on what I liked. In practice, that has never happened but it is still nice to see if I read something in the past. And once I have multiple ebook ecosystems, it will be nice to actually check that rather than spend the first 100 pages wondering if this is familiar.

So any good recommendations? I suspect what I SHOULD do (and will likely start doing more as a self betterment thing) is just put a note in my personal nextcloud every time I finish a book with a quick summary and some thoughts. But having the big database is also really nice.


submitted 1 day ago* (last edited 1 day ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I want to get a new VPS. It'll mostly be used to host lightweight Docker images, and reverse proxying through Caddy. So, decent CPU and fast network speeds are the main things I need.

I have a cheap VPS with RackNerd. It's fine, but only has a single CPU core, which gets overwhelmed if multiple connections are trying to pull stuff from some service. So, I guess having multiple cores is a requirement as well.

I want to spend around $5/month, but willing to go a little higher if it's worth it. Any suggestions are appreciated.

P.S. I'm based in US and would prefer something in here for lower latency.

Update: Hetzner's CX22 IPV6 only plan seems to be very good in terms of price-performance ratio. But the servers are in Europe. I'm planning to try it out for a while and see how the latency is. It's great that they don't lock you in with yearly plans.

Self-hosted Wishlist (lemmings.world)
submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I'm interested in self-hosting a Wishlist like the way Amazon's wishlist used to work.


  • Add links from websites
  • Mark items as purchased on others' lists
  • Hide purchased items within timeframe of birthday, christmas, etc


  • Bookmarklet to easily add link
  • Runs on OpenBSD with php/nginx
submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello everyone,

I currently have Jellyfin running through Caddy and Cloudflare as reverse proxies.

I have tried everything and can't seem to get Jellyfin to report anything but the Cloudflare IP for clients.

Does anyone have a similar setup and could help me troubleshoot this? I can share whatever configs I am using as required.


submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I've been using SB for years but it's just a bit shit sometimes.

What I love about it is that it has Chromecast Bridgez meaning I can play music to my Google Home Minis.

But nowadays I have all my music in Plex and I'm using Symphonium to stream to my phone. Symphonium connects up nicely.to my Google minis, I just need something to replace my squeeze lite end points so I can send music to them from my phone.

Currently these are both running on Pis so if anyone can recommend an easy UPNP endpoint software for a pi, that would be great.

Router (ipv6 dns) (lemmy.world)
submitted 1 day ago* (last edited 1 day ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Good evening.

I have a need for a new router thinking of a Flint2 which must be able to route ipv6 dns to a destination of my choice.

Any ideas?

submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello, I self host an email server and I am currently using mailcow-dockerized, however I have found their community support to be extremely lackluster, and their software having major annoyances that have either gone unfixed for years or are so specific in scope that going through the song and dance of submitting it to their GitHub using their lengthy bug reporting process isnt worth it (because most of what they ask for is unrelated to the bug I'm reporting)

I want an email server that I can allow my friends and family to use, and that can generate random aliases they can use when signing up for websites or software that can be easily deleted if they no longer use the service or want their spam. I dont have very many requirements other than that one feature, and the software either being stable enough on its own, or the community being nicer around supporting their users.

Thanks in advance.

submitted 1 day ago* (last edited 1 day ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Currently, I use Debian on my server. I have an Intel Arc GPU that I use for transcoding, however hardware encoding doesn't work. I am able to get a slight performance benefit from decoding, but encoding would be much better. I have an A750 in my desktop (not server), and was able to get hardware acceleration working, but only with openSUSE Tumbleweed with the stable kernel (6.9.4). While I would love to have encoding, (I am limited on upload speed and av1 encoding isn't practical on the CPU for multiple streams), I doubt it would be stable using a rolling distro and non-standard kernel. Has anyone else tried anything like this? Are there any arc + jellyfin users out there who know any way to make this work, or any openSUSE self-hosters could vouch for its stability? I am willing to try almost any distro (except ubuntu) to make this work.

Edit: fixed. There was some firmware I needed to work on debian. I will link and such in a bit when I have time.

submitted 2 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]
submitted 2 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]
submitted 1 day ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/16693054

Is there a feature in a CI/CD pipeline that creates a snapshot or backup of a service's data prior to running a deployment? The steps of a ideal workflow that I am searching for are similar to:

  1. CI tool identifies new version of service and creates a pull request
  2. Manually merge pull request
  3. CD tool identifies changes to Git repo
    1. CD tool creates data snapshot and/or data backup
    2. CD tool deploys update
  4. Issue with deployment identified that requires rollback
    1. Git repo reverted to prior commit and/or Git repo manually modified to prior version of service
    2. CD tool identifies the rolled back version
      1. (OPTIONAL) CD tool creates data snapshot and/or data backup
      2. CD tool reverts to snapshot taken prior to upgrade
      3. CD tool deploys service to prior version per the Git repo
  5. (OPTIONAL) CD tool prunes data snapshot and/or data backup based on provided parameters (eg - delete snapshots after _ days, only keep 3 most recently deployed snapshots, only keep snapshots for major version releases, only keep one snapshot for each latest major, minor, and patch version, etc.)
submitted 3 days ago* (last edited 3 days ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hey there,

it's been a while since my last post. Since then - with the help of this awesome community - I have added multiple new features and fixed a lot of bugs.

Most importantly there is now a working demo alongside a shiny new landing page.

And here are some more fun features I added since then:

  • Trail drawing: in addition to uploading you GPX, TCX or KML files, you can now also simply draw a trail by defining multiple waypoints. The route between them will be calculated automatically.
  • Sharing trails: simple and straightforward - you can share your trails with other users and let them view or edit.
  • Printing trails: there is now a dedicated print view. Plan your adventure digitally and then take it with you on paper.
  • wanderer is now available in 8 different languages (thanks to translators from the community). If you would like to contribute a translation you can do so here.
  • You can now bulk upload multiple trails at once simply by putting them in a dedicated auto-upload folder

And much more. I'd be happy if you give it a try in case you haven't yet.

GitHub repo: https://github.com/Flomp/wanderer

submitted 3 days ago* (last edited 3 days ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I'm having trouble finding a proper starting point for self hosting, so I am curious on any resources you'd recommend, or even some build lists / pre-built devices.

What I want to do:


  1. Host some applications like TinyTinyRSS, Jellyfin, GitLab, and Nextcloud which I'd want to be accessible in my home network
  2. Use the computer as a NAS to back data up and have it easily accessible on my desktop and laptop
  3. Have a piHole


  1. Access my hosted applications from outside of my network
  2. Use tools like Radarr to automatically download things from torrent lists
  3. Use it as a seedbox

The reason the last three are optional is because for that I'd have to expose the computer to the outside network, which has a whole bunch of benefits, but also a whole bunch of risks I am likely neither capable of nor comfortable with working around, so unless there's an easy fix (number 3 might be able to be handled via a VPN?) they're a problem for future me. For anything further I think I can just go from here once those requirements develop

I have already skimmed through some articles, watched some build guides for both NAS and home servers and honestly I just don't know what I need, both in information, hardware, and software.

  • Should I separate the NAS and Home Server, get a separate device for the piHole, or just have all three in one?
  • What hardware would be suitable for this?
  • Should I buy something off the shelf like a mini PC (for instance an Intel NUC) or one of these fancy prebuilt NAS devices where you just need to plug in some drives or build my own?
  • Would it be smarter to go with a Linux distro as the OS, for instance Debian, or should I use something like Unraid or TrueNAS which from what I can gather make setup more convenient and even handle docker images for you?

I am somewhat comfortable with Linux and the command line and have a budget of about 1000€, but if I can get away with less that would be great, and I can also stretch higher if needed for my requirements. I am also very new to self hosting and my networking knowledge is not non-existent, but limited.

I'm just a bit lost and would love some beginner-oriented resources or direct advice, thank you!

Simple mail server (lemmy.world)
submitted 3 days ago* (last edited 3 days ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]


I want to deploy a simple mail server so that it can be used for users to register themselves or reset passwords, etc.

Is there an easy one to deploy (in docker if possible) ?

submitted 3 days ago* (last edited 3 days ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I dived into the selfhosting rabbit hole once again and again I am stuck at the hardware part. I'd like to start small-ish to make it realisable. I thought about a NAS (Openmediavault probably). First I wanted to do it on a Raspberry Pi with an external hard-drive but then I read USB connected drives are unreliable and so on. Mini PCs are too small to house internal drives so should I go with a (refurbished) business PC from ebay and add some drives to it?But they usually come with Windows 10, which I wouldn't need but makes them more expensive. I also have at least one old PC case laying around but no mainboard or CPU for it, if that info might be important. Thank you in advance for helping a noob out!

Edit: What I want to achieve: I would like a NAS and (separated) a server with some small services (pi-hole or adguard, syncthing, jellyfin (getting the data from the NAS), and so on). I thought about running the small services with docker on a RPi 4 and the NAS on a refurbished business PC with SATA drives in the case (I checked ebay and there are mainboards with 4 SATA III connectors and PCI so I could even add more SATA connectors). In a second moment a backup server (maybe with borg) would be a good idea but I could also do manual backups with an external USB HDD for the time being.

submitted 3 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Not upgrading just taking notes.

I got a rasberry pi 5 running most of my services now, and it's doing fine. Usually for my movies and stuff I go to streaming sites, legal ofc *cough *cough, but down the line I intend to build a media server too.

The stuff I got laying arround wont do much with upgrades. So if I indeed wanted to upgrade my setup and run a media server + some AI stuff, I think I would be better off just buying a nvidia jetson SBC than building a tower from scratch.

What do u guys think?

Proxmox on NUC8I5BEH (k.fe.derate.me)
submitted 3 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I recently acuired a secondhand NUC8I5BEH and installed proxmox on it. But it randomly is unreachable from my LAN. There are no errors in syslog. When I connect a monitor there is no signal. So the NUC seems crashed. The fan is spinning and the LAN lights are on. It's not viewable on my unifi controller and it's not pingable. Where can I start looking for the problem?

submitted 4 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I have self hosted immich on Debian on my homelab. I have also setup tailscale to be able to access it outside my home.

Sometime ago, I was able to purchase a domain of my choice from GoDaddy. While I am used to hosting stuff on Linux, I've never exposed it for access publicly. I want to do that now.

Is it something I can do within tailscale or do I need to setup something like cloudflare? What should I be searching for to learn and implement? What precautions to take? I would like to keep the tailscale thing too.

PS: I would like to host immich as a subdomain like photos.mydomain.com.


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