Jellyfin: Powering the Self-Hosted Media Revolution

Jellyfin is my favorite service to self host, I’ve been using it for movies & books and I’d even consider using it for photos if not for Immich. Jellyfin is really popular as a self hosted streaming service for movies & TV shows, since those platforms suffer heavily from enshittification. Jellyfin can do much more than stream your favorite movies & TV shows. Whether you’re a movie enthusiast, music lover, or photo fanatic, Jellyfin has got you covered....

Immich: Self-hosted Photo & Video Management

I’ve recently transitioned to a pixel phone with GrapheneOS as my primary device, moving from an iPhone. The only thing that I was missing is having my photos be in sync across all of my devices using iCloud, but despite the convenience of Apple’s iCloud service for syncing photos across devices, it frequently disregards user rights and privacy. Thankfully, Immich offers a self-hosted and enhanced alternative while respecting my privacy & user rights....

Cloudflare Tunnel: Bye Bye VPS Services!

VPS services, the pinnacle of freedom in the digital world! Nothing quite beats the thrill of entrusting your data and services to a mysterious cloud entity, all while relinquishing control over your hardware. And do not forget the joy of relying on a third-party cloud provider for your hosting needs, that may send you a 104K bill for your static site. Who needs to own their hardware anyway? My new setup For the past ~6 months, I have been relying on a VPS service from Ionos, which offers a decent service for it’s price plans, to host this site & my git server, as well as to occasionally port forward media services such as jellyfin using an ssh tunnel....

Self hosting SearXNG in 2023

Hosting SearXNG has been the easiest one to setup thus far, it literally takes 5 minutes. It’s benefits are more than just privacy, let’s dive into it. ...