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How to self-host with Yunohost

What’s Yunohost? Pronounced “why-u-no-host?” Yunohost is an amazing foss project for managing a server and self-hosting your web presence. It’s designed to be user friendly, and Yunohost’s interface lets you manage your server administration with a GUI which is great for noobs who are scared of ssh and the command line. It’s extremely easy to […]

I am self hosting my podcast on Castopod

Previously, I was using a paid hosting service for my podcast, castos.com, which was a pretty good option. It has unlimited storage and bandwith and a nice WP plugin to simplify things. However, I am a firm believer in decentralizing the web through self hosting as much as possible, so now I have installed my […]

Secure your new Linux install

In this post I am going to rundown how I usually secure my Linux installation when I boot it up for the first time. This will help keep your new install secure. Remember though, nothing is fool-proof so you still need to use common sense online. Although these tips are aimed at securing the two […]

Avoiding censorship & surveillance

What is Free Open Source Software (FOSS)? The first step to avoiding censorship and surveillance is to stop using stuff that is made by those who want to spy on you, deplatform you, and shut down your free speech. This means we need to use Free Open Source Software (foss). Foss software is community developed, […]