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This Week in Self-Hosted (21 June 2024) 7 min read
This Week in Self-Hosted

This Week in Self-Hosted (21 June 2024)

Self-hosted news, updates, launches, and a spotlight on What's up Docker? - a self-hosted service for monitoring Docker image updates

By Ethan Sholly
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This Week in Self-Hosted

I'm traveling this week, so in lieu of a weekly recap, enjoy a short list of projects, content, and updates that have recently caught my attention:


In the News

We’re continuing Homebox Development
After the recent archiving of the Homebox GitHub repository we’ve decided that we would like to continue maintaining it long term, with the support and feedback of the community. Who Are We? We’re two SysAdmins (both with Cyber Sec backgrounds) working for both small and very large companies, and we’re
Support Alternate Order / Flexible Seasons (TVDB) and Episode Groups (TMDB)
Additional episode orderings from TheTVDb are now available in the latest 1.40.4 PMS beta released earlier today. Here’s an example of the new options listed for Futurama (after metadata refresh for the show).

Software Updates

Breaking Changes

New Software

Latest Apps and Companions

This Week in Self-Hosted is sponsored by Coder, providing an open-source platform for self-hosting cloud development environments via Terraform, supporting Linux, macOS, Windows, X86, ARM, Kubernetes, and more.

Community Content

Why Can’t You Just Implement <Thing I Want>? |
Build a Compact, Standalone Plex Media Server and Media Player
Going beyond the basics of home networking
A Travel Hub using Raspberry Pi
I don’t travel that often as some of my friends, but when I do, there is always an occasion that I wish I could have my network with me, and that is not always the case.
Stirling PDF Survey
Thanks a lot for your time 🙏

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Content Spotlight: What's up Docker?

Meet What's up Docker?, a self-hosted service for Docker image update notifications. What's up Docker? provides an easy-to-use web interface for defining Docker hosts, registries, and triggers to execute when updates are found. Triggers include notifications via a number of supported services, automatic updates based on user preferences, and more. The software supports basic authentication as well as OIDC for third-party authentication services.

What's up Docker? can be installed via Docker and doesn't require any special configuration aside from access the Docker socket.

Screenshot of the software's interface, including menu options for container overviews and configuration options
Screenshot from the project's repository

Links: GitHub, Website, Documentation

What We're Watching

What We're Listening To

Larry Hryb talks gaming, tech, and Unraid - The Uncast Show
Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, joins the Uncast Show to discuss his background in tech and gaming and his career at Microsoft on the Xbox team working on Xbox Live, Xbox 360, Kinect, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and much more.&nbsp;Larry is also a fe…
The Homelab Ep. 130 – Portainer – The Homelab Show

Smart Home and Automation

How many technologies does it take to open your blinds?
We show what it takes to build a modern smart home and how we’re experimenting with the smart home of the future.

Command Line Corner: grep

Use the grep (global regular expression print) command to search for and identify patterns and strings in files:

/$ cat example.txt
$ grep host example.txt

Click here to view an archive of commands shared in previous newsletters.

Proton is taking its privacy-first apps to a nonprofit foundation model
Because of Swiss laws, there are no shareholders, and only one mission.

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