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Open source media applications that you can self host and run for sharing your media across your network, across the internet, and with family and friends.
Amazing open source applications to help you setup, maintain, monitor, fix, and expand your network and networking capabilities.
Remote Mgmt / Support
Open source tools for remote machine management and support.
Basic Information used for many of the self hosting installs.
Invoicing / Ticketing / Support
Open source invoicing, ticketing, and support tracking software.
Open Source Tools
Great Open Source Tools that are self hosted or free to use.
Open Source Communication Applications and Tools
Tools, Applications, and Utilities for managing servers, whether virtual, containerized, or physical.
Open source applications created to help monitor systems, services, and applications.
Supporting Open Source
Open Source Backups
Information on Open Source Backup Tools
File Sharing and Syncing
Tools for managing inventory in your home or business.
Surveillance / Video
ERP and CRM
Project / Product Management
Open Source DIY
The Open Source Apache Guacamole Remote Desktop and Management Software
Remotely - Remote Desktop Support
An open source, self hosted remote desktop support tool for Window, Linux, and some MacOS connections.
Installing Docker-CE and Docker-Compose
UVDesk - HelpDesk Tracking Software
Open source software for tracking support tickets from a helpdesk operation.
Fully open source, self hosted media player similar to Plex or Emby.
Open source mock-up and prototyping tool.
Email with Mail-in-a-Box
Setting up Professional Email Service with Mail-in-a-box
SelfHosted Gateway - Reverse Proxy
Proxy traffic without opening firewall ports on your home server or network.
Radicale for Calendars, Contacts, and Syncing
Radicale is a tool built for shared or personal calendars and contacts using caldav and cardav.
WBO - Online Live Whiteboard
A Whiteboard app for scribbling, collaborating, and working with team members, family, and friends, online.
FreeSccout - Support Software that starts with Email
Lemmy - Reddit Alternative
Open Source, Self Hosted Invoicing, Estimating, and Quoting solution
Veloren - Open Source MMORPG
n8n.io - Workflow Automation
CheckMK - Server, Network, and Machine Monitoring
Baserow - No Code Database
NetBox - Open Source Network Mapping
RustDesk - Open Source Remote Support Tool
Self Hosted Dashboards
Install Guacamole with Docker
Learn to install Apache Guacamole with Docker using the JWetzell Docker image.
Bare Metal (on host) Install
Installation of Remotely on a Host Server (non-docker).
Installation of Remotely with Docker
Installing the Client
Install the Remotely client on client machines.
Install using Docker and Docker-Compose
Installing UVDesk helpdesk software using Docker-CE (Community Edition) and Docker-Compose.
Install and Run Jellyfin from Docker
Dashy - Widgets
Docker management Web User Interface
DD-WRT for Access Points
OPNSense Install and Setup
Zabbix Install with Docker
Netmaker - Wireguard GUI with Power
Install Guacamole using Docker
A really terrific RDP client that makes your remote machine desktops and environments available through your web browser. The docker image we'll be using was built off of the original Oznu image work, but has been updated to provide some of the more recent ...
Bare Metal Installation
Introduction Remotely is an amazing tool. It's open source, self hosted, and free to use. The developer puts in a ton of time and effort to make this a really nice remote support tool, so if you have a few bucks, and you are saving hundreds, or thousands b...
Docker Install of Remotely
Install Remotely using Docker and NGinX Proxy Manager First you'll need to have Docker-CE installed, on your desired host. If you want a fairly easy / safe way to also access your remotely server from outside your local network, you'll want to install and se...
Install Docker-CE and Docker-Compose
Installation via a Simple Script You can easily install Docker-CE, Docker-Compose, Portainer-CE, and NGinX Proxy manager by using this quick install script I created and maintain on Github. Just use the command: wget https://gitlab.com/bmcgonag/docker_insta...
Installing the Remotely Client on Linux
Install the client on Linux Dependencies Needed. You'll need a few files installed in order for the Remotely Client to function properly on Linux (only tested on Ubuntu 18.04 and later). sudo apt update sudo apt install libx11-dev libxrandr-dev libc6-dev...
Installing the Client on Windows Machines
Client Software Download Your clients, family, friends, or anyone you are doing remote support for, can go to your remotely server URL, then click on the Downloads tab. Here they'll see a list of available downloadable clients for the various operating syste...
Install Using Docker and Docker-Compose
I did a video last year on Zammad, an open source, powerful helpdesk support system that you can self host. Recently, while looking into Zammad for some personal use, I started wondering what other options might be out there for Open Source offerings, and c...
Install Using Docker-CE
Roku, Amazon Firestick, Android, iOS, Google Chromecast, there are even client apps for AppleTV (TVOS), and even more devices I'm not listing. You can see all of the clients by visiting their site at this address: https://jellyfin.org/clients/ The AppleTV...
Installing Quant-UX using Docker
If you've ever wanted to just throw some screen ideas onto a canvas before, almost like a quick napkin drawing, or if you've wanted to create a fully clickable interface that you could have potential users give you feedback from, then you should definitely l...
Installation of Mail-in-a-box
Email is a vital service for any professional organization. While services like GMail, Hotmail, and Yahoo helped bring email to the masses in a time where you had to pay to have an email account, they also brought intrusiveness, privacy violations, and exce...
When you self host, one of the primary goals is to have your services available, yet secure. Many of us run into hindrances to having publicly available self hosted services because of the way our ISPs handle oru internet access. They block ports like 80 a...
Radicale - Calendar, Contacts, and Syncing
Radicale is an awesome open source, self hosted project that is absolutely great for creating shared calendars for the family, or a group of people / team. Installation What You'll Need Docker and Docker-Compose (optional) NGinX-Proxy-Manager (or a rev...
WBO - Online Whiteboard with Live Sync and Collaborative Drawing
As we moved from office work to remote work as a more regular part of life, I found that the lack of idea creation via something like a whiteboard in a cubicle, conference room, or office was palpable. It was definitely something I used on a day to day basis...
FreeScout - Support starting with Email
FreeScout is an open source help desk suite that starts with email communication. It provides a way to connect your team to email. You create emails that your clients and users can utilize to get in touch with your staff, and provide your staff with a cent...
Lemmy - A Self Hosted, Open Source Alternative to Reddit
If you've watched any number of my videos, you'll know that I really enjoy Reddit. It's my kind of social media platform. I subscribe to the content areas I like, and only get content from those areas. The sub-reddits are generally well monitored, so they ...
Crater is a really nice, well polished, invoicing system that is open source, and can be self hosted. I have struggled a bit to get this running, but with a couple of bug reports from the docker install side, I've gotten it to run. In this tutorial, I'll s...
Veloren - Open Source, Self Hosted, Multi-player, Endless World Exploration, and Adventure Game
My daughter, and nieces have all been playing an MMO Game called Roblox for a couple of years. I have no issue with MMOs in general for adults, but for pre-teens, I don't like the idea of a game that has uncontrolled servers, and unknonw safety and security...
n8n Workflow Automation
n8n is a freely licensed (based on the Apache 2.0, but more permissive) workflow automation tool set. It enables you to drag and drop nodes for various tools to generate amazing information workflows. Be sure to check out the end of the article for a disco...
CheckMK - Open Source Network, Server, and Machine Monitoring
CheckMK is a network and systems monitoring solution that can span from a small home user's needs into the enterprise with ease. There are many of these solutions out there, and all of them have their pros and cons, but for many of them, the con is that the...
Baserow - No Code Database alternative to AirTable
Baserow is a No-code, open source alternative to AirTable. If you've ever needed to collect data on anything. A system for sales leads, or a shopping list that does something specific to your needs, maybe a client support form, and a way to add comments, o...