A new Mastodon Instance : Legohouse 🏠

Never really thought that I would host a mastodon instance anytime soon. It was few months back that I found out about mastodon and the whole decentralized architecture for social media, and I was hooked. I created my mastodon account right away in a mastodon instance called Fosstodon. Fosstodon is…

For the love of reading (e)books

.. for the love of reading books, it was always a delight for me to check my bookshelf and see this amazing collection of books that I had maintained over the years. There was always something unusual about this feeling, when I look at this collection of books that have impacted…

My Backup Routine

Quite recently I was done setting up my services on my remote VPS and I absolutely loved it. Setting up a remote VPS removes all the hassle of setting up the hardware locally and configuring it. Now I can focus on the things that really matter; setting up the services…

That was a long pause ⏸

Well, it was really a long pause. I haven’t posted since a long time (10 days to be precise, which is long when compared to my other posts) since I was busy with so many things and they (as always), didn’t really work-out in the first…

An Exciting Week. Phew! 💁🏻‍♂️

So last week was very busy, engaging and exciting, since I was finally moving my stuff from Nextcloud to Photoprism and Seafile. And also, I had installed Minetest on my server and many of my friends and relatives came in to join me to build some cool things together. It…

Too much Minetest-ing ⛏

I was revisiting my self hosted setup off-late and decided to have some fun because it has been a long and gloomy day. So what could be better than installing a game in the server and letting everybody else connect to it and play? So, that’s when I came…

A Terrifying Morning.. 🤦🏻‍♂️

Well, this morning, I woke up to a shock because, my archive of photos and videos amounting to 15GB’s had been mysteriously disappeared. This happened while I was testing Photoprism and Seafile on my self hosted setup after this post. I was migrating my photos and videos from Nextcloud…

Moving out of Nextcloud

I loved Nextcloud. Still do.. But there are certain things that concerns me being somebody who likes to self-host almost every service under my own nest. This month I was thinking seriously about usability and convenience, asking myself questions like, “The efforts that I’m putting into self hosting and…