How to Setup Blue Iris & Deepstack on Windows
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How to Setup Blue Iris & Deepstack on Windows

In this guide, I’m going to show to how to setup and configure Blue Iris on a Windows Server 2019 computer. Blue Iris is a local NVR security camera software. With one of the latest updates in early 2021, you can optionally turn on object detection using Deepstack integration. Blue Iris is extremely powerful and…

How To Install Uptime Kuma in Docker
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How To Install Uptime Kuma in Docker

If you’ve been looking for a selfhosted server monitoring and uptime detector, look no further than Uptime Kuma. Uptime Kuma is a relatively new player player in the uptime monitoring space. It’s a great replacement for Statping, which is no longer being developed and has numerous breaking bugs (for example, not receiving alerts or the…

Add Mealie’s “Meal of the Day” to Home Assistant
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Add Mealie’s “Meal of the Day” to Home Assistant

By far one of my most-used Docker images is Mealie, a self-hosted recipe manager and meal planner. Adding new recipes to Mealie is as easy as pasting a URL into the app. Mealie will automatically pull in the ingredients, cooking steps, and images. It’s truly awesome, and I use every single day. One of the…

Configure RSS Feed in Homer Dashboard with Node Red
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Configure RSS Feed in Homer Dashboard with Node Red

Like many selfhosters, having a dashboard to quickly access all of your selfhosted applications is one of the most fun things to set up in your homelab. There are lots of different dashboards to choose from: Heimdall, Organizr, DashMachine, just to name a few. After playing around with each of them, my dashboard of choice…

How To Deploy Conreq in Docker (Ombi Alternative)
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How To Deploy Conreq in Docker (Ombi Alternative)

A few months ago on Reddit I came across another promising “content request & discovery” platform for my Plex users: Conreq. Conreq is similar to Ombi, Petio, and Overseerr. It’s an application that allow your Plex users to search for media for and request new TV shows and Movies to download to your media server….