Issue #6 • The self-hosted alternative to Trello and Notion
Issue #6 • The self-hosted alternative to Trello and Notion

Issue #6 • The self-hosted alternative to Trello and Notion

The Self-Hosting Blog • Issue #6

Happy Monday! Hope you had a good weekend!

Focalboard has taken the internet by storm this week, introducing itself as an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana. We have written a post about how you can set up your own instance to have a play around and see what all the fuss is about.

It's very early days for Focalboard, but what they have so far looks really promising.

Also this week, Traefik, the popular traffic routing service. Introduced an update which caused Traefik instances to phone home. This caused a bit of an uproar in the selfhosted community. But Traefik very quickly introduced a switch to completely disable this feature.

Here's the official statement from SantoDE where you can read some more.

Discard Traefik Pilot notifications in the UI · Issue #7360 · traefik/traefik
Is there a way to disable the “Connect to Traefik Pilot” button in the UI?

The people have spoken! Bitwarden has been made the community favourite password manager.

Our setup guide for Completely Self-Hosting Bitwarden Password Manager has now been updated. You can read through our new guide below. 👇👇👇

Completely Self-Hosting Bitwarden Password Manager (Updated 2021)
This article will cover setting up your own self-hosted Bitwarden instance with Docker and configuring ngnix to allow for public exposure for cross device access to your vault.

That's all for this week's newsletter.

Catch you guys in the next one 🙋‍♂️


Setting up Focalboard - A self-hosted alternative to Trello and Notion

Focalboard

Focalboard is a self-hosted open-source alternative to tools such as Notion or Trello which you can run on your own instance. Focalboard helps with tracking and organising your own work, as well as across a team.

Focalboard is currently in early-access beta, so this post may change over time. We'll try out best to update our tutorial as the project becomes more mature.

You can read more on Focalboard on their site https://www.focalboard.com.

In this tutorial, we're going to be setting up the Focalboard Personal Server, which can be installed on a Ubuntu server to be used within a team either locally, or exposed as a public endpoint using Nginx.

Read more...


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