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SSH 086: Disqus-ting Tracking

  • Air Date: 2022-12-16
  • Duration: 48 mins 49 secs

About this episode

What disgusted Alex about Disqus, and how he replaced it with a Self-Hosted solution, a hot HDHomeRun tip, and an update on Chris' hunt for the perfect notes app.

Your hosts

  • Self-Hosted 86 - Live Stream Recording - JupiterTube — The live stream of episode 86's recording.
  • Infinity for Reddit — Infinity is a beautiful, feature-rich app that offers a smooth Reddit browsing experience. It is completely free and ad-less; you can browse Reddit without interruptions or distractions. Built by a passionate university student, Infinity is open source. Please check out, support or contribute to the project at!
  • Apprise - Push Notifications that work — Apprise allows you to send a notification to almost all of the most popular notification services available to us today such as: Telegram, Discord, Slack, Amazon SNS, Gotify, etc.
  • Dump Disqus for Giscus — This is an easy project. Sure it will probably take an hour or two to get your head around but don't put it off. The end result is great and means no ads or tracking are insidiously injected into your content anymore.
  • giscus — A comments system powered by GitHub Discussions. Let visitors leave comments and reactions on your website via GitHub! Heavily inspired by utterances.
  • How to make your own self-hosted VPN in under 30 minutes — As you might have expected, making your own VPN server has multiple advantages and disadvantages. Here are the main points to remember when deciding if you want to go through with hosting a server or not.
  • HDMI Distribution over your Home Network? — Low-Cost HDMI Matrix using IP-Based Hardware
  • HDHomeRun SCRIBE 4K — 4 tuners and 150 hours of recording storage all-in-one amazing box. Watch and record free TV all around your home. Love your TV more.
  • Alby — Lightning buzz for your Browser! — Alby brings Bitcoin payments to the web with in-browser payments and identity, all with your own wallet.
  • SATurn — Connect your Account and see which content resonates most with your audience and recognize your top contributors.
  • Self-Hosted on the — Send a Boost into the Show via the Podcast Index's website!
  • Send a Boost into the Show with a new Podcast App — Upgrade to a Podcasting 2.0 app, get great new features, and send a Boost into the show 🎉


alby, apprise, drive home auotmation, giscus, github actions, hdhomerun, hdmi over ip, home automation, infinity, joplin, jupiter broadcasting, mkdocs, newpipe, obsidian, plex live tv, self-hosting podcast

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