What's the best alternative to Google photos (self hosted)?
Trying nextcloud soon and looking for additional options to test.
@dcid Nextcloud is the only option I've tried. It isn't great but good enough that it's not worth the effort for me to look for an alternative.
@blit32 It seems to be the only google drive + photos replacement option available.
@dcid i've used nextcloud for years. works well on android, not so hot on iphones.
@dcid well due to limitations I am too looking out for alternatives. Thanks for mentioning nextcloud
@yogeshkhetani What limitations are you having there? We are doing a test install and "playing" with it.
So far, the install / maintenance process has been more complicated than what it should be. Will see...
@dcid google's storage limitations
@dcid new to mastadon -- but not new to nextcloud! great platform, I've been selfhosting in VM for almost a year now, great product.
@tree oh nice, what pieces of it do you use the most?
I find the photos/videos part so bellow google photos that is hard to convince the family to migrate.
For docs it seems to work well.
@dcid I use it for long term storage. Its easy to create and share public links that everyone can see. My fiance and I mostly use it to store photos andvideos that we want to save so we can save icloud space.
I personally also use it for document storage. I will even store my CV there for employers to visit and see easily.
@dcid Honestly running a home media server.
@newline interesting, will check it out
@dcid Did you find a good self-hosted option?
@OpenBSDARMand0 nothing at the same level and usability. Unfortunately
@dcid Wish I could be helpful here but I can't. I replied because you mentioned nextcloud, and I've seen other OpenBSD users mention it. Is it that bad, compared to Google's option?
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