Running a server in your home network is a great addition to your digital life. There are countless of uses that you can make of it: from testing your personal projects to controlling home automation systems. But even if it is just for storing your files, like your personal DropBox, or for media services, a permanent point of presence completely under your control will give you extreme flexibility.
When it comes to services, I run everything in Docker and this is a list of the 5 applications that I find most useful for a home server.
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I’ve been happily running FreeNAS on my server for quite some time now, I am a fan of ZFS and I’ve used it to great advantage both at home and at work.
After its good service and with ZFS on Linux becoming stable, I have decided to move away from FreeNAS and install a plain Ubuntu 16.04 server image to play with docker and ansible and enjoy destroying and re-spawning my ephemeral service instances in seconds!
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