HomelabOS Alternatives

    HomelabOS is described as 'Your offline-first privacy-centric personal data center'. There are more than 10 alternatives to HomelabOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is YunoHost, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HomelabOS are Cozy (Freemium, Open Source), Cloudron (Freemium, Open Source), Sandstorm.io (Free, Open Source) and BitNami Application Stacks (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 26, 2021

    1. YunoHost is a Debian GNU/Linux based distribution packaged with free software that automates the installation of a personal web server.
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    2. Choose simplicity, get Cozy. We all have a life and a digital life. Cozy gathers them. In your Cozy, you have all your personal data: pictures, health, bank, holidays, accessible only by you. Welcome to your new digital home.
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    3. Cloudron is a complete solution for managing apps & users on your own server. Easily deploy production ready apps from the app library and keep them automatically up-to-date. It even comes with a built-in email server and web clients!.
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    4. Sandstorm makes it easy to run your own server. Install apps to create documents, spreadsheets, blogs, Git repos, task lists & more as easily as you'd install apps on your phone. Sandstorm is open source & can be installed on any x86-64 Linux system.
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    5. BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. BitNami Stacks include an open source application and all of the other software necessary to run it, such as Apache, MySQL, PHP or Ruby.


    6. Univention Corporate Server is a pre-configured platform to operate and manage server applications and complete IT infrastructures free of charge.
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    7. The FreedomBox Project is a community project to develop, design and promote personal servers running free software for private, personal, communications.
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    8. DockSTARTer helps you get started with running apps in Docker.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The DebOps project is a set of Free and Open Source tools that let users bootstrap and manage an IT infrastructure based on Debian or Ubuntu operating systems. Ansible is used as the main configuration management platform.
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    9. A cloud has never been this personal. All apps you find and use on Deta run in your own sandboxed ‘personal cloud’. You control your apps and your data, while app developers don't touch your infrastructure (unless you are the developer 🤓).
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