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Welcome to HomelabOS! Your very own offline-first open-source data-center!

HomelabOS is a collection of various separate services. You can find more information about each in the menu on the left.


Getting Started

Getting Help

If you are having problems you can:

Available Software




Blogging Platforms

  • Ghost - Ghost is a platform for building and running a modern online publication

Calendaring and Contacts Management

  • NextCloud - Private Cloud Storage, Calendar, Contacts, etc.


  • The Lounge - Always-on IRC client (IRC bouncer)
  • Zulip - Threaded chat software

Document Management

  • Mayan EDMS - Free Open Source DMS (document management system).
  • Paperless - Document management


  • Calibre - Calibre and Calibre Web - Complete ebook library management.


  • Mailu - is a simple yet full-featured mail server as a set of Docker images.

Federated Identity/Authentication

  • Authelia - Authelia is an open-source full-featured authentication server available on Github
  • OpenLDAP - LDAP management interface

Feed Readers

  • FreshRSS - A free, self-hostable aggregator
  • Miniflux - Miniflux is a minimalist and opinionated feed reader.

File Sharing and Synchronization

  • Duplicati - Free backup software to store encrypted backups online
  • Jackett - API Support for your favorite torrent trackers (helps Sonarr and Radarr)
  • Lidarr - Sonarr but for Music.
  • Minio - S3 hosting
  • Mylar - An automated Comic Book manager
  • Ombi - Ombi is a self-hosted web application that automatically gives your shared Plex or Emby users the ability to request content by themselves!
  • qBittorrent - Open-source alternative to ĀµTorrent
  • Radarr - Automated movie downloading
  • SickChill - SickChill is an automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows.
  • Sonarr - Automated TV downloading
  • Syncthing - File syncing software
  • Transmission - BitTorrent client
  • WebDAV - Apache based WebDAV server


Gateways and terminal sharing

  • Guacamole - a clientless remote desktop gateway
  • WebVirtMg is a complete Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor manager.

Media Streaming

  • Airsonic - Airsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music.
  • Beets - Beets is the media library management system for obsessive-compulsive music geeks.
  • Emby - Personal Media Server
  • Funkwhale - A social platform to enjoy and share music
  • Jellyfin - The Free Software Media System
  • MStream - All your music, everywhere you go.
  • PeerTube - ActivityPub based Video Sharing
  • Plex - Personal Media Server


  • Barcode Buddy - Barcode system for Grocy
  • Chowdown Simple recipes in Markdown format
  • Cockpit - Cockpit Admin interface for configuring and troubleshooting a system
  • CodiMD The best platform to write and share markdown
  • Darksky - Local weather reported via darksky-influxdb
  • Dasher - Amazon Dash button support
  • DuckDNS is free dynamic DNS hosted on AWS. This provides a client to update the IP pointed to by DuckDNS.
  • EtherCalc - Web Spreadsheet
  • ERPNext Open Source ERP for Everyone.
  • Folding@home Folding@home software allows you to share your unused computer power with scientists researching diseases.
  • Grocy - ERP beyond your fridge - grocy is a web-based self-hosted groceries & household management solution for your home
  • Grownetics - Open source environmental mapping with plant management and tracking
  • Hubzilla - a powerful platform for creating interconnected websites featuring a decentralized identity
  • Inventario - Home inventory software
  • Mashio - Home brewery management software
  • Monica - Contact / relationship manager
  • n8n - n8n is a free and open node based Workflow Automation Tool.
  • NodeRED - Node-RED is a programming tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.
  • Pi-hole - Ad blocking
  • Poli - An easy-to-use BI server built for SQL lovers. Power data analysis in SQL and gain faster business insights.
  • Portainer - Easy Docker management
  • PrivateBin PrivateBin is a minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data.
  • Sabnzbd Free and easy binary newsreader
  • Searx - A privacy-respecting, hackable metasearch engine.
  • Shinobi Free Open Source CCTV platform.
  • Ubooquity - Ubooquity is a free home server for your comics and ebooks library
  • Watchtower - A process for automating Docker container base image updates
  • WebTrees - Online Genealogy
  • Zammad Zammad is a web-based, open source user support/ticketing solution.

Money, Budgeting and Management


Note-taking and Editors

  • BulletNotes - Note taking application
  • Trilium - Build your personal knowledge base with Trilium Notes
  • Turtl - Note taking application with mobile and desktop apps

Password Managers

Personal Dashboards

  • Homedash - A simple dashboard that allows to monitor and interact with many different services
  • Heimdall Heimdall Application Dashboard is a dashboard for all your web applications.
  • Organizr - Access all your HomelabOS services in one easy place.

Photo and Video Galleries

  • Digikam - Professional Photo Management with the Power of Open Source
  • OwnPhotos Self hosted Google Photos clone.
  • Piwigo - Manage your photo collection
  • Pixelfed - A free and ethical photo sharing platform, powered by ActivityPub federation.

Read it Later Lists

  • Wallabag - Save and classify articles. Read them later. Freely.

Social networks

  • Pleroma - Pleroma is a federated social networking platform, compatible with GNU social and other OStatus implementations. It is free software licensed under the AGPLv3.

Software Development

  • Code-Server - Run VS Code on a remote server.
  • Drone - Drone is a self-service continuous delivery platform
  • Gitea - Git hosting
  • Gitlab - Git, projects, builds, docker repos hosting, etc
  • Snibox - Self-hosted snippet manager. Developed to collect and organize code snippets.

Task management/To-do lists

  • Wekan - Open source Kanban board with MIT license


  • OpenVPN - A Business VPN to Access Network Resources Securely

Web servers


Last update: May 20, 2020