I'm trying to take more control of my data (i.e. stop using Google for everything), so I'm trying to figure out what to do.
Does anyone know of a checklist or an extensive guide to self-hosting and related things?
I've looked into a few services but it's confusing, there are so many things out there. Does anyone use NextCloud?
@mprv yes I use Nextcloud on my Yunohost. What do you want to know?
I suggest looking into Yunohost or Freedombox if you have an extra computer around.
Self hosting you can: use webdav to replace Google calendar and contacts, use Nextcloud to get rid of Google Drive, SearX to aggregate searching, pi-hole to block ads. You can easily install the aforementioned things using Yunohost scripts or install stuff yourself if your handy with Debian.
@mprv for email you can host your own, but seems a lot of work for little payoff. Probably easier to just use Protonmail or Tutanota.
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