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Cloudron Reviews

The Cloudron platform helps you effortlessly run web apps on your server.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Cloudron and what they use it for.
  • For anyone who owns a Mastodon server how much does it cost you to host it
    I use the free version of as I have only 1 app that is Mastodon. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Looking for the right email product. with the roundcube webmail / mobile built in mail apps are fine with IMAP & SMTP with open ports. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • How big is yours (instance) ?
    It does grow very fast. I still can't figure if it is because I am using docker via or something badly set up. I think that I can barely keep media more than 1 month. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Managing the size of your instance
    - Due to the architecture of , it says that it save only the database. - But when I go the PgHero, it says that my database is only 133Mb. - I have restart my Mastodon app but not the VPS server as I am a bit afraid because I had a big trouble where I have lost 36hr of activity. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Migrate account from to my instance
    I have found a solution. Not the best one but I have change the address from to . It seems to be good. I can't do much while passing by but should be enough. As I was not able to install my instance by myself (even after 4 days of trying). - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • What's the best beginners guide to self hosting Nextcloud?
    I use with the nextcloud docker app. It's super easy. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Tipi is a personal homeserver for everyone
    Wohey, a freebie version of of which I really love. - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • For very light personal usage, how big a VPS does Gitea need?
    I use it under cloudron and given it 512mb. Have 3 users who use it to push 3-4 times a week. 1gb/1vCPU is more that sufficient. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • After self-hosting my email for twenty-three years I have thrown in the towel
    I am self hosting. It works and I have no problems. I use for orchestration, security - to run it on a VPS. Everything just works. - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Show HN: Selfhosted tech starter pack for development of new startup
    This is . Has sso across apps. - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • Start Self Hosting
    Can recommend for those looking to get started with self-hosting and don't have a whole lot of time figuring out how to install/update a variety of apps. - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • connecting my own domain to jellyfin
    I used, cloudflare dns service Free Tier, and installed Ubuntu 20.04 with all Updates and then added Jellyfin through cloudron control panel ( once all that was setup and it connected my domain to it with http & https and I did not have to add it manually. Six full resets before I got it right and found - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Cheapest VPS provider of choice with bitwarden one-click install
    On that regard you can also use to do the same. It is free for 2 apps and the required RAM is 2GB. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Cloudron

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