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Due to an issue at my hosting provider, my server has been deleted.
So, pxlfd.me is down, sorry.
My last backup is 2 or 3 months old...
As soon as I get my server back, I'll restore what I have and setup an automatic backup...
Now I've learned something, never trust anybody and always do backup

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If you don't trust me anymore (I can understand it), you can go on @dada 's instance pix.diaspodon.fr
But if you wait a bit, pxlfd.me will probably be back tomorrow (not in the mood tonight, sorry)

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⚠️ pxlfd.me is back online! ⚠
There is more than 5 months deleted, but it looks like it works, so...
Really sorry about all of this

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Also, now there is a backup of Pixelfed data everyday stored during 1 month, so normally, I won't get a new lose like that

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It's worse than I thought... Last backup is from the 10 february 2019...

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@oufmilo
To be honest, no
I'll do it later, but firstly I want to make a better setup for my instance, the server-side is a bit too messy so to get it back fast, I was obliged to just reinstall it on the same server
Also, I got 3 months free so...

@Whaxion Sorry to hear that, hope everything turns out ok.

@Whaxion "Always back up" is this wonderful lesson everyone has to learn for oneself

@Whaxion set up a CRON job to toss an archive up to Amazon Glacier. I keep a years worth of weekly backups, literally terabytes of storage, for something like $15/mo.
Think of it less as β€œcan I afford backups,” and more like β€œcan I afford not to have backups?”

@judahnator
I'll do with OVH Archive Storage, it cost less and I don't have a lot of data

@Whaxion Have you thought of becoming your own hosting provider?

@wnymathguy
Yes, I've thought, but my internet connection isn't stable enough and I still live at family house...

@Whaxion I guess it would depend on how unstable it is. I'm using the cheapest connection I can buy for my residential connection. I get 100 down and only 12 up-speed, but it's generally reliable. I serve two low traffic Friendica's and a bunch of other things that have low traffic. I'm also behind a stupid DHCP instead of a Static IP, but I make it work.
I made a set of notes to go from bare metal to hosting on a budget here:
ubuntu.wnymathguy.com
It's a bit messy and unfinished, but I have plans to translate it over to my Moodle server in the future to make it a living document where the public can improve it.

@wnymathguy
Sometimes I got ping of 1s so.. And I only have 7Mb in upload so for a Pixelfed instance, it's not great... Also, we're 3 at home (4 but one doesn't use internet), some when we are all connected, the modem just doesn't work like it should
But thanks for your advice! 😊

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