Nice! I’m considering moving away from the Mastodon instance I’m in to a self-hosted Pleroma instance. I like that the frontend can be decoupled from the backend. Theoretically, I should be able to use it exclusively through third-party clients and the gopher interface, if I understand it correctly.
What would happen if someone would try to open a link “from” your instance though if you have no frontend?
Probably get the json version of the post.
Hmm, that’s a good point. I wanted to avoid hosting a web server but I guess there’s nothing to replace that.
I’m running my own instance of mastodon which is overkill and uses lots of resources, since there is only one user on that instance. I am looking for something lighter and easier to maintain, perhaps pleroma is a possible solution, I wonder if there is some sort of migration tool that would make it easier to switch without losing “connections” and the existing data.
Congratulations! I started running my own Pleroma instance last weekend and am looking forward to upgrading to pick up all the new features. Particularly excited by more Mastodon compatibility and the fetch_initial_posts option.
Glad to see they now offer binary releases!
I tried installing Pleroma a while ago on an older server and had a hard time getting the right version of the Elixir compiler installed, which felt a bit silly because I shouldn’t have to compile anything from scratch; it makes a lot more sense to just get the VM installed and download precompiled bytecode and go.
Releases are kinda beta because they’re new as of Elixir 1.9, but they are the future
This would probably benefit from the release tag.
Great job Pleroma team, moved away from Mastodon to Pleroma almost a year ago and don’t regret it a single bit