Improving Mastodon’s disk usage

Mastodon’s built-in CLI gives you the availability to clean attachments and previews from remote accounts, purging the disk cache. This is fantastic and you couldn’t possible survive with out it. My current crontab looks something like this: I basically run these 3 jobs at 3AM, 4AM and 5AM every day to keep the single-user instance […]

Hosting my own Mastodon instance

โš ๏ธ Read this before deep diving I’ve been dealing with Mastodon’s high disk usage for the last week. Have a read before installing your own Mastodon instance. I would recommend checking out Pleroma and Akkoma before taking a decision. They have way less system requirements than Mastodon. EDIT November 8th Self-hosting That’s right, I know […]