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Languages English (en)
Users 8,055
Active users (last month) 799
Active users (last six months) 2,437
Characters per post (max) 500
Known instances Not available
First sight Before Oct 14, 2020 UTC
Last successful check May 28, 2023 UTC
Noxious No
New No
Software Mastodon 4.1.2
Registrations Open (by admin approval)
Most used hashtags (last week) catsofmastodon, caturday, makeasongweird, bvb, ScreenshotSaturday, ExtinctionRebellion, a12, misquoteasuperhero, saturday
Short description
European mastodon instance hosted in Luxembourg. Also beer, privacy and free software lovers. Join us! This service is managed by alarig and valere. Photo from https://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/
Long description

This service is offered by alarig and valere

If you have trouble with the instance (as a user or as a fellow admin), please toot the admin @alarig@hostux.social or send an email.

📜 Rules:

• Use English or French to request an account
• Use English or French to report an account or a toot
• Only fill a report if one goes against the rules, it’s not really my problem if someone doesn’t agree with you
• Add comments in your reports otherwise they’ll be ignored
• If you want to report an account exterior to hostux, only do so for illegal content in France or Norway. If you don’t want to read them, mute them.

• Respect each other 🤝
• If you follow the Humans Rights (EN/FR), nothing bad should happen 😉
• Don't spam ✋
• No racism, xenophobia, sexism, discrimination… ☮️
• Please don't post illegal content (or links to) in France ⛔
• For NSFW content, use the content warning or the NSFW filter, otherwise please post your toot as unlisted 🔞
• Use content warning for spoilers ❗
• Bots and commercial accounts are allowed only I they don't spam/flood and post as unlisted 🤖
• A local account may be muted or banned if they don't follow the rules. 🔐
• We only block/silence foreign accounts and instances for legal reasons.
• Have fun 🎉

If you're not sure about the rules whether it's because you want to sign up or post something, please contact the admin.

When you'll sign up, you'll be following a few accounts by default. The admin chose them to make your timeline more lively, but you are free to follow and unfollow anyone!

💻 What's behind?

This instance is hosted on virtuals machines on Gandi infrastructure at Bissen.

The servers have the following specifications:

8 + 4 + 2 + 8 cores
12 + 6 + 2 + 16 GB of RAM
200 + 500 Go of storage
Hosted at Gandi, in Bissen, Luxembourg.
Linux based
Good security practices
Good uptime
IPv6 compatible, always running the latest stable of Mastodon
Weekly backups of the database and files, on another server hosted at Ikoula, in Reims, France.
I also backup the backups once in a while to a server in my home.

Server rules
Not available
Moderated servers
  • baraag.net: silenced
  • freespeechextremist.com: silenced
  • gab.com: silenced
  • liberdon.com: silenced
  • newjack.city: silenced
  • poa.st: silenced
  • cokina.co: suspended
  • freefedifollowers.ga: suspended
  • hunk.city: suspended
  • kesma.co: suspended
  • pawoo.net: suspended
Admin account alarig@hostux.social
Date of creation Jun 23, 2020 UTC
Display name alarig

Pousse-tuyaux, notamment pour Grifon et Breizh-IX, entre autres choses.
Le gras c’est la vie.
L’informatique c’est d’la merde.

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