How to host Mastodon on a Cloud Raspberry Pi


The Raspberry Pi team have written up a nice how-to on hosting your own Mastodon instance on a Raspberry Pi 4B. Theirs is hosted in the cloud, but I imagine you could adapt the steps to use your own Pi at home - it would probably be simpler as you likely wouldn’t need to jump through all of the IPv6 hoops they did.

The ongoing emergency at Twitter has made a lot of us take a serious look at social media. After a lot of debate here at Pi Towers, we’ve now spun up our own Mastodon instance. The best thing about it? It’s running on a Raspberry Pi 4 hosted at Mythic Beasts. Last time we talked about Mastodon, we told you why we were doing it. Today’s post talks about how you can join us.

The Official Raspberry Pi Blog