HomeBox For Home Organisation (Open Source, Self-Hosted)

Daniel Rosehill
Feb 14, 2024


HomeBox hosted as a container on a Synology NAS.

Use case:

Simplified inventory management intended for home users.


  • QR code generation for each “level” of the system (locations, assets)
  • Locations and assets can be nested
  • Can append photographs to items
  • Record serial numbers, model numbers, warranty details


  • Create accurate inventories for insurance and accounting purposes
  • Instantaneous search
  • Lightning fast over the LAN. Remote access available through VPN, reverse proxy, or hosting on public-facing infrastructure.
Homebox container running on a Synology NAS



Daniel Rosehill

Daytime: writing for other people. Nighttime: writing for me. Or the other way round. Enjoys: Linux, tech, beer, random things. https://www.danielrosehill.com