THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR:)
A search engine for #peertube
"PeerTube Index is a centralized search engine for PeerTube videos. We run a crawler that visits PeerTube instances to find videos and new instances. All found videos are made searchable by their name. We exclude videos marked as Not Safe For Work (NSFW) for now.
This site is not affiliated to Framasoft, the maintainer of the PeerTube software. "
@unicornfarts Thanks to this, I'm now able to search for content then use the url results to add via the fediverse search in my single-user peertube instance. I now have an aggregate view of all my followed content in one place without all the other crap that comes with over jealous "free speech"
I just mean the extreme crap.
@LPS Now I must try to fit in setting up a peertube instance as part of my selfhost-all-the-things project. Ugh. I can't afford all the vps space. Going to have to move to a house that has better net access.
@unicornfarts yeah, my internet connection is not too fast but not slow - 50mbps and best of all no data cap. Which allows me to host everything at home from an old PC. I sound like a broken record but, yunohost is the best and easiest solution for all things self-hosted.
@spla you may be able to reach out to @chocobuzz (peertube developer) he'd likely have a better idea of who's behind this, I think.
@hairylarry I'm happy to report that there is no need for instances to be included on public lists. I just found a channel that I'm not even able to follow via global search:) Of course private videos remain private but public videos can be found.
Framasoft will be delighted to kmow this.. After they started supporting global search, they mentioned they want to make a website like this. But they'll also make it free software so that others can make such indexing websites too.
@redstarfish I agree, I stumbled on this by a lucky DDG search for peertube index when setting up global search on my instance...I couldn't believe it:)
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