arkOS: build your Cloud with a  Raspberry Pi

arkOS: build your Cloud with a Raspberry Pi

Recently I’ve discovered this project that has great ambitions: arkOS is an open-source platform for securely self-hosting your online life. Everything started from the founder Jacob Cook and the CitizenWeb Project he founded. It’s designed to run on a Raspberry Pi – a super-low-cost single board computer – and ultimately will let users, even of [...]

Open Source Is Useless - Without Hardware

Open Source Is Useless – Without Hardware

Article from Tcat Houser editor-in-chief of TRCBNews.com. You might not have noticed that the $35 computer, Raspberry Pi has exceeded 1 million units shipped. Further, they have production volumes cranked up to the point where you can order more than one unit. In early March this year Raspberry Pi signed a deal with Sony to [...]

Book review: Puppet 3 Cookbook

Book review: Puppet 3 Cookbook

I recently read this book and I must say that it was really interesting and inspiring while preparing a new solution with Puppet 3, as the abstract say Puppet 3 Cookbook is written in a Cookbook style, showing you how to set up and expand your Puppet infrastructure. It not only gives you everything you [...]

Top 6 Open Source Shopping Carts solutions

Top 6 Open Source Shopping Carts solutions

Based on the article of Ricky Bracken Starting an online business can be a daunting task. Once you determine the products or services to sell online you must then select the method to reach the customer and collect payment. As an online merchant your can choose to sell on one of the community based web portals [...]

The Race Is Over, Open Source Has Won. Sorta.

Article from Tcat Houser editor-in-chief of TRCBNews.com. Philosophies on how to approach things in life, for example Open Source Versus Closed, run in cycles. In the 1970s hobbyists would be carefully typing BASIC code from there enthusiast magazine. Commodore, Apple or the highest podge of C/PM machines. Open Source went out of fashion (relatively speaking) [...]