GitLab is an open-source, web-based Git repositories manager with wiki and issue tracking features that can be run on a self-hosted VPS. The purpose of Git is to manage a project, or a set of files, as they change over time. Those files can then be collaborated on and pushed to production in real-time while tracking new versions and code forks. Git stores this information in a data structure called a repository, that is readily accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. Learn more about how to deploy Git for your project and run a self-hosted GitLab VPS.
Ruby on rails has been a popular way to develop web apps for a long time. It has garnered even more popularity in recent years as the base for many well-known applications and websites like Redmine Project Management and Twitter. A lot of developers now use it to make unique and powerful Ruby on Rails web apps. In this Ruby on Rails tutorial we will be taking a deeper look into “What is Ruby on Rails?” along with how to develop your own basic Ruby on Rails web app. First thing’s first, however… What is a web app?
With the advent of online learning softwares, education as an industry has grown substantially over the last several years! Many schools and teachers are looking to start using different Learning Management Software (LMS) to help grow their online academies. Many of these software can become quite expensive, but thanks to TurnKey Linux Open Source apps, there is an effective option! Organizations big and small use Moodle LMS for their open source LMS. Major universities such as the California State University of Northridge have used Moodle in their course development!
The Apache Software Foundation is one of the most venerable open source software houses of the modern era, presiding over a multitude of projects which shape the internet as we know it. One of the most ubiquitous, and equally unappreciated, project is the Apache HTTP server. The Apache web server has been the workhorse of the internet since the mid 90’s, and continues to be one of the top web servers in use to this day. Additionally, use it for highly interactive, moderate user load web pages. As such, you will find it in every major Linux distros repository. So
Many small businesses and start-ups selling a new service or feature need a customized knowledge base for their business. A great way to manage and support such a knowledge base is with a DokuWiki VPS. This is just one of many ways that the Cloud can help small Businesses.
A self-hosted VPS is a great way to run software and applications from the cloud. Thanks to Turnkey Linux Appliances, one-click install options take all of the manual work out of installing packages on a bare-metal Linux environment. A Turnkey Linux VPS is easy to use, and they allow for users to create powerful, customizable solutions that are completely open source. Read on to see how Turnkey Linux apps can help you achieve your goals in any niche market.
Most businesses may want to opt for an Open Source CRM. However, there is only one open source CRM that competes with more expensive options. SugarCRM is hands down the best option for almost any company looking to grow! It is backed by a large community of developers. It comes with a vast library of SugarCRM themes and SugarCRM plugins. And thanks to SkySilk’s use of Turnkey Linux, you can get SugarCRM hosting!
When using a VPS, one rather undermentioned use case is the ability to run a full desktop environment on your virtual machine via Remote Desktop Protocol. Linux desktop environments can be a fantastic way to boost and streamline your productivity. The use of a Linux GUI is an exceptional way to help increase output. We’re going to take a look at our 3 top picks for Linux desktop environments to run on a VPS.
Simple Invoices is an open source invoice maker with a wide variety of free invoice templates. It provides freelancers, non-profits, and small business a user-friendly way to bill customers and track invoices. It’s for people who don’t want the hassle of larger accounting programs, such as GNU Cash, Quicken, or Quickbooks. Simple Invoices is a web-based invoicing system developed by the community for the community. It helps users create quick and nice looking invoices without having to set up too much. Install the software, enter a biller, a customer, and go nuts creating invoices!
A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is a must-have when browsing the internet in 2017. The fight for Net Neutrality continues to blur the lines about what ISPs are allowed to do with users’ data, and as a result, securing individual browsing history is becoming a bigger concern than ever before. See how an OpenVPN Server, specifically an OpenVPN Linux Server, can help mask browsing history, can allow users to view content not available in a certain region, and much more.