Invoice Ninja is a free and open source invoicing software. Their site provides Invoice Ninja as SaaS (Software as a Service), but if you or your company is more security and privacy minded, it can be hosted on a private server. One major benefit of Invoice Ninja is it’s compatibility with over thirty payment gateways. […]
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With increased concerns regarding internet security, adding additional preventative measures to publicly accessible computers like the one in this Home Server Series is an almost automatic inclusion. Find out how to create a self-signed SSL certificate and force all traffic to be redirected to secure HTTPS from unsecured HTTP.
As we continue with our Home Server series, ownCloud allows the storage of files on our server, but does not have the added benefit of playing media effectively. Plex Media Server provides video, music, and picture playback on any desktop or mobile device. In addition, it is available on XBox, Playstation, Roku, Chromecast and AppleTV. Find […]
BeansBooks is an Open Code cloud accounting web application that is flexible and scales easily. It simplifies accounting while providing insightful reports. Ideal for small to medium sized businesses, read on to find out how to install BeansBooks on an Ubuntu 14.04 computer.
Now that we have the hardware, operating system, and web address, the next step is adding web applications to the server. ownCloud is a personal cloud storage solution similar to Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, or Google Drive. However, instead of having files stored on servers somewhere in the world, they are stored on the server at […]
We have the hardware and operating system. Now we have to make our server accessible outside of our home network. Since many home accounts have a dynamic IP address, it is very difficult to constantly remember what set of numbers is the IP address of your home network. With a dynamic DNS client, instead of […]
The last Home Server article discussed the benefits, functions, and hardware related to setting up a home server. Some of these functions included a file backup system and a media centre. By now you have hopefully selected the appropriate hardware needed to create your home server. The next step is installing the operating system. While […]
With the ubiquity of cloud solutions such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft’s OneDrive, it seems irrelevant to have files stored on a home computer. However, with the new revelations about online privacy and security such as Gmail reading our emails and Facebook conducting psychological experiments on their users, keeping information on a private server […]