Carla Schroder

ownCloud: The cloud sharing service you control

This service is still a little rough around the edges, but it allows you to share files and data without entrusting your information to a third party. Check out this bundle of tips, tricks, and unknown features to get the most out of...

Don't buy that security software!

First check out these 12 excellent free, open source personal security apps for PCs and mobile devices (and one for dirt cheap).

Open source medicine puts health above profits

There is an open source revolution brewing in health care where noble motivations prevail over profit.

16 ultimate SSH hacks

So you think you know OpenSSH inside and out? Test your chops against this hit parade of 16 expert tips and tricks.

Crash course: Embedded programming with Arduino

Demand for embedded programming is growing like crazy, so anyone looking for some job security might consider becoming an ace embedded programmer. It helps to have some programming experience, but even raw beginners can get started...

4 strange places to find open source

Open source is about more than code: it's about unlocking all possibilities. Here are four unusual projects made possible by open source.

Crash course: Virtualization with KVM on Ubuntu Server

KVM is the up-and-coming enterprise virtualization contender. It's lean, mean, fast, and runs unmodified guest operating systems with ease. In this crash course we get KVM up and running on Ubuntu Server, install multiple guests,...

Open source jobs: What's hot, where to look, what to learn

Some of the best career opportunities today are in open source, and your imagination is the only thing that stands between you and success in this hot market.

Crash course: How to make a website with Drupal

Drupal is an amazing content management system that can build pretty much any Web site you want it to -- if you can figure out how. Follow along as I remake my personal Web site,, using Drupal.

Crash course: Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

Canonical's Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) revolutionizes setting up your own cloud infrastructure, bundling everything you need in a sleek integrated package for free.

Crash course in PostgreSQL, part 2

This crash course in PostgreSQL explains how to populate table structures with data.

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