Articles by bob@lxer.com

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Get started with Wekan, an open source kanban board

There seems to be a mad rush at the beginning of every year to find ways to be more productive. New Year’s resolutions, the itch to start the year off right, and of course, an “out with the old, in with the new” attitude all contribute to this. And the usual round of recommendations is heavily biased towards closed source and proprietary software. It doesn’t have to be that way.Here’s the second of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in 2019.read more

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Turn a Raspberry Pi 3B+ into a PriTunl VPN

PriTunl is a fantastic VPN terminator solution that’s perfect for small businesses and individuals who want a quick and simple way to access their network privately. It’s open source, and the basic free version is more than enough to get you started and cover most simple use cases. There is also a paid enterprise version with advanced features like Active Directory integration.read more