Do It Open Source

Do It Open Source is an initiative to create a community of people willing to share their knowledge and project they build under open source license.

Do you have a project to share ? do not hesitate to create an account, if not already done, and share your project with the community.

Do you have a subject you would like to share ? do not hesitate to do it in the forum.


If you do it yourself: If you share it:
  • You save money
  • You save the world
  • You enjoy doing it
  • You get in touch with people with the same passion
  • You educate others
  • You get recognized​

QNAP backup with CrashPlan

I do have a QNAP since a while. Over the time, I upgraded to larges system and I'm now using a 6 slots TVS-663 with §6Gig RAM. Why a so big machine ? I'm storing all my data on it, such as photos, official documents, scan of paper, work, etc. as well as running virtual machines. Even so my QNAP is configured with RAID, I'm hesitant to let all my precious data in only one place. What happens if my house burns or if I get stolen or vandalized ?


I've been rather busy these days and did not work on the web site a lot sad. However, I updated the router table project and added some pictures.

The good news is I have plenty of idea for new project smiley. I will add them to the site soon.

3d printer tip and trick

A 3D printer is not as easy to use as advertisement are telling. When I got my uDelta, I faced (and continue to face) issues I'm trying to solve. I'm sure that others are facing or faced the same issues: that's why I'm publishing my experiences.


Temperature is a tricky part to adjust. It depends on the material, but also from the geometry of the head of the extruder. If the temperature sensor is not closed to the extruder nozzle, you have to take the potential losses into account and increase the temperature set.

Open source development tool

This is an attempt to list tools that can help in development of open source systems. The list is far from complete and will be updated over the time.

As this is an huge subject, please feel free to inform us if you know about something that is not in this list: we will keep it up to date accordingly.

Open source ERP

ERP is the abbreviation of Enterprise Resource Planning. In other works, it is the system that is supposed to managed all aspects of the life of a company. There are large professional ERPs, such as SAP, Oracle, or Microsoft Dynamics, but all these systems are by far too expensive for small or even medium size companies.

This is an attempt to enumerate the Open Source ERPs I discovered on the web. The list is not complete anf will evolve as long as I discover new one.

Open source SCADA

SCADA stands Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition. It it a system that allow to measure and control process such as chemical production, gaz turbine or also a home.

This page is an attempt to enumerate open source SCADA systems. The list below is not complete and will be improved over the time.

Open source home automation

Wikipedia defines Home Automation as follow:

Home automation is the residential extension of building automation. It is automation of the home, housework or household activity. Home automation may include centralized control of lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), appliances, security locks of gates and doors and other systems, to provide improved convenience, comfort, energy efficiency and security.This is an attempt to enumerate open source home automation systems. The list below is not complete and will be improved over the time.

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