arkOS is a software stack designed to make the installation and management of self-hosted services such as email, web servers, or a private cloud easy and intuitive. arkOS focuses on saving data on user-owned hardware and currently supports Raspberry Pi, Cubieboard, and BeagleBone as platforms.
The arkOS software stack encompasses a number of different projects:
- A Linux distribution that handles setup onto a supported device through a custom installer
- A repository manager
- Genesis, a graphical server management tool
arkOS underwent a successful crowdfunding campaign in December 2013 and is still being actively developed.
- Static HTML sites
- WordPress sites
- Email server
- SSH server
- Calendar and contacts hosting
- Syncing files across several arkOS devices
- File shares via SMB
- Application marketplace