Tag: open source

Syncthing – The Open Source BitTorent Sync Alternative

I must say, syncthing looks promising. It’s a peer-to-peer way to store and share files between people and devices. It’s free of charge and cross-platform (for GNU/Linux, Windows, OS X and Solaris – you can even use it on your Raspberry Pi). The setup is fairly fast and easy, the downloaded file to get it

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The Best Productivity Software

This might sound a bit boring for some, but I’m trying to find my favourite productivity applications. Why? I like to take notes, write articles, make to-do lists, organize my data etc. Easy as that. The criteria is as follows: It must be free open source and available for GNU/Linux and/or in the web browser.

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MediaGoblin Is Running a Funding Campaign and Needs Your Help

“MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run”. That way it is a decentralized alternative to for example Flickr and YouTube. They are now launching a pretty cool campaign. It’s worth supporting and checking out. Currently they are running a funding campaign so they can release the 1.0 version of their

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Alternatives to Mainstream Proprietary Software and Services

I will list some online services and different kind of software in this post, with a focus on security and privacy, as alternatives to the mainstream shady software out there (as in NSA backdoors and other annoying stuff). I try to keep freedom and open source in mind, but also decentralization. This list consists of

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