List of open source alternatives to proprietary software and services


Software that sucks less


Libre github alternative


Guides for a variety of topics

Awesome Open Source

Find Open Source By Searching, Browsing and Combining Topics Across Categories And Projects


Fast and easy search engine. All popular torrent trackers indexed!

Peers Community

Small community of people who work together to support free software and free culture


Book torrent tracker


Alternative Free Identity System

This project represents a minimal blockchain without cryptocurrency, capable of sustaining any number of domain names in a bunch of original alternative zones.


This is a “blog” about anything.

“kill-9 can’t be on a resume because it’s too based”

Based Cooking

Only Based cooking. No ads, no tracking, nothing but based cooking.


A site dedicated to turning internet peasants into Internet Landlords by showing them how to setup websites, email servers, chat servers and everything in between.

Makefile Tutorial by Example

Learn Makefiles With the tastiest examples


Programming Notes for Professionals books

direct links to PDFs

download all:

for b in $(
  # html-xml-utils
  curl -Ls "${url}" \
    | hxnormalize -x \
    | hxselect -cs '\n' 'div.bookContainer a::attr(href)' \
    | sed "s;\(\(.*\)Book\(2\)\?\)/;${url}/\1/\2NotesForProfessionals.pdf;"
  if command -v axel >/dev/null; then
    axel -c    -- "${b}"
    curl -LOC- -- "${b}"

alternative front ends

Overview of alternative open source front-ends for popular internet platforms (e.g. YouTube, Twitter, etc.)


A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services

Lingva Translate

Alternative front-end for Google Translate



Yggdrasil is an early-stage implementation of a fully end-to-end encrypted IPv6 network

i2p "I2P"

The Invisible Internet Project (I2P) is a fully encrypted private network layer. It protects your activity and location.

android "Android"

appmanager "App Manager"

A full-featured package manager and viewer for Android

librera-reader "Librera Reader"

All-Format eBook Reader

k9mail "K-9 Mail"

Full-featured email client (POP3, IMAP, Push IMAP, OpenPGP with OpenKeychain)

OpenKeychain: Easy PGP

PGP key manaement. File encryption, decryption and signing.

calculator "Calculator++"

Scientific calculator with sleek interface and powerful capabilities


Comprehensive application for on-line privacy and security (traffic monitor, DNSCrypt, Tor, Purple I2P)

obsqr "Obsqr"

Lightweight and fast QR code reader

infinity "Infinity"

This is a Reddit client on Android written in Java. It does not have any ads and it features clean UI and smooth browsing experience.

dawn "Dawn for Reddit"

Reddit client that is driven by gestures

greentooth "Greentooth"

Automatic Bluetooth disabler

Greentooth can help you save battery and mitigate the security risks of Bluetooth by automatically turning Bluetooth off when it is no longer needed

kiwix "Kiwix"

Offline Wikipedia reader

libretorrent "LibreTorrent"

Copylefted libre software torrent client

skytube "SkyTube"

A simple and feature-rich YouTube player

newpipe "NewPipe"

Lightweight YouTube frontend

NewPipe does not use any Google framework libraries, or the YouTube API. It only parses the website in order to gain the information it needs. Therefore this app can be used on devices without Google Services installed. Also, you don't need a YouTube account to use NewPipe, and it's FLOSS.

download-navi "Download Navi"

Download Navi is a free and Open Source download manager

kernel-adiutor "Kernel Adiutor"

Manage kernel parameters

feeder "Feeder"

An awesome Free and Open Source RSS Feed reader

twire "Twire"

Free and open Twitch browser and stream player

metro "Metro"

Best material design music player for Android

untrackme "UntrackMe"

Transform Youtube, Twitter & Instagram links to their free and open source alternatives

transistor "Transistor"

Transistor is a bare bones app for listening to radio programs over the internet

quickdic "QuickDic"

Offline translation dictionary

pdf-viewer-plus "Pdf Viewer Plus"

Pdf Viewer Plus is a smooth PDF viewer written in Java

browser-extensions "Browser Extensions (Firefox)"

Privacy Redirect

A simple web extension that redirects Twitter, YouTube, Instagram & Google Maps requests to privacy friendly alternatives

ublock "uBlock Origin"

An efficient blocker add-on for various browsers. Fast, potent, and lean.

sponsorblock "SponsorBlock"

SponsorBlock is browser extension to skip sponsor segments in YouTube videos

foxyproxy "FoxyProxy"

FoxyProxy is an advanced proxy management tool that completely replaces Firefox's limited proxying capabilities

"Dark Reader"

Dark Reader analyzes web pages and aims to reduce the eyestrain while you browse the web


Automatically redirects to user-defined urls on certain pages.

You can specify patterns for pages that should be automatically redirected to other pages.

(like Privacy Redirect but more customizable)