Shell Encryption

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Top 18 Shell Encryption Projects

  • setup-ipsec-vpn

    Scripts to build your own IPsec VPN server, with IPsec/L2TP, Cisco IPsec and IKEv2

    Project mention: Amazon Client VPN vs OpenVPN Installed on ec2 instance | | 2022-01-09
  • Bash-Snippets

    A collection of small bash scripts for heavy terminal users

    Project mention: Bash-Snippets: A collection of small bash scripts for heavy terminal users | | 2021-12-17

    I guess this is OK for beginner developers, but for the long-term, I recommend only using repos like this for inspiration, and not for daily use.

    Take a look at this script for example: -- 257 lines, self-update function, tricks for functionality, a few encoding bugs. Instead, if you are sure you have "curl" installed, this entire thing can be made into 1-line script:


  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • openvpn-install

    Set up your own OpenVPN server on Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS or Arch Linux. (by angristan)

    Project mention: [24 Jan 2022] Privacy lovers of India, what are your best tips for online safety & privacy in 2022? | | 2022-01-24
  • docker-ipsec-vpn-server

    Docker image to run an IPsec VPN server, with IPsec/L2TP, Cisco IPsec and IKEv2

    Project mention: Looking for a self hosted vpn on docker arm/v7 and no 3rd party vpn client needed | | 2021-12-12 ..?

  • git-secret

    :busts_in_silhouette: A bash-tool to store your private data inside a git repository.

    Project mention: How do you manage environment variables for apps in production? | | 2022-01-12
  • helm-secrets

    DEPRECATED A helm plugin that help manage secrets with Git workflow and store them anywhere (by zendesk)

    Project mention: HELM SECRETS | | 2021-08-31

    Helm secrets

  • transcrypt

    transparently encrypt files within a git repository (by elasticdog)

    Project mention: git-crypt VS transcrypt - a user suggested alternative | | 2022-01-05
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • wireguard-manager

    ✔️ wireguard-manager enables you to build and manage your own vpn under a minute.

    Project mention: I need help with the .conf files to access my services | | 2022-01-04
  • easy-wg-quick

    Creates Wireguard configuration for hub and peers with ease

    Project mention: Can't acess many websites with jio fiber. Some popular websites work but most other websites aren't loading. | | 2021-09-29

    If you wanna host your own vpn ( with static ip sadly ), try this repo, also Netflix wouldn't work with this method. Host as close as possible ( mumbai )

  • Whonix

    Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It's based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation. DNS leaks are impossible, and not even malware with root privileges can find out the user's real IP.

    Project mention: whonix website isn't working correctly | | 2021-11-27

    i made an issue about it:

  • yubikey-full-disk-encryption

    Use YubiKey to unlock a LUKS partition

    Project mention: How safe is encryption? | | 2021-12-31 or with yubikey 5 will get you going. It is a bit expensive to get two keys (regular and backup), but these can be also used to secure most of the online accounts.


    Lightweight solution for using encrypted passwords in shell scripts

    Project mention: Could someone review this PKGBUILD that I'm going to submit to the AUR? | | 2021-10-19${pkgver}/${pkgname}-${pkgver}.tar.gz

  • helm-secrets

    A helm plugin that help manage secrets with Git workflow and store them anywhere

    Project mention: Thoughts on using git-crypt | | 2022-01-22

    SOPS is great, and there are a lot of GitOps tools that either integrate with SOPS directly or make it relatively painless to integrate into your workflow, e.g. helm-secrets.

  • wg-install

    Wireguard road warrior installer for Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and Fedora

    Project mention: I did it! Wireguard with GCP server! | | 2021-04-27

    I'm surprised that u took someone's time to tell u how to bypass the firewall instead of just googling it 🤔 Ive done in since the moment wireguard went out Here is my autoscript: wg-install

  • archuseriso

    Build Arch Linux iso images, create live usb drives, install on usb drives.

    Project mention: Tips to create bootable arch usb with preinstalled programs(editor, window manager, etc.) | | 2021-10-29

    I will advise you briefly. Edit the profile you like to fit your needs and create your iso. If you need to keep your job.\_persistence.html

  • passage

    Password store and secret manager using age encryption. This is my attempt to replace passwordstore's use of PGP, with age encryption. I am sure there are more elegant ways to accomplish this, but it is working for my purposes. (by chrisswanda)

    Project mention: Clever uses of pass, the Unix password manager | | 2021-12-16

    Here's one I have been playing with with success.

  • File-Locker

    Keep your files obfuscated by locking them with XOR encryption

    Project mention: I made script to lock files using XOR encryption! | | 2021-09-26

    Through making this script, I learned a lot about shell scripting as I rarely use it. Some of the things I learned include how loops and arrays work. The hardest part of this project was converting hex values back into ascii. GitHub Repository: Hope you like it!

  • tpm-km

    yet another pack of scripts for TPM2+Luks

    Project mention: What CLI/TUI programs do you wish existed/were better? | | 2021-10-03
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-01-24.

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What are some of the best open-source Encryption projects in Shell? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 setup-ipsec-vpn 17,213
2 Bash-Snippets 8,611
3 openvpn-install 7,329
4 docker-ipsec-vpn-server 4,419
5 git-secret 2,736
6 helm-secrets 1,148
7 transcrypt 1,097
8 wireguard-manager 790
9 easy-wg-quick 648
10 Whonix 579
11 yubikey-full-disk-encryption 571
12 544
13 helm-secrets 479
14 wg-install 111
15 archuseriso 95
16 passage 11
17 File-Locker 9
18 tpm-km 7
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