Shell Privacy

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Top 20 Shell Privacy Projects

  • GitHub repo Paperwork

    Paperwork - OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep

  • GitHub repo autoVPN

    Create On Demand Disposable OpenVPN Endpoints on AWS.

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

  • GitHub repo block

    Let's make an annoyance free, better open internet, altogether!

    Project mention: unbound-adblock in pfSense? | | 2022-01-19

    I just download a preformatted list from EnergizedProtection and include it in Unbound's options.

  • GitHub repo HiddenVM

    HiddenVM — Use any desktop OS without leaving a trace.

    Project mention: Whats a feature that you guys would want in future tails versions? | | 2021-05-23

    It is possible to do it safely using this : HiddenVM

  • GitHub repo hblock

    Improve your security and privacy by blocking ads, tracking and malware domains.

    Project mention: Self Hosted Ad Blockers? | | 2022-01-14

    Depending on what you're trying to accomplish, you can also load the blocklists directly onto your hosts. For example, hblock ( has a few scripts to format its blocklist for your platform. The StevenBlack list's github page has instructions for adding to a range of platforms and links to several hosts/blocklist managers ( You can also point your router at an adblocking public DNS such as (free) or (might cost). Lastly, depending on what router you run, you could load the host lists directly onto the router.

  • GitHub repo rhasspy

    Offline private voice assistant for many human languages

    Project mention: Ask HN: Private Alternatives to Alexa? | | 2021-12-14
  • GitHub repo 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
  • 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.

  • GitHub repo no-google

    Completely block Google and its services

    Project mention: Friday of recommendations!! | | 2021-11-06

    Once Adguard is installed you can use it together with nextdns. It would be the easiest way. Or you could install Adguard and use This list. You must add it as a custom list.

  • GitHub repo 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 )

  • GitHub repo ataraxia

    Simple and lightweight source-based multi-platform Linux distribution with musl libc.

    Project mention: Ataraxia Linux - musl libc distro using LLVM/Clang! | | 2021-05-18
  • GitHub repo Vanadium

    Privacy and security enhanced releases of Chromium for GrapheneOS. Vanadium provides the WebView and standard user-facing browser on GrapheneOS. It depends on hardening in other GrapheneOS repositories and doesn't include patches not relevant to the build targets used on GrapheneOS.

    Project mention: Google Issues Warning For 2 Billion Chrome Users | | 2021-08-22

    Vanadium, UGC, Vivaldi and some others are also not affected.

  • GitHub repo archtorify

    Transparent proxy through Tor for Arch Linux OS

    Project mention: Interesting title | | 2021-11-15

    tor is good and all but it's actually not as secure as it might seem, whoever controls the exit node controls the traffic, if you're using arch linux you can use something like this to make sure your session is secure

  • GitHub repo energizedprotection

    Energized Protection Magisk Module.

    Project mention: It's foolish to think open source isn't possible on Android. | | 2022-01-01

    Energized Protection is a database of websites to block using the hosts file. Check out its official repository for more information.

  • GitHub repo ipfs-chat

    Real-time P2P messenger using go-ipfs pubsub. TUI. End-to-end encrypted texting & file-sharing. NAT traversal.

    Project mention: Is there a real serverless working example of pubsub usage? | | 2021-10-17

    ipfs-chat: This is not a webapp, but a terminal-based end-end encrypted chatroom, private messaging and file-sharing application that is fully server/broker-less [not requiring any rendezvous server, except of course go-ipfs's default bootstrap nodes] and relies completely on the IPFS-pubsub and IPNS-pubsub.

  • GitHub repo pDNSf-Hosts-collection

    My personalized Hosts file collection of various sources, cleaned and optimized specially for pDNSf

    Project mention: What lists would stop these? | | 2021-02-19 not found, did you mean That is found in these lists;

  • GitHub repo ungoogled-chromium-void

    Ungoogled Chromium template and builds for Void Linux (by DAINRA)

    Project mention: Ungoogled Chromium for Void Linux (Built From Source) | | 2021-09-28
  • GitHub repo PipeCatTurbo

    PipeCat - but better. And written in bash!

    Project mention: I made a Bash script that lets you watch Youtube videos or listen to music from dmenu. It supports audio only mode, shuffling and local playlists. It scrapes all the info from an Invidious instance, so it's also better for your privacy. | | 2021-10-27
  • GitHub repo vids

    🔍 🔘 ⏯️ 🔁 - search for videos to play from and other platforms...

    Project mention: What tools / utilities have you written that you use regularly? | | 2021-09-17

    no this is my own script vids,

  • GitHub repo LinuxHostsGenerator

    Project mention: My First Script: LinuxHostsGenerator | | 2021-09-30

    echo "#This hosts file is created with LinuxHostsGenerator\n#\n\n\n\n127.0.0.1 localhost\n127.0.1.1 $(hostname)\n::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback\nfe00::0 ip6-localnet\nff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix\nff02::1 ip6-allnodes\nff02::2 ip6-allrouters\n\n$(cat hosts)" > hosts

  • GitHub repo idgit

    /ˈɪdʒɪt/ - A 📇 rolodex for your git config. Never push your work email to your personal repo again!

    Project mention: Meet idgit - I was tired of accidentally authoring my commits to my personal repos under my work email, so I wrote a minimal config, pure bash program to replace global config while still being convenient | | 2021-02-12
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 2022-01-19.

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

Project Stars
1 Paperwork 7,842
2 autoVPN 1,965
3 block 1,895
4 HiddenVM 1,286
5 hblock 901
6 rhasspy 852
7 wireguard-manager 779
8 no-google 772
9 easy-wg-quick 648
10 ataraxia 278
11 Vanadium 225
12 archtorify 122
13 energizedprotection 64
14 ipfs-chat 54
15 pDNSf-Hosts-collection 16
16 ungoogled-chromium-void 13
17 PipeCatTurbo 13
18 vids 7
19 LinuxHostsGenerator 0
20 idgit 0
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