Minimalist self hosted apps

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  • rss

    A simple twitter-feed-style RSS aggregator written in PHP, Laravel, Inertia.js, Tailwind and Vue.js

    RSS aggregator/reader:

  • miniflux-filter

    Filter for miniflux - "mark as read" all unwanted articles.

    you may like or find it useful to complement your miniflux with a filtering solution:

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • dufs

    A file server that supports static serving, uploading, searching, accessing control, webdav...

    Dufs -

  • nimforum

    Lightweight alternative to Discourse written in Nim

    NimForum -

  • microbin

    A tiny, self-contained, configurable paste bin and URL shortener written in Rust.

    Microbin -

  • hurlurl

    A load balancing link shortener

  • croc

    Easily and securely send things from one computer to another :crocodile: :package:

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    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • gatus

    ⛑ Automated developer-oriented status page

  • vigil

    🚦 Microservices Status Page. Monitors a distributed infrastructure and sends alerts (Slack, SMS, etc.). (by valeriansaliou)

  • Plume

    Federated blogging application, thanks to ActivityPub (now on — this is just a mirror)

  • mailbag

    A simple plaintext email send app based on Laravel

    I also maintain a fairly minimal, as far as options/alternatives go in this area, email list managing/sending (MailChimp alternative) app:

  • Shiori

    Simple bookmark manager built with Go

    Updated Shiori link:

  • yarr

    yet another rss reader

  • soft-serve

    A tasty, self-hostable Git server for the command line🍦

    soft-serve. I don't understand the use case for massive web UIs for personal git repositories.

  • minmon

    MinMon - an opinionated minimal monitoring and alarming tool

    I'd also like to mention one of my own babies: MinMon. It's a minimalistic monitoring and alarming tool. I wrote it because the alternatives felt too heavy.

  • Atheos

    A self-hosted browser-based cloud IDE, updated from Codiad IDE

    Atheos - lightweight web IDE

  • troddit

    A web client for Reddit with authenticated logins and a variety of browsing options

    Troddit - Reddit web client

  • SFTPGo

    Fully featured and highly configurable SFTP server with optional HTTP/S, FTP/S and WebDAV support - S3, Google Cloud Storage, Azure Blob

    sftpgo - SFTP server

  • semaphore

    Modern UI for Ansible

    Semaphore - CI/CD for Ansible

  • WatchYourLAN

    Lightweight network IP scanner with web GUI

    WatchYourLAN - network IP scanner

  • git-syr

    Sync Your Repos - pull or push your git repos regularly. For dotfiles backups or note taking in git repo

    git-syr - Sync Your Repos (automatic pull and push every N minutes)

  • syncthing-android

    Wrapper of syncthing for Android.

    Syncthing - file synchronization

  • rustdesk

    Virtual / remote desktop infrastructure for everyone! Open source TeamViewer / Citrix alternative.

    RustDesk - TeamViewer alternative

  • CoreDNS

    CoreDNS is a DNS server that chains plugins

    CoreDNS - DNS server

  • watchtower

    A process for automating Docker container base image updates.

    Watchtower - auto update Docker containers

  • Caddy

    Fast and extensible multi-platform HTTP/1-2-3 web server with automatic HTTPS

    Caddy - web server with automatic HTTPS

  • october

    Wake-on-lan webapp - 🎵 Wake me up, when september ends 🎵 (by bltavares)

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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