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    Documents frontend - Filestssh (

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    Self-hosted Password Manager based on Laravel 9 + PHP 8 + MySQL 8. Gestor de Contraseñas basado en Laravel 9 + PHP 8 + MySQL 8.

    Password management - Vaultwarden - - KeeWeb (KeyPass) - Password-Manager (

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  • Mayan EDMS

    Free Open Source Document Management System (mirror, no pull request or issues)

  • lodestone

    Personal Document Archiving (DMS, EDMS for Personal/Home Office use)

  • siteinspector

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    The fastest wiki and knowledge base for growing teams. Beautiful, feature rich, and markdown compatible.

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    A supercharged version of paperless: scan, index and archive all your physical documents

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  • BaGet

    A lightweight NuGet and symbol server

    NuGet server - BaGet (

  • Gotify

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    Push notifications + Android app - Gotify (

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    Checkmk - Best-in-class infrastructure & application monitoring

    Monitoring - Zabbix - CheckMk (

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