Is there an easy to use selfhosted wiki?

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  • Gollum

    A simple, Git-powered wiki with a sweet API and local frontend.

  • TiddlyWiki

    A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Dokuwiki

    The DokuWiki Open Source Wiki Engine

  • distro

    START HERE! This is the Foswiki project "Distribution". It is a monolith repository with the core + default extensions.

  • moin

    MoinMoin Wiki Development (2.0+), unstable, for production please use 1.9.x.

  • Wiki.js

    Wiki.js | A modern and powerful wiki app built on Node.js

  • BookStack

    A platform to create documentation/wiki content built with PHP & Laravel

  • SonarQube

    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.

  • selfhosted-apps-docker

    Guide by Example

    Bookstack ended up being it.

  • Outline

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

    I also have set up, it works but it's a bit of a hassle to install even with docker-compose. Still, it's the best self-hosted alternative to Notion that I've ever used.

  • retype

    Retype is an ✨ ultra-high-performance✨ static site generator that builds a website based on simple text files.

    I recently set up something with and it's quite good.

  • MkDocs

    Project documentation with Markdown.

    Do you need a whole wiki? You could put together a static HTML documentation site with MkDocs.

  • mycorrhiza

    🍄📑 Filesystem and git-based wiki engine written in Go using Mycomarkup as its primary markup language.

  • obsidian-releases

    Community plugins list, theme list, and releases of Obsidian.

    Similar problem but at work. We just gone for and then synced stuff via Onedrive/sharepoint. (Issue, the onedrive client on the Linux users is wiping notes over and over, sadly we wont go over the trial period)

  • awesome-knowledge-management

    A curated list of amazingly awesome articles, people, applications, software libraries and projects related to the knowledge management space

    I could see it working with syncthing. maybe check

  • Trilium Notes

    Build your personal knowledge base with Trilium Notes

  • Mail-in-a-Box

    Mail-in-a-Box helps individuals take back control of their email by defining a one-click, easy-to-deploy SMTP+everything else server: a mail server in a box.

    If you wanted to take the time to read through this PR created by the Mail-in-a-Box maintainer for project migration to 22.04, you could see how the silliness goes on to downstream projects.

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