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  • Gitprep

    Portable GitHub system into your own server

    GitPrep - see Gitea explanation

  • Klaus

    docker run klaus / pip install klaus — the first Git web viewer that Just Works™.

    Klaus - See Gitea explanation


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  • Zammad

    Zammad is a web based open source helpdesk/customer support system

    Zammad - Geared towards helpdesk

  • docsify

    🃏 A magical documentation site generator.

    *Leantime - Competitor to OP? Updated recently, uses Docsify, no demo :(

  • ZenTao

    Zentao is a lifecycle management for agile projects and open source!

    ZenTao - Commercial use, Free, Demo works great

  • Microgit

    Git hosting service made in Crystal and Lucky

    Microgit - See Gitea explanation

  • partypoker

    Party Poker - Uhhhh what the heck is this?

  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • UVDesk

    UVdesk Opensource Community Helpdesk Project built for all to make a Full Ticketing Support System along with many more other features.

    UVDesk - Looks good, no demo, free pricing, no custom ticket pricing under free version

  • Re:Backlogs

    Re:Backlogs is an Open Source Project Management Tool.

    Re:Backlogs - Demo doesn't work; looks like a simple tracker system, based on redmine

  • omgnata

    Self-hosted TODO list webapp.

    todoMini - Not a bug tracker, too simple

  • Kanbana

    Kanbana allows you to create boards to track users and projects from flat markdown files using Kanban boards.

    Kanbana - not any better than planka or kanboard

  • roundup

    hackun-official mirror of -- used for CI. Please visit for finding starter issues or log new issues.

    Roundup Issue Tracker - Interesting, kinda rudimentary GUI, but workable. OpenProject is better

  • Nullboard

    Nullboard is a minimalist kanban board, focused on compactness and readability.

    Nullboard - cool simple project, no bug tracking

  • Review Board

    An extensible and friendly code review tool for projects and companies of all sizes.

    Review Board - no issue tracking

  • Phproject

    A high performance full-featured project management system

    Phproject - Demo no workie with surricata

  • Restyaboard

    Trello like kanban board. Based on Restya platform.

    Restyaboard - interesting, site doesn't work with surricata so nope

  • Task Keeper

    List editor for power users, backed by a self-hosted server

    Task Keeper - nah

  • OpenSupports

    OpenSupports is a simple and beautiful open source ticket system

    OpenSupports - I love the Star Wars theme of the demo :) otherwise; helpdesk

  • taskord

    Taskord - archived project

  • tasks.php

    Easy self-hosted task manager (by lgg-archive)

    tasks.php - Not a bug tracker, too simple

  • Tasks

    Simple tasks & notes manager written in PHP, jQuery and Bootstrap using a custom flat file database. (by m1guelpf)

    Tasks - Not a bug tracker, too simple

  • FreeScout

    FreeScout — Free self-hosted help desk & shared mailbox (Zendesk / Help Scout alternative)

    FreeScout - helpdesk

  • OpenProject

    OpenProject is the leading open source project management software.

    *OpenProject - [OP] the standard I've been comparing things due simply due to having it already running and using it kinda (not a lot), for testing. Where's the stupid demo? Gah. Lame limitations on kaban when self-hosting. Good documentation/guides. Well supported/updated. Relatively customizable; but not overly so it isn't too complicated. There's a path to enterprise features/support/training if management ever wants to pay for stuff.

  • PHP Censor

    PHP Censor is an open source self-hosted continuous integration server for PHP projects.

    PHP Censor - Tests code for you

  • Tracks

    Tracks is a GTD™ web application, built with Ruby on Rails

    Tracks - Not a bug tracker

  • focalboard

    Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

    Focalboard - not bad, no demo; no bug tracking; replaces trello with opensource...duh its better

  • Bugzilla

    Official repository for the Bugzilla bug tracking system. Report bugs to . Main website:

    Bugzilla - Not bad, but I hate the support style this should be 'dev' oriented

  • werf

    A solution for implementing efficient and consistent software delivery to Kubernetes facilitating best practices.

    Werf - um ok

  • Wekan

    The Open Source kanban (built with Meteor). Keep variable/table/field names camelCase. For translations, only add Pull Request changes to wekan/i18n/en.i18n.json , other translations are done at only.

    Wekan - I love huge images on website to prove functionality. Not really for bug tracking.

  • trudesk

    :coffee: :seedling: Trudesk is an open-source help desk/ticketing solution.

    Trudesk - looks interesting; no demo is annoying so I can't tell what it does; project is stagnant

  • Trac

    Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects (mirror)

    Trac - SQL based (literally in the GUI) issue tracker & documentation, not bad, not for me

  • Titra

    titra - modern open source project time tracking for freelancers and small teams

    Titra - website in German, demo didn't load

  • taskwarrior

    Taskwarrior - Command line Task Management

    Taskwarrior - Not a bug tracker, too simple

  • TaskBoard

    A Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. (Don't forget to read the Wiki page!)

    TaskBoard - good simple task machine (kaban? style) no bug tracking

  • Taiga

    Agile project management platform. Built on top of Django and AngularJS

    Taiga - Storage limitation

  • Strider

    Open Source Continuous Integration & Deployment Server

    Stryder - um ok

  • Planka

    The realtime kanban board for workgroups built with React and Redux.

    *Planka - I like this, might be better than taskboard; might work better than ticktick (due to kaban style) idk. no bug tracking

  • CDS

    Enterprise-Grade Continuous Delivery & DevOps Automation Open Source Platform

    CDS - no idea what this is

  • Octobox

    📮Untangle your GitHub Notifications

    Octobox - Too many Github projects? lol

  • Leantime

    Leantime is a lean project management system for innovators. Designed to help you manage your projects from ideation to delivery.

    *Leantime - Competitor to OP? Updated recently, uses Docsify, no demo :(

  • Lazylead

    Eliminate the annoying work within ticketing systems (Jira, GitHub, Trello). Allows automating (without admin access) daily actions like tickets fields verification, email notifications by JQL/GQL, meeting requests to your (or teammates) calendar.

    Lazylead - Good for larger companies/teams, automating PM software (this is an extra)

  • Lavagna

    Lavagna: issue tracker/project management tool

    Lavagna - Java is bad, looks updated recently, no demo, not better than OP

  • Laminar

    Fast and lightweight Continuous Integration (by ohwgiles)

    *Laminar - I like how simple this is

  • Kanboard

    Kanban project management software

    Kanboard - crap ton of plugins, very feature rich it seems; colorful; no demo :(

  • GolangCI

    Central issue tracker for the GolangCI project

    GolangCI - this is cool, but not applicable

  • Gogs

    Gogs is a painless self-hosted Git service

    Gogs - See Gitea explanation

  • Gitlist

    An elegant and modern git repository viewer

    Gitlist - don't need a viewer

  • Gitea

    Git with a cup of tea, painless self-hosted git service

    Gitea - github but self hosted; I hate using github; I suppose it is lack of user knowledge, but I find it frustrating to get to builds not releases all the time on every project

  • drone

    Drone is a Container-Native, Continuous Delivery Platform

    Drone - dunno what this does

  • django-todo

    A multi-user, multi-group todo/ticketing system for Django projects. Includes CSV import and integrated mail tracking.

    django-todo - task oriented not bug/feature oriented; vewwy simple

  • Concourse

    Concourse is a container-based continuous thing-doer written in Go.

    Concourse - too complicated

  • Bumpy Booby

    Simple, responsive and highly customizable PHP bug tracking system.

    Bumpy Booby - website no workie

  • Bonobo Git Server

    Bonobo Git Server for Windows is a web application you can install on your IIS and easily manage and connect to your git repositories. Go to homepage for release and more info.

    Bonobo Git Server - git server, I will need this (or similar) but no bug tracking

  • Scout APM

    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

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