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  • linkding

    Self-hosted bookmark service

    I selfhost linkding ( and I'm very happy with it because it got browsers plugins (firefox & chrome) so adding something to it is extremely quick (literally a couple of clicks)

  • LinkAce

    Your self-hosted bookmark archive. Free and open source.

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  • buku

    :bookmark: Personal mini-web in text

    This might be an unpopular opinion, but I stopped using many online cloud services because they get shut down or acquired by a big fish. Instead, I am using buku[1], a command-line utility to store, tag, search and organize bookmarks on a Linux desktop. But, it should work on any OS due to Python. All I have to do is backup a single ~/.local/share/buku/bookmarks.db SQLite file.


  • Wallabag

    wallabag is a self hostable application for saving web pages: Save and classify articles. Read them later. Freely.

  • Shaarli

    The personal, minimalist, super-fast, database free, bookmarking service - community repo

  • Shiori

    Simple bookmark manager built with Go

    My favourite self hosted option so far because it's fairly minimal but does offline archiving:

    - Shiori (

  • ArchiveBox

    🗃 Open source self-hosted web archiving. Takes URLs/browser history/bookmarks/Pocket/Pinboard/etc., saves HTML, JS, PDFs, media, and more...

  • 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 🚀.

  • web-archives

    Browser extension for viewing archived and cached versions of web pages, available for Chrome, Edge and Safari

    Internet archive is possible with regular bookmarks too, using extensions like web-archives

  • omnom

    A webpage bookmarking and snapshotting service

    you should try omnom, v1 has been created when was sold. it has been revamped into a v2 earlier this year:

    distinguishing features: selfhosted, in-browser-snapshots-as-currently-rendered for archival and against linkrot.

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