Self-Hosted LAN Matrix/Synapse Server

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  • dendrite

    Dendrite is a second-generation Matrix homeserver written in Go!

    You could also try dendrite, it's also an official server implementing the matrix protocol but it's way lighter and seem easier to setup. It's still not a full replacement of synapse because it lack some features but for a private usage it should be more than enough

  • The Lounge

    💬 ‎ Modern, responsive, cross-platform, self-hosted web IRC client

    Anyway, if it's all local and plain text, IRC is pretty easy. Bread and butter is group chat, but easy enough to private message as well. ergo ( is very easy to get going on the server side. And TheLounge ( is a mobile friendly web client that you can have users authenticate against. Very easy to configure with a SDN like ZeroTier, Nebula, etc.

  • Zigi

    The context switching struggle is real. Zigi makes context switching a thing of the past. It monitors Jira and GitHub updates, pings you when PRs need approval and lets you take fast actions - all directly from Slack!

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