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Synapse: Matrix reference homeserver (by matrix-org)


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matrix-org/synapse is an open source project licensed under Apache License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Synapse alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Synapse has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-14.
  • Telegram Now Has Darktable Group | 2021-04-15
    Please don't use centralized and commercialized software for FOSS communication. There are alternatives, Matrix is awesome.
  • Lost access to account
    I recommend looking into Matrix.
  • PingMe: A CLI for sending messages to multiple platforms
    check out and their bridges
  • WhatsApp's new privacy policy is so bad it might be illegal | 2021-04-13
    I've never heard of wire but it looks good, aside from the pricing.

    I'm hoping the future is a migration to a protocol such as Matrix, rather than users endlessly hoping from one product to another until they get sold out.

  • Apple says iMessage on Android ‘will hurt us more than help us’ | 2021-04-13
    If we want true freedom we need a standard that allows messaging across platforms. Something like Matrix.
  • Daycare Reporting App/site
  • In Defense of Signal | 2021-04-11
  • Loss of Faith in Signal | 2021-04-10
    If anyone is looking for an alternative messenger, Matrix is the best - you can have a look at its protocol). Element is the most popular Matrix client, created by the founders of the Matrix organisation, but there are more here. It's completely open and decentralised, and E2EE.
  • What to expect from MobileCoin CEO AMA? Let's take a look at his HackerNews AMA | 2021-04-09
    If we are looking for an alternative to Signal, though, not fully decentralized isn't a new downside- you can just go off the homeserver
  • Self-hosting Matrix
    Hello, I'm planning on hosting a personal Matrix instance for no more than 10 users. However, I have very little prior admin experience and following the Github install process has been very painful to follow (stuck at the Postgres/Reverse proxy parts). Is there a script that automatically installs this for you? For reference this is instance will be hosted on an old PC I have. I also already have a domain name (e.g.
  • Apple declined iMessage for Android in order to keep customers in their ecosystem | 2021-04-08
  • How to reactivate account? | 2021-04-08
    I have previously used Riot/Element with being my homeserver. I deactivated my account and would now like to reactivate it maintaining my original username.
  • Welcome to the new r/nonprofits. I just turned off "archived mode". We're now live.
  • MobileCoin is a censored, Monero wannabe, premined cash-grab from Signal
    This whole MobileCoin release was going to be bad even in the best of cases if they support censorship. But they actively made it even worse with their actions. MobileCoin reflects poorly on Signal, something I have recommended in the past. I will encourage all users to use Matrix instead.
  • Well IRC ain't bad but it's not the same thing as Discord
    Check out matrix