Open-source projects categorized as Privacy

Top 23 Privacy Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo awesome-selfhosted

    A list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted on your own servers

    Project mention: Drag-n-drop upload service that has an Apache2 config built in? | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-04-19

    I have looked at a lot of the drag and drop services listed on Awesome self-hosted (https://github.com/awesome-selfhosted/awesome-selfhosted#single-clickdrag-n-drop-upload) but as a sad Apache2 user none of the ones listed have an Apache2 reverse proxy config, all of them are Nginx.

  • GitHub repo Caddy

    Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPS

    Project mention: Writing a reverse proxy in Go | reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-04-18

    You should try https://caddyserver.com/

  • GitHub repo macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide

    Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOS

    Project mention: Any way to securely set up a (new) Mac from the start? | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-03-02
  • GitHub repo hosts

    🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    Project mention: Weird overly masculine coffee...? | reddit.com/r/AskUK | 2021-04-19

    Desktop/Laptop: Steven Black Hosts file + Firefox + UBO

  • GitHub repo Piwik

    Liberating Web Analytics. Star us on Github? +1. Matomo is the leading open alternative to Google Analytics that gives you full control over your data. Matomo lets you easily collect data from websites & apps and visualise this data and extract insights. Privacy is built-in. We love Pull Requests!

    Project mention: Can I have your advice on this high performance issue? Thanks | reddit.com/r/mysql | 2021-04-14

    Take a look at how https://github.com/matomo-org/matomo does it

  • GitHub repo GoAccess

    GoAccess is a real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems or through your browser.

    Project mention: What are you using to analyze/visualize CloudFront logs? | reddit.com/r/aws | 2021-04-19
  • GitHub repo ungoogled-chromium

    Google Chromium, sans integration with Google

    Project mention: ungoogled-chromium extension updater | reddit.com/r/degoogle | 2021-04-20

    Just wanted to check in with a solution to an issue with ungoogled-chromium.

  • GitHub repo Paperwork

    Paperwork - OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep

  • GitHub repo AdGuardHome

    Network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS server

    Project mention: Adguard Home Internet Drops | reddit.com/r/Adguard | 2021-04-17
  • GitHub repo Plausible Analytics

    Simple, open-source, lightweight (< 1 KB) and privacy-friendly web analytics alternative to Google Analytics.

    Project mention: I Wrote an Open Source Analytics Platform in full Javascript in less than 30 Days. | reddit.com/r/javascript | 2021-04-19

    Looks similar to https://plausible.io/ , another cookies user metrics tracking system.

  • GitHub repo Fathom Analytics

    Fathom Lite. Simple, privacy-focused website analytics. Built with Golang & Preact.

    Project mention: nginx | hope this helps someone else | reddit.com/r/PHP | 2021-04-14

    On top of that, Caddy has probably the most concise web server configuration syntax with the Caddyfile (as I gave an example of above). It also has a bunch of features that are uniquely possible with Caddy, like On-Demand TLS, which many SaaS businesses (many of them PHP, like https://usefathom.com/ for example) use to provide a custom domain feature to their customers (e.g. customer configures their domain name with a CNAME to yours, and Caddy can issue a certificate for that domain on the fly during the first TLS handshake to that domain).

  • GitHub repo Gotify

    A simple server for sending and receiving messages in real-time per WebSocket. (Includes a sleek web-ui) (by gotify)

    Project mention: Webhook / Notification to RSS-Feed? Looking for a "Gateway" to push to and read later | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-04-13
  • GitHub repo monero

    Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency

    Project mention: What can be done about the ten confirmation wait? | reddit.com/r/Monero | 2021-04-20

    Would be great to get developer help on switching to tx ids: https://github.com/monero-project/monero/issues/5810

  • GitHub repo Cryptomator

    Multi-platform transparent client-side encryption of your files in the cloud

    Project mention: Dropbox is not secure | reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-04-16

    I recommend something along the lines of gocryptfs, cryfs or cryptomator.

  • GitHub repo degoogle

    A huge list of alternatives to Google products. Privacy tips, tricks, and links.

    Project mention: Alternatives to Google products: Cutting Google out of your life | reddit.com/r/cybersecurity | 2021-03-09
  • GitHub repo dsvpn

    A Dead Simple VPN.

    Project mention: Ask HN: What do you use for your cloud VPN? | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-14

    > WireGuard is a good alternative but requires a surprisingly high amount of configuration

    Not really. It has a bit of a learning curve, but once you get past it it's actually a joy to use.

    But if you want something even simpler, there's https://github.com/jedisct1/dsvpn

  • GitHub repo lesspass

    :key: stateless open source password manager

    Project mention: Is it safe to store my passwords for surfing in firefox (xubuntu) | reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-03-12
  • GitHub repo SparkleShare

    Share and collaborate by syncing with any Git repository instantly. Linux, macOS, and Windows.

  • GitHub repo berty

    Berty is a secure peer-to-peer messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the network

    Project mention: Signal alternatives? | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-04-12

    Berty (waiting for final release)

  • GitHub repo quorum

    A permissioned implementation of Ethereum supporting data privacy

    Project mention: Thoughts? New Louis Vuitton Authentication System (Video On The Original Instagram Post) | reddit.com/r/DesignerReps | 2021-04-12

    Can confirm that LVMH (LV parent company) has been working on blockchain based authentication over the last two years with ConsenSys using ConsenSys's Quorum (open source https://github.com/ConsenSys/quorum) Etherium-based distributed ledger. While most of this is public knowledge, LVMH's new AURA platform, while currently private, has plans to be license out it's tech to competitors (source close to the tech platform).

  • GitHub repo Tutanota makes encryption easy

    Tutanota is an email client with a strong focus on security and privacy that lets you encrypt emails on all your devices.

    Project mention: Search is still broken and I'm done. Paying member for over 2 years but no progress being made. | reddit.com/r/tutanota | 2021-04-19

    Thanks for your feedback. This sounds like you loose the search index. We track this problem here: https://github.com/tutao/tutanota/issues/2453

  • GitHub repo tribler

    Privacy enhanced BitTorrent client with P2P content discovery

    Project mention: Is torrenting more privacy friendly than legal streaming services ? | reddit.com/r/thehatedone | 2021-03-30

    use specialized torrent client: https://www.tribler.org

  • GitHub repo qTox

    qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using the encrypted peer-to-peer Tox protocol.

    Project mention: Anarchist Cookbook 2.0 - Cyber Edition / Life after societal collapse | reddit.com/r/preppers | 2021-04-17
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-20.


What are some of the best open-source Privacy projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 awesome-selfhosted 56,720
2 Caddy 33,078
3 macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide 17,909
4 hosts 17,687
5 Piwik 14,818
6 GoAccess 13,065
7 ungoogled-chromium 11,847
8 Paperwork 7,730
9 AdGuardHome 7,383
10 Plausible Analytics 7,367
11 Fathom Analytics 6,854
12 Gotify 5,695
13 monero 5,677
14 Cryptomator 5,269
15 degoogle 4,855
16 dsvpn 4,823
17 lesspass 4,634
18 SparkleShare 4,558
19 berty 4,422
20 quorum 3,897
21 Tutanota makes encryption easy 3,895
22 tribler 3,576
23 qTox 3,531