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Top 23 Privacy Open-Source Projects

  • awesome-selfhosted

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

    Project mention: Seamless transition from old iRedmail to a different email solution? | | 2022-05-28
  • Caddy

    Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPS

    Project mention: Public and Private IP Addresses blocked | | 2022-05-23

    Unable to connect. Also, when I was hosting code-server, I used Caddy to reverse proxy my traffic on localhost:8080 to a domain of my choice. It worked at first, but eventually Eero blocked the domain I was using. When I attempted to proxy it to a different domain, Eero immediately blocked it making me think it has now blacklisted that specific server.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • hosts

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

    Project mention: Blocklist of all Facebook domains (2016) | | 2022-05-28
  • macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide

    Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOS

    Project mention: Ip pulled on TikTok | | 2022-05-26
  • Matomo

    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: Using Matomo on Angular | | 2022-05-03

    If you haven’t heard about Matomo, yet, then you should check this out.

  • 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: Show HN: I built an opensource, privacy-first Google Analytics | | 2022-04-19

    You might take a look at GoAccess [0].

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


  • ungoogled-chromium

    Google Chromium, sans integration with Google

    Project mention: Brave joins Mozilla in declaring Google's First-Party Sets feature harmful to privacy - gHacks Tech News | | 2022-05-24

    Chromium has google's service as default on just about everything. Sure, it may not actively malicious (for now?), but ungoogled chromium ( exists for a reson.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • keepassxc

    KeePassXC is a cross-platform community-driven port of the Windows application “Keepass Password Safe”.

    Project mention: How secure is it to encrypt a file using 7zip? Can nobody really access the files without knowing the password? | | 2022-05-19

    To OP: You're probably not going to want to learn unique, +128-bit passwords for every zip-file, so you might want to have KeepassXC generate those passwords for you (make sure the password entropy is between 128 and 256).

  • AdGuardHome

    Network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS server

    Project mention: How to know if employer tracks? | | 2022-05-26

    Pi-Hole AdGuard either are easy to setup on a rPi or whatever, Docker readily available so you can run it easily on an old machine or w/e

  • Plausible Analytics

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

    Project mention: analytics of matomo y google analytics [discussion &amp; question] | | 2022-05-26
  • Leon

    🧠 Leon is your open-source personal assistant.

    Project mention: What's the biggest missing piece of the puzzle in the self-hosted universe? | | 2022-03-26

    Because there's surely enough software available, right (i.e., Mycroft, Kalliope, DeepSpeech, leon, Jasper, Vosk or Genie)?

  • PySyft

    A library for answering questions using data you cannot see

    Project mention: Just about conspirancy theories... Can you say this guy isn't rigth? | | 2022-04-24

    Something that maybe can help keeping sensor specs secret while still getting critical information out:

  • personal-security-checklist

    🔒 A curated checklist of 300+ tips for protecting digital security and privacy in 2022

    Project mention: What are the "idiot's guide to privacy/cybersecurity" things everyone should know? | | 2022-05-22

    I found this list to be pretty comprehensive

  • Cryptomator

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

    Project mention: new to degoogle | | 2022-05-25

    I'd look into something like Cryptomator ( on top of OneDrive - it's open source and allows you to encrypt your files locally before you sync.

  • Gotify

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

    Project mention: Recommendations for an intranet only (unfederated) chat, for notifications and 2 users | | 2022-05-26

    There is gotify. If ok with going not fully self-hosted, telegram bots are good and simple. You can just use curl to send a message to telegram

  • Fathom Analytics

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

    Project mention: Fathom: Website Analytics Without Compromise | | 2022-05-02
  • monero

    Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency

    Project mention: Failed to parse transaction from blob? | | 2022-05-25

    Here is where the error seems to be occurring in the code:

  • awesome-privacy

    Awesome Privacy - A curated list of services and alternatives that respect your privacy because PRIVACY MATTERS.

    Project mention: pluja/awesome-privacy : Best secure alternatives to popular tools and software; | | 2022-05-28
  • degoogle

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

    Project mention: DeGoogle | | 2022-03-31

    Cutting Google out of your life

  • 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: Offline Communication During the Long March | | 2022-05-23

    First, I'd recommend Berty ( as opposed to Bridgefy due to security concerns and the fact that it is open-source. Berty can function over bluetooth just like Bridgefy, so it'll still work when the cell service goes down (albeit only at a short range).

  • user.js

    Firefox privacy, security and anti-tracking: a comprehensive user.js template for configuration and hardening

    Project mention: How to use this small space here in the image? I can't put anything there. | | 2022-05-28

    Hi! Just a quick heads up to inform you that temporary containers actually doesn't do much for your privacy. I'm quoting Arkenfox's user.js wiki:

  • FreeTube

    An Open Source YouTube app for privacy

    Project mention: Is there any way to bypass the YouTube age restriction? | | 2022-05-26

    Or not use, instead use Invidious (pick and instance), Pipedv ( or FreeTube (

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 2022-05-28.

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

Project Stars
1 awesome-selfhosted 89,216
2 Caddy 40,722
3 hosts 20,802
4 macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide 19,152
5 Matomo 16,384
6 GoAccess 14,717
7 ungoogled-chromium 14,624
8 keepassxc 12,986
9 AdGuardHome 11,570
10 Plausible Analytics 11,195
11 Leon 8,725
12 PySyft 8,122
13 personal-security-checklist 8,096
14 Cryptomator 7,417
15 Gotify 7,366
16 Fathom Analytics 7,059
17 monero 6,987
18 awesome-privacy 6,142
19 degoogle 6,085
20 berty 5,696
21 user.js 5,553
22 whoogle-search 5,442
23 FreeTube 5,317
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