Tripwire, an excellent tool for protecting Linux file filesystems.
Openness tends to erode the power of arbitrary power points in a system (i.e. gatekeepers), and in many cases that leads to a better outcome for society writ large.
The following operating systems have been designed to help you be anonymous on the Internet, they come with Tor, encryption and lots of countermeasures that stop online tracking.
openmediavault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins.
Based on reviews and automated analysis, the best security tools are collected on this page. This list is populated with tools that are publicly available (open source software). It is updated and ranked weekly.
wger Workout Manager is a free, open source web application that manages your exercises, workouts and nutrition.
Mastodon, a distributed, open-source version of Twitter, is almost identical to the platform it’s based on, but with key differences: posts can run 500 characters rather than 140, and users can make individual posts private.
SimpleScreenRecorder is a Linux program to record your screen.
Vimwiki is a personal wiki for Vim -- a number of linked text files that have their own syntax highlighting.
Nonfree (proprietary) software is very often malware (designed to mistreat the user). Nonfree software is controlled by its developers, which puts them in a position of power over the users; that is the basic injustice. These are instances where proprietary software is dishonest or conceals deception or trickery.
Tox is free and open source, encrypts messages, uses a P2P network to relay messages, and has clients for a wide range of platforms, including mobile devices.
Grav is a modern open source flat-file CMS.
BicBucStriim provides web-based access to your e-book collection by displaying what is stored in your Calibre library.
Pinry is a self-hosted open source version of sites like Pinterest or Wookmark that gives you full control of your pins. These sites are great for sharing and interacting with other people but if something goes wrong or the service shuts down you lose everything. Pinry allows you to host your own board knowing that it will always be there.
Skype is proprietary and demonstrably insecure. Ring does not have a centralized server and nodes do not store call information.
Linux tools that allow you to encrypt your flash drives with ease.
Most developers aren’t impressed by the ease of use of wireless protocols – they were originally invented by large corporations and heavily patented, which blocked individual developers from innovation. Fortunately, this is about to change. Thanks to inexpensive open source software-defined radios (SDRs), innovators will now be able to design their own wireless protocols.
The open source initiative to create a JSON-based standard for resumes.
Free multi-platform database tool for developers, SQL programmers, database administrators and analysts. Supports all popular databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Teradata, MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc.
A community college reform group has selected a handful of schools to develop degree programs using open-source materials in place of textbooks, an initiative that could save students as much as $1,300 a year. Research suggests the use of free open-access materials can significantly reduce costs and contribute to better grades, higher course completion and faster degree completion.