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Niche FOSS Android apps that are useful
These are some of the apps that I use daily. Suggest yours and I will add it to the list. - [URLCheck]( - Set it as your default browser and quickly analyze links, remove tracking params and more. - [SMS Import/Export]( - SMS Import / Export imports and exports SMS and MMS messages, call logs, and contacts from and to JSON files. - [InnerTube]( - With this app, you're like getting a free music streaming service. You can listen to music from YouTube Music and build your own library. - [Loop Habit Tracker]( - Loop Habit Tracker helps you create and maintain long-term positive habits in your life. - [Coffee]( - Coffee allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. - [Private DNS Quick Settings Toggle]( - Adds a Private DNS quick tile to the Android Quick Settings. (By [ryuko]( - [Noice]( - Noice is an app that allows you to create personalised sound environments. It enables you to combine different sounds at different volume levels to create perfect ambient atmospheres. (By [OsrsNeedsF2P]( - [Organic Maps]( - Open-source, community-driven maps for travelers, tourists, cyclists & hikers based on OSM (By [vxnxnt]( - [Feeder]( - Simple RSS Reader (By [drilly]( - [UntrackMe]( - UntrackMe once set by default to open Twitter, YouTube and Instagram links will transform them into Nitter, Invidious and Bibliogram links and delegate the action to another app (By - [Did I take my meds?]( - Did I Take My Meds? helps keep track of when to take medications. It is designed to help prevent a user from skipping doses and/or overdosing (By [Velveteen](

What are your favorite browser extensions?
What browser extensions do you use that you'd recommend to others? Do you contribute to any FOSS browser extension projects? Are there any non-FOSS extensions that you wish had a sufficient FOSS alternative?

Looking For Open Source File Organization
Hey all. I'm looking for a good (or any) Native Windows tool for general purpose file organization. Basically, something like Piwigo, but for everything instead of just phoots. My hope is for something that indexes files, and provides an interface for categorizing, grouping, navigating, etc, that is more powerful than just "folders". Extra credit if it has native support for cloud repos like Onedrive and can handle versioned files.

cross-posted from: > Hey everyone, > > I just want to present my fork of the Jerboa app, to backport it for Android 5.0 through 7.x, for anyone that still has older (but not too old) phones. Codenames Lollipop, Marshmellow and Nougat supported. > > Let me know if this is helpful for you, or if there are any major crashes/strange bugs that aren't present on newer devices. > > No guarantees that I will update it but we will see. Thanks, Rentlar

What are your opinions on nostr?
cross-posted from: > It seems like an actually good alternative to activitypub. What are your thoughts?

You host your own service, which can also federate with other Databag nodes. It is Public-Private key based identity (not bound to any blockchain or hosting domain) and End-to-End encrypted (the hosting admin cannot view sealed topics, default unsealed). This is not a service for finding friends in your contact list. You, or your organisation, hosts the service, and has completely private and secure chatting amongst yourselves. Another use-case may be if you are visiting a foreign country which blocks many public messenger services. This app would connect back to your private server, which is very unlikely to have been blocked. See #technology #opensource #privacy #selfhosted

Looking for FOSS that would help me schedule my work shifts
I work shifts which rotate on a five week plan (I dont know why) It would be great if I could find software that could track the five week cycle and tell me what week Im on and what my shifts for that week are. Does anyone know of anything like that?

Apache Guacamole: Open-Source Self-Hosted Remote Access Gateway To Access Various Computers With Just A Browser
To normally access say two Raspberry Pi's, maybe a remote virtual private server, a media machine in the sitting room, etc you'd probably use SSH from a terminal, as well as say a VNC Viewer, and maybe more applications. And you'd have to do that from the admin machine you've set it all up on. With Apache Guacamole gateway setup, you'd just use your browser to log in to Apache Guacamole, and from there click on which machine you'd like to access remotely, whether by SSH, VNC, or RDP. The effort is done once to set up the configurations, but after that you can access via the gateway from any location, or even grant others access. So you are not tied to one admin machine that has all your remote access applications configured (big bonus if you are remote or travelling, as you just need a browser to access Apache Guacamole). See #technology #opensource #remoteaccess #selfhosted

Open Source Low Tech develops cheap, easy to build, and open source infrastructure solutions
cross-posted from: > " My name is Daniel Connell. I prototype and develop basic technologies which anyone can make using recycled materials and simple tools. > > The aim is for everyone everywhere to be able to build and maintain their own infrastructure; producing their own energy, food, clean water, communications, and anything else they need."

Since [ThePhoenixFire]( was looking for something like this I decided to spend a few nights to write and test out a checklist app for Android. Now it's done. It's GPLv3 licensed and it's my gift to the open-source community. Feel free to try it out, fork it, do whatever, provide any feedback via message or a Github issue.

Secure backup alternative?
Can anyone recommend a secure, open source, offsite backup setup with client-side encryption? The way I'm set up now, I have certain folders on my QNAP NAS automatically backup to Backblaze. Which is fine, except that the QNAP encryption scheme is proprietary and Backblaze is also proprietary (I've had a good experience with the latter, tho). I find the QNAP in general kind of hard to use, but it's what I've got at the moment. I was contemplating using Cryptomator, either with BB or something else, though I'm not exactly sure how to set it up. So what do people think? Would another setup be slightly better? If it ain't broke . . . ?

Supported devices are Android/Google TV; Nvidia Shield; Android-based TV boxes; Amazon FireTV.

Windows screen recorder?
My youngest son wants to capture gameplay for his YouTube channel.

Any hero collectors on fdroid?
Like gacha games like afk arena, epic 7, genshin impact

Looking for a simple checklist app for android
Optionally Ideally it has 0 online features. A checklist for when I'm leaving the house for the day to make sure I have everything Paper checklists - I have to write out a new checklist every time and that really adds up as a time commitment, so being able to clear the checklist somehow is mandatory.

FOSS App Store for iOS?
I've been hearing a lot about Apple being forced to allow sideloading on iPads and iPhones in Europe, which of course opens up opportunities for developers to use non-WebKit browser engines and to use non-permissive software licenses (such as the GPL), as they are no-longer restricted by the App Store. Mozilla and Google are currently working on versions of Firefox and Chrome with Gecko and Blink, respectively; but I have so far heard nothing about a dedicated FOSS store, in the same vein as F-Droid. Does anyone know if anybody's working on anything, or if we're just going to be using AltStore and Cydia, like in the old days?

*"We’ve done a lot of looking over our shoulders at OpenAI. Who will cross the next milestone? What will the next move be?* *But the uncomfortable truth is, we aren’t positioned to win this arms race and neither is OpenAI. While we’ve been squabbling, a third faction has been quietly eating our lunch.* *I’m talking, of course, about open source..."*

KeePassXC Audit Report – KeePassXC
Audit report (PDF): [KeePassXC 2.7.4 Review by Zaur Molotnikov](

No bullshit...and works great

Foss white noise generator
All radios are white noise generators, just tune it to a station that doesn't exist Catch me prior at the istore running white noise apps with adverisiments

There is a Newpipe fork with a sponsorblock strap on
It's on GitHub To turn it on, you have to whisper into it's settings

Original source: [Python-based compiler achieves orders-of-magnitude speedups]( Source repository: [exaloop/codon at GitHub](

Fasting App
Is there a FOSS fasting tracking app that can be used for IF tracking?

Recoll; how to add a file to skip?
The manual says add ".*" to stop it from indexing hidden directories, but in preferences > index settings, there is no text entry option to add that. I can add specific directories to it as long as they are clickable

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