Free (as in freedom), privacy-friendly, lightweight alternatives to Disqus:
- Isso - posativ.org/isso/

- Schnack - schnack.cool/

- Commentics - commentics.com/

- Spirit - spirit-project.com/

- HashOver - github.com/jacobwb/hashover-ne

- Epoch (WordPress) - gopostmatic.com/epoch/

- Lyked (uses Google reCAPTCHA) - lyket.dev/

Show thread

BOINC is free (as in freedom) software that allows you to contribute to research in medicine, mathematics, astronomy and physics. The BOINC application simply downloads science assignments and runs them in the background. It's available on Linux, macOS, Windows and Android.

Read more: boinc.berkeley.edu

Weblate - free (as in freedom) web-based translation platform. It's a libre alternative to widely used proprietary Crowdin. There are over 1500 projects.

Read more: weblate.org

Liberapay - free (as in freedom) alternative to Patreon. With Liberapay you could easily support creators of the software you use. At the moment it supports 33 currencies and is available in 19 languages.

Read more: liberapay.com

Free (as in freedom) alternatives to proprietary git services (GitHub, BitBucket, Sourceforge...):
- - codeberg.org
- - gitea.io
- - notabug.org
- - savannah.gnu.org for GNU projects and savannah.nongnu.org for non-GNU projects.
- - launchpad.net

By the way, in my opinion using proprietary git services to share free software projects is idiotic.

Silence - free (as in freedom) replacement for you default SMS/MMS app. All messages are encrypted locally (if your phone is lost or stolen text messages are safe) and if you send SMS/MMS to other Silence users it will be sent encrypted.

Read more: silence.im

Jami - free (as in freedom) alternative to Skype. Main features:
- Video and audio calls and text messaging
- Conferences
- Screen sharing
- End-to-end encryption
- You can use it anonymously
- Cross-platform

Read more: jami.net

Maemo Leste - free (as in freedom) Devaun-based (systemd-free) OS for mobile devices. By default it hasn't non-free packages. As UI it use finger-friendly Hildon. You can test Maemo Leste in virtual machine: leste.maemo.org/Virtual_Machin

Read more: maemo-leste.github.io

FreeTube - free (as in freedom) YouTube client. It is something as NewPipe for desktops. You don't need to Google account to subscribe your favourite channels (FreeTube can import subscriptions from NewPipe).There are no ads and all data is store locally.

Read more: freetubeapp.io

Searx - free (as in freedom), privacy repecting metasearch engine. It contain search results from many search engines but it don't share users' IP and history with them. Searx blocks third-party engines' cookies and users profiling.

Read more: searx.me

List of public instances (there are also onion services): searx.space

Libre.fm - free (as in freedom) alternative to Last.fm. You can also use it as an alternative to Spotify, Tidal or any other streaming platform. Libre.fm contains music published only on free license, you can download every song without DRMs.

Read more: libre.fm

My appeal: Install GNU IceCat or LibreJS in Firefox and visit your favourite websites. If they use non-free or unknow-license scripts write a message to their authors about it.

About JavaScript Trap: gnu.org/philosophy/javascript-
GNU IceCat: gnu.org/software/gnuzilla
LibreJS Firefox addon: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef
There is how to set your JS free: gnu.org/software/librejs/free-

Mullvad - free as in freedom (costs 5€) VPN that respect your privacy. Mullvad uses OpenVPN or WireGuard protocol and doesn't request e-mail, phone number or any personal data. It need only account number It also hide your IP by using Mullad's server IP.

Read more: mullvad.net

Respect Your Freedom Certification (RYF) - certification program encourages the creation and sale of hardware that will do as much as possible to respect your freedom and your privacy, and will ensure that you have control over your device.

Read more: ryf.fsf.org

Think Penguin - shop selling hardware that does not require OS-loaded blobs or proprietary drivers.
thinkpenguin.com/

Join the Free Software Foundation! Your support helps put free software in action.
fsf.org/appeal

The JavaScript Trap - You may be running nonfree programs on your computer every day without realizing it - through your web browser.
gnu.org/philosophy/javascript-

FLOSS.social

For people who care about, support, or build Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS).