Free (as in freedom), privacy-friendly, lightweight alternatives to Disqus:
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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.

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

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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.

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Free (as in freedom) alternatives to proprietary git services (GitHub, BitBucket, Sourceforge...):
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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.

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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

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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:

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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.

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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.

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List of public instances (there are also onion services): - free (as in freedom) alternative to You can also use it as an alternative to Spotify, Tidal or any other streaming platform. contains music published only on free license, you can download every song without DRMs.

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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 IceCat:
LibreJS Firefox addon:
There is how to set your JS 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.

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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.

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

Join the Free Software Foundation! Your support helps put free software in action.

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

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