Hi @nilesh ,

sorry for the late reply, I haven't got a lot of time lately ๐Ÿ˜“ I'm not even up to date on what's happening in our repository ๐Ÿ˜…

I made a thing! ๐ŸŽ‰

It's a browser extension that recommends "better" alternative products and services via in-page popups, based on community-curated lists. Available for all Chromium and Firefox-based browsers.

We live in times where the distributions costs are hampering the adoption of higher-quality (which could mean security, privacy, ethics, local etc) products. I am hoping that this extension can eventually be managed by orgs like IFF, EFF or FSF.

Hi @nilesh ,

I wasn't aware of this until now ๐Ÿ˜… Cool idea! What comes to my mind spontaneously:

* matching URLs to software could be an own list/repo? Could be interesting to others as well - e.g. if one would create an extension for this:

* with a few adaptions to our codebase, one should be able to generate a list based on our site

* maybe, one could also generate lists based on open-source proposals from alternativeto.net ?

Hi @boud,

we are currently teaming up with @ReverseEagle so there will be also a place for the "geeky questions" ๐Ÿ˜‰

You can find their site here:

... and the git topic here:

including @codeberg ๐Ÿ˜

Related issue on our repo btw: codeberg.org/swiso/website/iss

Hi Fediverse ๐Ÿ‘‹

hope you are fine while we are approaching the weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

Let's make it colourful with:

- and @glimpse / Raster graphics editors ๐ŸŽจ
- / Raw photo editor ๐Ÿ“ท
- / @blender / 3D creation suite ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ
- / @libreoffice / Office suite ๐Ÿ“„
- / @inkscape / Vector graphics editor โ›ฐ๏ธ

Have a nice time and maybe do something creative and fun if you feel like it ๐ŸŒป

Hi @davidoclubb ๐Ÿ‘‹

I just noticed that Framasoft has a mindmap software as part of their services:


It is based on wisemapping. There it can be tried without a login:


Otherwise, there is:

mindmaps.app/ (source at github.com/drichard/mindmaps)

Hi @tobtobxx ๐Ÿ‘‹

yes, we will soon drop Fathom from our list because of the differences between Open Source and feature-complete version ๐Ÿ™‚ Change is merged but not published yet.

Hi @der_On ๐Ÿ‘‹

this might be of help to you:


I found it here, so maybe there is more to discover in the threads and comments:


Hi Fediverse ๐Ÿ‘‹

once again, as the weekend is approaching, let's have a little fun with some software icons...

... and some bubbles! ๐Ÿ”ต

- / @kiwix / Offline knowledge browser
- / @Framasoft / A French non-profit promoting digital freedom
- / Privacy-respecting metasearch engine
- / File synchronisation program

Have a good time on your way through the Internet and embrace the upcoming weekend ๐Ÿ™‚


Hi @stemy ๐Ÿ‘‹

yes it is, but I'm far from being an expert on this. ๐Ÿ˜…

I just know that there are hosting providers offering this, like for example OrangeWebsite:


@dheadshot it's no problem for advanced users ๐Ÿ™‚ For our website, we prefer "beginner-friendly" solutions with a graphical user interface though.

I added OnionShare as a proposal to our issue, thanks!


Hi again @blacklight447 ๐Ÿ™‚

I had a look at both videos and the project looks promising. Me personally, I'm uncomfortable with some comments in the tutorial like the "you're a noob" thing, so I really would prefer an official one.

I'm aware of this site, but well, it's a lot of text:

With only the videos on YouTube and no other visuals, I think it's hard to recommend it on our site ๐Ÿ˜…

If you disagree, maybe open an issue to discuss further: codeberg.org/swiso/website/iss

Hi @dheadshot ๐Ÿ‘‹
you mean ? ๐Ÿ™‚ Really looks like we could recommend this in combination with the Tor browser.


magic-wormhole seems to only work via command-line?


Hi Fediverse ๐Ÿ‘‹

a short newsletter of our project:

- We added for speed tests: switching.software/replace/spe

- We added an entry for : switching.software/replace/swi

- We started thinking about translations: codeberg.org/swiso/website/iss

- We discuss entries for developers: codeberg.org/swiso/website/iss

- Thanks to "n" for preparing a list of alternatives: codeberg.org/swiso/website/pul

- Our list to replace is online: switching.software/replace/aud

- We wish you a nice day ๐ŸŒป

Hi Fediverse ๐Ÿ‘‹

no artwork, instead let's today ๐Ÿ™‚

The Open Technology Fund: An important non-profit organization acting for global internet freedom. It backs projects like:

- The Tor Project: @torproject
- Delta Chat: @delta
- K-9 Mail: @k9mail
- Briar: @briar
- Tails: @tails
- Open Whisper Systems with @signalapp@mastodon.social
- many more ๐Ÿ“œ

Two days ago, US gov. made worrying changes to the OTF. So we signed this plea and hope you join in:


Hi @nurinoas ๐Ÿ‘‹

no, we aren't so special ๐Ÿ˜ Right now, all pages on @codeberg are hosted on a fixed subdomain with a "subfolder" for each user - see:


While we were beta-testing our website, we also used this feature (really great by the way!). But now, we are hosting the website on our own server ๐Ÿ™‚

@ademalsasa you're welcome, this is a really cool collection of links ๐Ÿ™‚

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