New Initiative: GitHub 💎 Gems - Trying to find hidden but useful FOSS

What are GitHub Gems by PrivacyTools? Open Source Software that doesn’t fit the privacy topic on the main website PrivacyTools but are worth checking out. Most open source projects are run by privacy-minded people, anyway. From great developers for beautiful people like you.

GitHub Gems are hard to discover since they are so precious and rare, so please share them with me on Twitter if you happen to stumble upon a Gem. I will make sure to let the world know about them as soon as possible and share the love the developers have put in these tools.

If you know a GitHub Gem, follow this link to know how to submit them or leave a reply in this thread.

Thanks everyone in advance for participating.

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Hello Akito, I’ve just left a reply in the introduction Thread. I am BurungHantu, founder of

Greetings, great to see you here.

Usually, we don’t allow links to external websites for new visitors, because it’s most of the time spam.

I think, we can make an exception here, as your website is obviously not spam and tries to help people, as we all know, I hope. :wink:

It would be really nice if you visited this forum from time to time, maybe you can contribute some privacy news regarding from time to time. :grinning:

Thank you for the exception. I truly believe the GitHub Gem initiative can help developers and users to find each other. They are just so hard to find. But this Forums seems to be a good place to meet people who are passionate about open source tools as well. Sadly I can’t contribute to anything Linux related, but happy to share Privacy news, articles and tutorials here if it fits the topic.

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That is great!

This forum is focused on Linux, yes, but we cover all technology topics here, even general tech news including privacy news, etc.

It just happens, that most discussions are about Linux. However, you may post about any technology topic here.


I’ve just realised that you’re doing a very similar thing on your blog, thats great: All Blog Posts

The main difference is that I’d be looking for cross-platform software. I should probably add that as a criteria soon.