What is your favorite open source software?

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Ephera
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151Y

Firefox. Wouldn’t want to use the internet without it. Probably wouldn’t be using this webpage without it.

@SirLotsaLocks
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101Y

firefox is so underrated, it’s literally the only browser that isn’t google that is actually viable (sorry otter)

@abbystraaalt
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1Y

linux :3

@nxlemmy
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1Y

Bitwarden - A password manager

IngrownMink4
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111Y

Lemmy, mpv, Firefox, Manjaro (GNU/Linux), NewPipe, OBS, Rufus, Alacritty, RPCS3, Lutris…

@jwinnie
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51Y

Manjaro

Aged like milk :)

Evan
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41Y

Love obs, firefox, and manjaro!

@stevo
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101Y

VLC Media Player - Fast, reliable program that works across all operating systems. Many media players can’t play certain types of files, but VLC always works. For years its always worked. They could have stopped maintaining it, or sold out and put ads in it, or changed vision and created something different out of it.

@racoon
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41Y

VLC media player has gifted me with more than 1 week of lifetime already. Before discovering VLC, I had to download divx drivers for each movie file. That involved mindlessly surfing. VLC just works and has everything. It’s so amazing

@AlexMV12
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91Y

Nobody cited Miniflux, a very good self-hosted RSS aggregator with web UI.

Evan
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31Y

Awesome!

@ray
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21Y

Thanks for the recommendation I just tried it out and it’s pretty nice. It’s much faster than the one I was using but could use some polish with things like navigating back when in the unread view.

Evan
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91Y

For me, blender

@andycuccaro
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21Y

Same for me. It’s given me some jobs (not a steady one yet ) and it’s amazing how light, and feature filled it is at the same time. I just had to install After Effects recently (after not using it for about a year) and holy moly, it’s 2.5 GB of bloat. AE is pretty great, but it’s not 2.5-GB-and-still-slow great. and I can do almost the same job with Blender, so there’s that.

@Azkulbel
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81Y

F-Droid , NewPipe , Ublock Origin , piHole

@big
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81Y
  • zettlr - markdown word processor for desktop
  • JellyFin - plex/emby open alternative for media streaming from a private server
@fungo
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81Y

1.Fdroid 2.Nextcloud 3.Matrix/Element

@techbolt
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  1. Tiddlywiki - I use it everyday and it is the most useful tool at a personal level.
  2. Invoiceninja- aver well rounded solution and a very responsive team
  3. Plantuml - another tool I use fairly regularly and it saves tons if time.
  4. Nextcloud - am sure this needs nointroduction :)
@oriond
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81Y

FreeCAD

@PorkrollPosadist
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81Y

In effort to pick things not already mentioned here, Stellarium and Darktable.

@null_radix
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71Y

guix, mpd, alacritty, chromeium

Emacs, Fossil, Concourse, SearX, WireGuard, Mastodon, Element, Firefox (except for Mozilla and Pocket bullshit), CHICKEN Scheme, Docker, etc.

Evan
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21Y

Docker is awesome! so is mastodon and element :)

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