Over the weekend i made a simple read-only frontend for Imgur in the spirit of Invidio.us and nitter

It doesn’t support gifs/videos yet but it does handle albums. It is open source under AGPLv3 https://git.voidnet.tech/kev/imgin and has 0 javascript. It has a configurable cache.

Here is an example gallery view https://imgin.voidnet.tech/gallery/9wkPUsZ

The reason i made it is because for me, at least on desktop Imgur craps out on Tor Browser even just for viewing. You can append /layout/blog to albums but that still requires JS. Imgur also has lots of trackers and junk by default.

I still need to add tests and clean up the code, so it may be buggy. The idea is that it would be eventually added to privacy redirect addon to auto-redirect imgur links.

It is pretty small Python code so if you want to help me you can reach out.

Sopuli isn’t syncing comments for some reason, i’ll reply from onionr https://lemmy.ml/u/onionr

@ioioioioioioio
link
fedilink
17 mesi

Is the project still alive, @onionr@lemmy.ml?

@3cctpe
cake
link
fedilink
69 mesi

Will this also support the “main page” feed?

@onionr
link
fedilink
49 mesi

This is the author (See my edit bc of an issue with sopuli): Maybe if there is enough demand i’ll get to it eventually (or accept a PR). I want to support things like image descriptions, gifs, and comments first.

@3cctpe
cake
link
fedilink
2
edit-2
9 mesi

Thanks. Maybe I don’t understand imgur enough. How are you using imgin now? How do you (as a user of imgin) discover the url of galleries? With regular imgur?

@gibson@sopuli.xyz
creator
link
fedilink
09 mesi

So at first i got frustrated with comments on reddit and such linking to imgur pages (non-direct images such as albums or gifs), which were broken on Tor and in browsers where they work just laggy and privacy invasive. I think you’re right that main page would be a good feature, i don’t intend on fully replicating all functionality though.

PandaCoderPL
link
fedilink
59 mesi

Looks like very promising project, especially for those having any issues with Imgur. I will definitely spread the word.

@TheImpressiveX
link
fedilink
49 mesi

Thanks for informing about this project!

@the_tech_beast
link
fedilink
29 mesi

Thanks for making this. Really great.

SeerLite
link
fedilink
29 mesi

Was just looking something like this the other day! Amazing :)

fakefunk
link
fedilink
9
edit-2
5 mesi

deleted by creator

@the_tech_beast
link
fedilink
19 mesi

Nice 👍

@Lunacy
banned
link
fedilink
7
edit-2
5 mesi

deleted by creator

A place to discuss privacy and freedom in the digital world.

Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.

Some Rules

  • Posting a link to a website containing tracking isn’t great, if contents of the website are behind a paywall maybe copy them into the post
  • Don’t promote proprietary software
  • Try to keep things on topic
  • If you have a question, please try searching for previous discussions, maybe it has already been answered
  • Reposts are fine, but should have at least a couple of weeks in between so that the post can reach a new audience
  • Be nice :)

Related communities

Chat rooms

much thanks to @gary_host_laptop for the logo design :)

  • 0 users online
  • 1 user / day
  • 29 users / week
  • 110 users / month
  • 528 users / 6 months
  • 4.96K subscribers
  • 1.84K Posts
  • 7.57K Comments
  • Modlog