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

It doesnโ€™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 isnโ€™t syncing comments for some reason, iโ€™ll reply from onionr https://lemmy.ml/u/onionr

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

@3cctpe
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Will this also support the โ€œmain pageโ€ feed?

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

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Thanks. Maybe I donโ€™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?

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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 youโ€™re right that main page would be a good feature, i donโ€™t intend on fully replicating all functionality though.

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

@TheImpressiveX
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Thanks for informing about this project!

@the_tech_beast
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Thanks for making this. Really great.

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

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Nice ๐Ÿ‘

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