Open source enables a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is higher quality, better reliability, greater flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.
Free software is about having control over the technology we use in our homes, schools and businesses, where computers work for our individual and communal benefit, not for proprietary software companies or governments who might seek to restrict and monitor us.
Signal is a simple, powerful, and secure messenger using state-of-the-art end-to-end encryption (powered by the open source Signal Protocol) to keep your conversations secure. Signal is an independent 501c3 nonprofit.
Firefox is a fast, lightweight, privacy-focused and open source web browser that works across all your devices. Built by the non-profit Mozilla Foundation, they support online privacy and security, accountability for big tech corporations, and more.
uBlock Origin is a free and open source, cross-platform browser extension for content filtering — primarily aimed at neutralizing privacy invasion in an efficient, user-friendly method. It's not just an “ad blocker“, it's a wide-spectrum content blocker with CPU and memory efficiency as a primary feature, and is available for several of the most widely used browsers.
An open source password manager for individuals, teams, and business organizations, that's easy, convenient, and secure. Cross platform access for mobile, browser, and desktop apps, using end-to-end encryption.
The Debian Project is an association of individuals, sharing a common goal: They want to create a free operating system, freely available for everyone. When they use the word "free", they're not talking about money, instead, they are referring to software freedom.
i3 is a tiling window manager, completely written from scratch. The target platforms are Linux and BSD operating systems, and their code is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) under the BSD license.
Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly.
SourceHut is a free and open source suite of tools for software development, including Git and Mercurial hosting, mailing lists, bug tracking, continuous integration, and more.