List of applications

Updated 28 September 2020

Administration

  • PhpMyAdmin is a Web interface for MySQL database administration

Internet

Connection management

Network manager

  • DHCP is a network protocol that allows computers to automatically obtain an IP and other parameters necessary for working in a TCP/IP network

VPN client

  • OpenVPN
    is a free implementation of the open source VPN technology

  • WireGuard
    is a very simple but fast VPN, using the latest encryption algorithms

Web browser

  • Firefox
    is a Gecko powered browser developed and distributed by Mozilla Corporation

  • Yandex.Browser
    derives from Blink, Chromium, Opera Turbo and some other software projects

Web server

  • Nginx is a Web and proxy mail server running on a Unix-like system

Instant messaging server

  • Synapse is a reference implementation of the Matrix server developed by the matrix.org team and written in Python 2/Twisted

Working with documents

  • Collabora Online is an office suite based on LibreOffice with collaborative editing

Social media

Web conferencing

Forum

  • Discourse is an open-source Web forum and a mailing list manager

Chat

  • Rocket.Chat
    is an open source messenger, with in-built support for group chats, file exchange, video conferencing, bots, and much more

  • KiwiIRC
    is a powerful Web IRC client

VoIP

  • TURN
    is a protocol that allows a host protected by a NAT or a firewall to receive incoming data using TCP or UDP connections

File exchange

Cloud server

Teamworking

  • Gitea
    is a lightweight host solution for Git users

  • Gitolite
    allows to setup Git hosting on a central server

System

  • Eix
    is a set of tools for search, diffs and binary cache update based on your local tree

  • Tmux
    tmux is an open terminal multiplexer

Virtualization

  • QEMU is a free and open-source application that enables your computer to run a variety of guest operating systems

Data storage

  • MariaDB is a fork in the MySQL database management system. It is developed by the community under the GNU GPL license
  • PostgreSQL is a free relational database management system (RDBMS)

Security

Network security

  • Iptables
    is a command line tool. It is the standard interface for firewall management in Linux.

  • Let's Encrypt
    is a certificate authority that provides free X.509 certificates for TLS encryption (HTTPS)

  • Shorewall
    is a tool that allows to configure a firewall in Linux

Backup

  • Rsnapshot is a rsync tool written in Perl and used for backup purposes