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Firewall and Router FreeBSD distribution.
Featured Tool // Category Security

openITCOCKPIT 3.7.1 released

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A Feature rich remote desktop application for linux and other unixes.
Featured Tool // Category Remote Management

TimeShift vs Back In Time

Popular comparison
  • TimeShift - System restore tool for Linux
  • Back In Time - Back In Time - A simple backup tool for Linux

Last 7 Days


Multibackend monitoring web interface with support for Naemon, Nagios, Icinga and Shinken.
Featured Tool // Category Monitoring


The collaborative editing software that runs Wikipedia.
Featured Tool // Category Wikis

Duplicati vs UrBackup

Popular comparison
  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!
  • UrBackup - Another client-server backup system.


Web-based bug tracking system.
Featured Tool // Category Ticketing systems

Inbound traffic hosted load balancer?

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LibreNMS vs Zabbix

Popular comparison
  • LibreNMS - fork of Observium.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.

Zabbix vs check_mk

Popular comparison
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.
  • check_mk - Collection of extensions for Nagios.


An extendable open source continuous integration server.
Featured Tool // Category Continuous

Froxlor vs VestaCP

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  • Froxlor - Easy to use panel for Linux with Nginx and PHP-FPM support.
  • VestaCP - Hosting panel for Linux but with Nginx.

Software with placebo functions for support technicians

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Knot DNS

High performance authoritative-only DNS server.
Featured Tool // Category DNS

Monit vs Zabbix

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  • Monit - Small Open Source utility for managing and monitoring Unix systems.
  • Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.

Last 30 Days


Turnkey virtualization platform based on CentOS distribution, using Xen and an extended toolstack/API.
Featured Tool // Category Virtualization

NATS vs RabbitMQ

Popular comparison
  • NATS - NATS Server is a simple, high performance open source messaging system for cloud native applications, IoT messaging, and microservices architectures.
  • RabbitMQ - Robust, fully featured, cross distro queuing system.


IaaS orchestration platform originally written for deploying and managing Cloud Foundry PaaS, but also useful for general purpose distributed systems.
Featured Tool // Category Cloud Orchestration

UrBackup vs Bacula

Popular comparison
  • UrBackup - Another client-server backup system.
  • Bacula - Another Client-server model backup tool.


Cypht: Lightweight Open Source webmail written in PHP and JavaScript
Featured Tool // Category Webmails


Most popular RDBMS server.
Featured Tool // Category RDBMS

OpenSMTPD vs Postfix

Popular comparison
  • OpenSMTPD - Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project.
  • Postfix - Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement.

What's your memory usage with Ms Team?

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A fork of Bacula backup tool.
Featured Tool // Category Backups

Unbricking a UniFi AP

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Sylpheed vs Thunderbird

Popular comparison
  • Sylpheed - Still developed predecessor to Claws Mail, lightweight mail client.
  • Thunderbird - Free email application that's easy to set up and customize.

Snipe IT vs GLPI

Popular comparison
  • Snipe IT - Asset & license management software.
  • GLPI - Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration Interface.