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



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

VCP: Why did you give up your VMware certs?

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check_mk vs Zabbix

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

Duplicati vs BorgBackup

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  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!
  • BorgBackup - A fork of Attic deduplicating backup program written in Python.

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

Need help configuring Comcast EDI and EPL

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

UrBackup vs Bacula

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

TimeShift vs Back In Time

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


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

LibreNMS vs Zabbix

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

Server 2003 AD to Synology AD

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

tinc vs OpenVPN

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  • tinc - Distributed p2p VPN.
  • OpenVPN - Uses a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS for key exchange.


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

Apache Guacamole Install Script for RHEL7 and CentOS 7

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NATS vs RabbitMQ

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  • 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.

MBAM Bitlocker - user device association

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Knot DNS

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

Sylpheed vs Thunderbird

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


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

Duplicity vs Duplicati

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  • Duplicity - Encrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm.
  • Duplicati - Store securely encrypted backups on cloud storage services!


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


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

Snipe IT vs OCS Inventory NG

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  • Snipe IT - Asset & license management software.
  • OCS Inventory NG - Enables users to inventory their IT assets.

OpenSMTPD vs Postfix

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