We ❤ Open Source!
At Wilde IT, we ❤ Open Source Software, and try our upmost to be a part of, offer advice to and contribute to the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community.
On many occasions, we have found FOSS products to be more secure,
flexible and reliable than their "Big Tech" or
But don't take just our word for it, our friends at Tutanota agree! Read their article here
Because of this, we can offer a much, much, broader service than off-the-shelf alternatives allowing for a more suitable, modern and dynamic solution.
Here are some of the FOSS systems and products we ❤ to use :
Our Web Browser of choice. Unrivaled customization options and built-in browser features for better performance, productivity and privacy.
A fast, lightweight, privacy-focused browser from Mozilla.
A web browser that's modern, fast and secure. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are built on top of Chromium.
A hyperextensible Vim-based text editor
A suite of Office applications where you can create documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Arch Linux is a bleeding edge Linux distribution with up to date features.
We use Arch Linux by the way...
Super reliable Rocky Linux comes from the original CentOS developers. We use it largely for servers where maximum uptime is required.
The "Universal Operating System". A Linux distribution built for its rock solid reliability. We use it often for ultra-reliable servers.
LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition). A great, user-friendly, Linux distribution. We recommend this for entry Linux users, but is often used by those with experience too!
An Operating System used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. Robust and quick.
An Enterprise firewall system. Reliable, maintainable, feature-rich and robust.
The GNU/Linux Operating System stack. Arguably one of the most important elements of the Open Source paradigm.
Mobile Operating Systems
A complete, fully "deGoogled", mobile operating system. Based on Android.
A free and open-source operating system for various devices, based on the Android mobile platform.
The Operating System running on 72% of mobile devices. Chances are you've used it or someone you know does.
Web Servers and Proxies
A reliable, high performance TCP/HTTP load balancer user by some of the bigger online businesses in the world
A web server providing a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.
A web server designed for maximum performance and stability. Also used for proxying, caching and load balancing.
A statically typed compiled systems programming language combining concepts from mature languages
A blazingly fast and memory-efficient programming language for power performance critical services.
An open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.
An interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language great for Rapid Application Development.
A secure private VPN service used for remote access to sensitive internal resources
A nonprofit Certificate Authority providing TLS certificates to websites throughout the world.
A zero-dependency Static Site Generator written using Rust.
One of the most popular open-source static site generators. Light, efficient, and quick - a great, fun, way to build websites.
A great cross-platform backup software to store encrypted backups online. A huge choice of storage operators and great compatibility.
A daemonless container engine for developing, managing, and running OCI Containers. Like Docker, but more secure.
The Fediverse is not one website or service, but instead a collection of community-owned, decentralised and privacy centric social networks.
A social networking software compatible other
Fediverse software such as
Mastodon, Misskey and others.
Fediverse social network software, capable of interacting with
Misskey and others.
An open network for secure, decentralized communication. Self-hosted node which can communicate with other nodes around the world.
A simple, secure, private chat service using the XMPP protocol.
A powerful, open source object-relational database system with over 30 years of active development.
One of the most popular relational databases (RDBMS) built upon the values of performance, stability, and openness.
A document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need
A lightweight, self-hosted software forge. Easy to install and low maintenance. It just does the job.
An open-source distributed object storage service tailored for self-hosting.
A hybrid cloud object storage platform. We use this in combination with Duplicati and it's works fantastically well!
A self-hosted collaboration service providing file synchonrisation and sharing, web meetings, calendars, contacts, etc.
A volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server.
Our Open Source Friends
Here's some of our Open Source friends. These teams publish versions of some of the above software products to the community, and anyone is welcome to use them. Please see their websites (click below) for more information.
Codeberg is a collaboration platform and Git hosting for free and open source software, content and projects. They use the
Forgejo software product.
Tutanota is the world's most secure email service, easy to use and private by design. You get fully encrypted calendars and contacts with all our personal and business email accounts.