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Check out these great open source alternatives to programs you love!

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Adobe will end support for Flash Media Player in 2020, but there are still a lot of Flash videos out there that need to be watched. Here are two open source alternatives that are trying to help.
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Here's how to set up and install Postfix to send Gmail using two-factor authentication.
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The team at French non-profit Framasoft reflects on where the company is today and its vision for the future.
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This free email client is intuitive to use, easy to customize, and available on many operating systems.
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Get step-by-step instructions for getting up and running with Standard Notes.
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Read-it-later application adds features that make it a solid alternative to apps like Pocket, Paper, and Instapaper.
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Communicate without compromising your open source ethos with these alternatives to proprietary web conferencing software.
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Most of us have at least one tool we want to ditch but just can't. What's yours?