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Open Source GitHub Gist Alternatives

The best open source alternative to GitHub Gist is PrivateBin. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GitHub Gist and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to GitHub Gist are hastebin, Bear Blog, massCode and Ghostbin.

GitHub Gist alternatives are mainly Pastebin Services but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GitHub Gist.
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  1. PrivateBin is a minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data.

    This is a bootstrap CSS based PrivateBin template and the default as of 0.20:
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    hastebin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Ruby
    • JavaScript
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    Pad editor for source code.personal.

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  3. Bear Blog icon

    Bear Blog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Privacy-first, no-nonsense, super-fast blogging. No trackers, no JavaScript, no stylesheets. Just your words.

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    massCode

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Ubuntu

    massCode is a free and open source code snippets manager. The main feature is a modern editor - Monaco editor, which is used in VS Code. Among the advantages of the editor are rich IntelliSense, validation for TypeScript, JavaScript, CSS, LESS, SCSS, JSON, HTML.

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    Ghostbin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • jQuery
    • Bootstrap

    Ghostbin is a paste service, and I’m going to skip explaining precisely what that is—it’s fairly obvious. The real interesting questions are “why did you build it?” and “where did I get all these bees?”

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    Blot

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Blot is a blogging platform with no interface. It creates a special folder in your Dropbox and publishes files you put inside. The point of all this?—?the reason Blot exists?—?is so you can use your favorite tools to create whatever you publish.

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    Carbon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    You know all of those code screenshots you see on Twitter? Although the code's usually impressive, we saw room for improvement in the aesthetic department. Carbon is the easiest way to create beautiful images of your source code. So what are you waiting for?

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    shelf.gg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Linux Mobile

    shelf.gg is an open source pastebin that makes it easy to find and share lists of resources.

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    Skypad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    A simple, real time collaborative notepad on the cloud.

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  10. termbin.com icon

    termbin.com

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Command line pastebin.

    Example usage
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