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LynxChan Alternatives

LynxChan is described as *'imageboard/chan engine with the following goals:

Fully support users not using javascript. Make information available in json format. Support the most amount of users with the least hardware power. Modular front-end'* and is a Imageboard. There are seven alternatives to LynxChan for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, MySQL Community Edition, PHP, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Kusaba X, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LynxChan are vichan, Saguaro Imageboard, FoolFuuka and Wakaba.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted

LynxChan is an imageboard/chan engine with the following goals:

Fully support users not using javascript. Make information...

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  1. Kusaba X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Kusaba X is open source imageboard software written in PHP, a continuation of the kusaba imageboard software, which Trevor has quit supporting.

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    Discontinued

    Website returns 403 forbidden error, SourceForge repo not updated since 2013.

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  2. vichan icon

    vichan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • MariaDB
    • PHP

    A modern, full featured and actively developed imageboard engine (similar to Futaba, Kusaba and 4chan). Based on (and compatible with) Tinyboard.

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  3. Saguaro Imageboard icon

    Saguaro Imageboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Saguaro is a small branch of the image board software Futallaby .

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    Discontinued

    Last update seems to have been from 2018. See https://github.com/saguaroib/saguaro

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  4. FoolFuuka

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Self-Hosted
    • NGINX
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • PHP

    FoolFuuka was designed to serve two different purposes: (1) as a front-end for Asagi, a 4chan fetcher, and (2) an image-based bulletin board.

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    A screenshot of a website using FoolFuuka as a front-end for a 4chan archiver.
  5. Wakaba icon

    Wakaba

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Wakaba is an image board script very strictly modelled after the Futaba and Futallaby scripts. Wakaba borrows quite a bit of HTML code and translated text from Futallaby.

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  6. Project Mitsuba

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Project Mitsuba is an opensource (AGPLv3 licensed) image board software written in PHP and using MySQLi.

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  7. TinyIB icon

    TinyIB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lightweight PHP image board with MySQL, SQLite, or flat file database support. Very easy to install and use.

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    Example TinyIB installation
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