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The Serval Project Alternatives

The Serval Project is described as 'Serval is a telecommunications system comprised of at least two mobile phones that are able to work outside of regular mobile phone tower range due thanks to the Serval App and Serval Mesh' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Serval Project for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, OpenWrt and BSD. The best alternative is Freenet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Serval Project are cjdns, dn42, LibreMesh and Qaul.

The Serval Project alternatives are mainly Anonymizing Networks but may also be Privacy Tools or VPN Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Serval Project.
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    Freenet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    50 alternatives to Freenet 

    Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship. Freenet is decentralised to make it less vulnerable to attack, and if used in...

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    1.  DecentralizedFreenet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeFreenet doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    cjdns

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    29 alternatives to cjdns 

    Cjdns is a networking protocol and reference implementation, founded on the ideology that networks should be easy to set up, protocols should scale up smoothly, and security should be ubiquitous.

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    1.  Decentralizedcjdns is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    dn42

    • Linux
    • Android
    12 alternatives to dn42 

    dn42 is a big dynamic VPN, which employs Internet technologies (BGP, whois database, DNS, etc). Participants connect to each other using network tunnels (GRE, OpenVPN, Tinc, IPsec) and exchange routes thanks to the Border Gateway Protocol.

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    1.  OpenVPNdn42 supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    2.  Decentralizeddn42 is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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      LibreMesh

      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • OpenWrt
      • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment
      22 alternatives to LibreMesh 

      LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks.

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      1.  DecentralizedLibreMesh is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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      Qaul

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • C++
      15 alternatives to Qaul 

      Ad-hoc wireless mesh-network suite that harnesses the power of everyday devices such as computers and smartphones to create a Democratic, Non-Centralized, Mesh Network.

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      telehash

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • JavaScript
      17 alternatives to telehash 

      Encrypted private mesh-networking protocol.

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      Babel (protocol)

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      14 alternatives to Babel (protocol) 

      Babel is a loop-avoiding distance-vector routing protocol for IPv6 and IPv4 with fast convergence properties. It is based on the ideas in DSDV, AODV and Cisco's EIGRP, but is designed to work well not only in wired networks but also in wireless mesh networks, and has been...

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      ninux

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      26 alternatives to ninux 

      Ninux is an Italian wireless network community with the goal of creating and expanding a free, open and experimental computer network. It uses the OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing) Protocol, an IP routing protocol optimized for mobile ad hoc networks.

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      OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing)

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Apple TV
      14 alternatives to OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing) 

      OLSR is a Link State Routing Protocol (LSRP) implementation optimized for Mobile ad hoc networks on devices like routers, smartphones, or desktop computers.

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      SMesh

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      14 alternatives to SMesh 

      SMesh is a seamless wireless mesh network being developed by the Distributed System and Networks Lab at Johns Hopkins University. It provides peer-to-peer connectivity, Internet connectivity, and fast handoff to mobile clients across the mesh.

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      1.  DecentralizedSMesh is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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