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WING Alternatives

WING is described as 'open-source Wireless Mesh Networking platform aimed at hobbyists and enthusiasts' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to WING for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, OpenWrt and BSD. The best alternative is GNUnet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WING are cjdns, Freelan, LibreMesh and Phantom.

WING alternatives are mainly Anonymizing Networks but may also be VPN Services or Privacy Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WING.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

WING is an open-source Wireless Mesh Networking platform aimed at hobbyists and enthusiasts.

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  1. GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.

    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
  2. 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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  3. Freelan icon

    Freelan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A free, open-source, multi-platform, highly-configurable and peer-to-peer VPN software, designed to easily connect remote hosts and mainly focused on security and performance.

    Discontinued

    No update in >2 years.Download links no longer work.

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    LibreMesh

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • OpenWrt
    • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment

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

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  5. The Phantom protocol is a system for decentralized anonymization of generic network traffic. It has been designed with the following main goals in mind:

    Discontinued

    No more updates on their website since 2011.

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    Qaul

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • C++

    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

    Encrypted private mesh-networking protocol.

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  8. Babel (protocol) icon

    Babel (protocol)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Babel is a loop-avoiding distance-vector routing protocol for IPv6 and IPv4 with fast convergence properties.

    Screenshot
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    ninux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Digitata

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Digitatas is a digital tree, a sapling to give technology to children of the Digital Generation. Under Open Hardware licensing by Open_Sailing and openet.org.

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