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privacy.sexy — Privacy is sexy

Enforce privacy & security best-practices on Windows, macOS and Linux, because privacy is sexy.

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For a detailed comparison of features between the desktop and web versions of privacy.sexy, see Desktop vs. Web Features.

💡 Regularly applying your configuration with privacy.sexy is recommended, especially after each new release and major operating system updates. Each version updates scripts to enhance stability, privacy, and security.

privacy.sexy application

Features

  • Rich: Hundreds of scripts that aims to give you control of your data.
  • Free: Both free as in "beer" and free as in "speech".
  • Transparent. Have full visibility into what the tweaks do as you enable them.
  • Reversible. Revert if something feels wrong.
  • Accessible. No need to run any compiled software on your computer with web version.
  • Secure: Security is a top priority at privacy.sexy with comprehensive safeguards in place.
  • Open. What you see as code in this repository is what you get. The application itself, its infrastructure and deployments are open-source and automated thanks to bump-everywhere.
  • Tested. A lot of tests. Automated and manual. Community-testing and verification. Stability improvements comes before new features.
  • Extensible. Effortlessly extend scripts with a custom designed templating language.
  • Portable and simple. Every script is independently executable without cross-dependencies.

Support

Sponsor 💕. Consider sponsoring on GitHub Sponsors, or you can donate using other ways such as crypto or a coffee.

Star 🤩. Feel free to give it a star ⭐ .

Contribute 👷. Contributions of any type are welcome. See CONTRIBUTING.md as the starting point. It includes useful information like how to add new scripts.

Additional Install Options

  • Check the releases page for all available versions.
  • Other unofficial channels (not maintained by privacy.sexy) for Windows include:
    • Scoop 🥄 (latest version):

        scoop bucket add extras
        scoop install privacy.sexy
    • winget 🪟 (may be outdated):

        winget install -e --id undergroundwires.privacy.sexy

      With winget, updates require manual submission; the auto-update feature within privacy.sexy will notify you of new releases post-installation.

Development

Refer to development.md for Docker usage and reading more about setting up your development environment.

Check architecture.md for an overview of design and how different parts and layers work together. You can refer to application.md for a closer look at application layer codebase and presentation.md for code related to GUI layer. collection-files.md explains the YAML files that are the core of the application and templating.md documents how to use templating language in those files. In ci-cd.md, you can read more about the pipelines that automates maintenance tasks and ensures you get what see.

docs/ folder includes all other documentation.

Security

Security is a top priority at privacy.sexy. An extensive commitment to security verification ensures this priority. For any security concerns or vulnerabilities, please consult the Security Policy.