February 28, 2021

Dockerized Synapse (Matrix Home Server)

Yesterday I played a bit with Synapse, the reference implementation of a Matrix homeserver. Matrix is a federate chat protocol that features end-to-end encryption and does not require a phone number. As it is federated, everyone can run their own server but still talk to users registered to other servers. So, in my eyes, Matrix should be preferred over Signal or comparable applications. The installation would actually be simple if the documentation were better. Read more

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