TuxFamily is a French non-profit organization founded in 20041 that provides free hosting for projects adhering to the free software philosophy2. TuxFamily's hosting facilities are controlled with VHFFS, a software developed by TuxFamily members that allows administrators to accept or refuse services requested by users via a web interface3. As of 2018 TuxFamily hosts more than 2700 projects2.


TuxFamily makes these services available to free projects:

  • Web hosting (PHP5 or Python4)
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • CVS, Subversion, Mercurial, and GIT repositories hosting
  • Manage domain names (DNS hosting)
  • Email accounts (reachable over POP, IMAP or webmails)
  • Mailing lists
  • Download area of 1GB
  • 200MB quota for all groups, not including the download area

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