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Simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management
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What is Fossil?

Fossil is a software configuration management system. Fossil is software that is designed to control and track the development of a software project and to record the history of the project. There are many such systems in use today. Fossil strives to distinguish itself from the others by being extremely simple to setup and operate.
Fossil is a tool in the Code Collaboration & Version Control category of a tech stack.

Who uses Fossil?


Fossil Integrations

Why developers like Fossil?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Fossil

Fossil's Features

  • Bug Tracking And Wiki
  • Web Interface
  • Autosync
  • Self-Contained
  • Simple Networking
  • CGI/SCGI Enabled
  • Robust & Reliable

Fossil Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Fossil?
Helix allows you to write Ruby classes in Rust without having to write the glue code yourself.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
GitHub Enterprise
GitHub Enterprise lets developers use the tools they love across the development process with support for popular IDEs, continuous integration tools, and hundreds of third party apps and services.
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Fossil's Followers
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