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I'm looking for a personal wiki for use as a private knowledge base and for advanced note taking on the go that I can host on my webserver for use by a very small number of people. The most important factor is that it must have a great android app and ideally "official". It needs to be , be actively developed and well established. The most important factor is that it must have a great offline android app and ideally "official".

It should also have the following properties:

  • FOSS
  • Low maintenance (like wordpress - automatic updates or just a few clicks)
  • reasonably secure (passwords and captchas)
  • Simple, mainstream technology and infrastructure (just runs on linux, no obscure, hipster programming language, files preferred over databases)
  • Wysiwyg editor
  • overall well established and actively developed

I have been browsing https://www.wikimatrix.org but haven't quite found what I need. I like DokuWiki, but it has no usable App. Same with Mediawiki. Zim looks great, but I'd have to sync the notebook files with something like dropbox - also again no app.

I open to suggestions even if not all my criteria are met. The ones in bold are the most important to me.

  • The whole point of a wiki is that it is browser based. – Eric Shain Sep 12 '18 at 4:52
  • Is it? Regardless that doesn't mean that there can't be a wiki with a good app. – Andreas Hartmann Sep 12 '18 at 8:04
  • Perhaps this question is similar? softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/3455/… – Eric Shain Sep 12 '18 at 14:28
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    On Wikimatrix’s compare tool, look for the “mobile friendly” row. – Eric Shain Sep 16 '18 at 21:43
  • Thanks, I'm starting to think DokuWiki might be the best choice after all, with a webview for android. – Andreas Hartmann Sep 17 '18 at 10:08

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