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Linux Kernel


Claimed by The Linux Foundation Analyzed 13 days ago

The Linux kernel is a Unix-like computer operating system kernel. It is used world-wide: the Linux operating system is based on it and deployed on both traditional computer systems such as personal computers and servers, usually in the form of Linux distributions,[9] and on various embedded devices ... [More] such as routers, wireless access points, PBXes, set-top boxes, FTA receivers, smart TVs, PVRs and NAS appliances. The Android operating system for tablet computers, smartphones and smartwatches is also based atop the Linux kernel. (from Wikipedia) [Less]

25.6M lines of code

3,671 current contributors

about 1 month since last commit

7,205 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity



Claimed by Debian Analyzed 8 months ago

Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux and kFreeBSD kernels (the core of operating systems), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the names GNU/Linux and GNU/kFreeBSD.

81.1M lines of code

666 current contributors

9 months since last commit

2,088 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 5 days ago

FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium and Athlon), amd64 compatible (including Opteron, Athlon64, and EM64T), UltraSPARC, IA-64, PC-98, (32-bit and 64-bit) MIPS and ARM architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of ... [More] California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. Additional platforms are in various stages of development. [Less]

16M lines of code

204 current contributors

12 days since last commit

422 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity



  Analyzed 9 months ago

NetBSD is a free, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source operating system available for many platforms, from 64-bit Opteron machines and desktop systems to handheld and embedded devices. Its clean design and advanced features make it excellent in both production and research ... [More] environments, and it is user-supported with complete source. Many applications are easily available through pkgsrc, the NetBSD Packages Collection. OpenHUB results caution: Check the "Analyzed timespan ago" line before concluding anything about recent project activity, and the repo download status before judging single contributors. [Less]

18.8M lines of code

108 current contributors

10 months since last commit

67 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 12 days ago

A boot loader for Embedded boards based on PowerPC, ARM, MIPS and other processors, which can be installed in a boot ROM and used to initialize and test the hardware or to download and run application code. The development of U-Boot is closely related to Linux: some parts of the source code ... [More] originate in the Linux source tree, we have some header files in common, and special provision has been made to support booting of Linux images. Some attention has been paid to make this software easily configurable and extendable. For instance, all monitor commands are implemented with the same call interface, so that it's very easy to add new commands. Also, instead of permanently adding rarely used code (for instance hardware test utilities) to the monitor, you can load and run it dynamically. [Less]

1.41M lines of code

392 current contributors

13 days since last commit

59 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity



  Analyzed 4 months ago

BitBake is a simple tool for the execution of tasks. It is derived from Portage, which is the package management system used by the Gentoo Linux distribution. It is most commonly used to build packages, and is used as the basis of the OpenEmbedded project

75.7K lines of code

63 current contributors

4 months since last commit

46 users on Open Hub

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ALT Linux


  Analyzed 8 months ago

ALT Linux is a set of Linux distributions that are based on Sisyphus, an APT-enabled RPM package repository that aims to achieve feature completeness, usability, and security in a sensible and manageable mixture.

1.14M lines of code

30 current contributors

9 months since last commit

31 users on Open Hub

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Licenses: Distribut..., GPL-2.0+



  Analyzed 4 months ago

The "Open On-Chip Debugger" provides JTAG access from GDB (or directly with TCL scripts) to processors with ARM and MIPS based cores.

183K lines of code

57 current contributors

about 1 year since last commit

27 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 4 months ago

Poky is a reference distribution for the Yocto Project. It includes much of the software developed for the Yocto Project, including the OpenEmbedded build system as well as a full set of metadata that can be used as a starting point for the creation of Linux devices.

220K lines of code

264 current contributors

4 months since last commit

18 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 4 months ago

HelenOS is a microkernel-based multiserver operating system designed from scratch. It decomposes key operating system functionality into many isolated, intensively communicating server processes that reside entirely in user space. HelenOS thus provides a computing environment that has several ... [More] virtues, such as flexibility, increased robustness, well defined explicit interfaces and reduced complexity of individual components as compared to other operating systems. HelenOS runs on seven different processor architectures, ranging from a 32-bit uniprocessor little-endian ARMv4 to a 64-bit multicore big-endian UltraSPARC T1. [Less]

538K lines of code

7 current contributors

4 months since last commit

17 users on Open Hub

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