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Claimed by GNU Analyzed 1 day ago

GRUB is the GRand Unified Bootloader.

297K lines of code

42 current contributors

10 days since last commit

2,146 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed about 8 hours ago

systemd is a system and service manager for Linux, compatible with SysV and LSB init scripts. systemd provides aggressive parallelization capabilities, uses socket and D-Bus activation for starting services, offers on-demand starting of daemons, keeps track of processes using Linux cgroups ... [More] , supports snapshotting and restoring of the system state, maintains mount and automount points and implements an elaborate transactional dependency-based service control logic. It can work as a drop-in replacement for sysvinit. [Less]

732K lines of code

308 current contributors

2 days since last commit

71 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
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  Analyzed 33 minutes 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]

2.22M lines of code

397 current contributors

2 days since last commit

68 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
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  Analyzed about 10 hours ago

coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) you can find in most of today's computers. It performs just a little bit of hardware initialization and then executes a so-called payload, for example a Linux kernel, FILO, GRUB2 ... [More] , OpenBIOS, Open Firmware, SmartFirmware, GNUFI (UEFI), Etherboot, ADLO (for booting Windows 2000 and OpenBSD), Plan 9, or memtest86. [Less]

1.4M lines of code

171 current contributors

4 days since last commit

41 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
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Claimed by Gentoo Foundation Analyzed about 17 hours ago

An OS-agnostic Run Control system, derived from Gentoo Linux's baselayout. Works on Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD.

16.6K lines of code

1 current contributors

21 days since last commit

31 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
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  Analyzed 2 months ago

SystemRescueCd is a Linux system available from a bootable CDROM that provides an easy way to perform administrative tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the partitions of the hard disk or backing up data. It contains a lot of system utilities (such as parted, partimage, and ... [More] fstools), and basic programs (such as editors, midnight commander, and network tools). It also includes QtParted, a Partition Magic clone that makes editing partitons easy with its Qt graphical user interface. This CDROM aims to be very easy to use and accessible to everybody. [Less]

20.9K lines of code

1 current contributors

over 4 years since last commit

24 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed about 17 hours ago

SYSLINUX is a collection of boot loaders for the Linux operating system which operates on Linux EXT2/EXT3 filesystems, MS-DOS FAT filesystems, network servers using PXE firmware, or from CD-ROMs. SYSLINUX has an advanced extension API and contains two optional menu systems. It also includes ... [More] MEMDISK, a tool for booting legacy operating systems from non-traditional media like PXE or CD-ROM. [Less]

205K lines of code

0 current contributors

over 6 years since last commit

20 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed over 3 years ago

Etherboot is a free software package for making boot ROMs for booting Linux and other operating systems on x86, Itanium, Hammer, and Hyperstone machines over a network using Internet protocols, namely DHCP and tftp. Etherboot has not been actively maintained for several years. Users should upgrade to iPXE.

367K lines of code

0 current contributors

almost 13 years since last commit

14 users on Open Hub

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Licenses: No declared licenses

Xiphos Bible Study Software


Claimed by CrossWire Bible Society Analyzed over 3 years ago

Xiphos is a Bible study tool for GNOME that uses the Sword modules. It lets you read, search, add formatted notes to verses, bookmark passages, and reference commentary and lexicon modules.

0 lines of code

0 current contributors

0 since last commit

12 users on Open Hub

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Mostly written in language not available
Licenses: gpl

The Barebox Bootloader


  Analyzed about 1 year ago

Barebox (formerly known as u-boot-v2) is a bootloader that inherits the best of U-Boot and the Linux kernel: The size and look-and-feel of u-boot, with driver model and lots of design concepts from the Linux kernel.

764K lines of code

70 current contributors

about 1 year since last commit

11 users on Open Hub

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