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  • Accelerated Mobile Pages
    The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open source initiative that embodies the vision that publishers can create mobile optimized content once and have it load instantly everywhere.
  • Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
    Primary goals are: Create fully modularized sound driver which will support kerneld/kmod, Create new ALSA Kernel API which breaks most of limitations of current OSS API, Ensure compatibility with most binary OSS/Lite applications, Create ALSA Library (C,C++) and ALSA Manager
  • Affero Project
    created to facilitate funding for Free Software and Open Source projects and to facilitate more effective dialogue among groups
  • AlcoveBook
    groups DocBook-centered tools mainly developed at Alcove including the AlcoveBook DTD, Stylesheets and Tools
  • Arabeyes
    a Meta project that is aimed at fully supporting the Arabic language in the Unix/Linux environment. It is designed to be a central location to standardize the Arabization process
  • Archive Games
    Archive Games is a project to distribute games via the Internet in an easy-to-use compact interface. It allows users to browse, download, update, and launch games. Game authors can autonomously release patches to their users, who may update their installations with a single button click.
  • Automotive Grade Linux
    Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a project dedicated to creating open source software solutions for automotive applications.
  • AutoPilot UAV project
    goal is to produce an autonomous aerial vehicle that can stay aloft for over two hours, carrying over 50 kg of payload and cost less than $10,000
  • Beowulf Project
    Beowulf is a project to produce the software for off-the-shelf clustered workstations based on commodity PC-classhardware, a high-bandwidth internal network, and the Linux operating system.
  • Beyond Linux From Scratch
    Beyond Linux From Scratch (BLFS) is a project that continues where the LFS book finishes. It assists users in developing their systems according to their needs by providing a broad range of instructions for installing and configuring various packages on top of a base LFS system.
  • BioJava Project
    an open-source project dedicated to providing Java tools for processing biological data. This will include objects for manipulating sequences, file parsers, CORBA interoperability, access to ACeDB, dynamic programming, and simple statistical routines
  • Bumblebee
    Bumblebee is a project aiming to support NVIDIA Optimus technology under Linux.
  • Civil Infrastructure Platform
    Civil Infrastructure Platform is an open source framework that will provide the software foundation needed to deliver essential services for civil infrastructure and economic development on a global scale. Early supporters of CIP include Codethink, Hitachi, Plat'Home, Siemens and Toshiba.
  • Cluster Infrastructure for Linux
    developing a common infrastructure for Linux clustering by extending the Cluster Membership and Internode Communication Subsystems from Compaq's NonStop Clusters for Unixware code base
  • ComputerBank Project
    A project to delivery refurbished Linux machines to the under-privileged in Australia
  • Conglomerate
    a project to create a complete structured information authoring, management, archival, revision control and transformation system. Conglomerate uses XML semantics and powerful graphical editing, coupled with a centralised storage model and a flexible transformation language to create an environment which is easy to use, produces high-quality structured output, and lets the user target several output media with a single source document
  • coreboot
    coreboot is an Open Source project aimed at replacing the normal BIOS with a little bit of hardware initialization and a compressed Linux kernel that can be booted from a cold start.
  • Cross-LFS
    Cross Linux From Scratch (CLFS) is a project that provides you with step-by-step instructions for building your own customized Linux system entirely from source. This is a multi-architecture version of Linux From Scratch that is cross-compiled. It currently supports Alpha, MIPS, PowerPC, Sparc, x86, and x86_64.
    CVS Manual Translation Project is a project to translate the CVS documentation into German (may be other languages).
  • DECnet
    DECnet is a project to provide DECnet phase IV connectivity for Linux.
  • DotGNU Project
    a meta-project that will consist of between ten and twenty software development projects. The main components of DotGNU are the DotGNU Platform and the DotGNU Virtual Identities system
  • DRobot
    aims to share resources amongst users of Nomadics robots. Nomadics was a supplier of research robots for many years but has now gone out of the robotics business and no longer provides updated binaries for it's robots
    the Dresden Real-Time Operating System Project: a research project aiming at the support of applications with Quality of Service requirements. They use a monolithic Linux server on top of the microkernel as a base for DROPS
  • eelo
    eelo is a non-profit project, in the public interest. We build open-source mobile operating systems and associated web services that respect user's data privacy.
  • Enterprise Volume Management System Project
    has the goal of providing unparalleled flexibility and extensibility in managing storage. It represents a new approach to logical volume management, as the architecture introduces a plug-in model that allows for easy expansion or customization of various levels of volume management
  • Festvox
    aims to make the building of new synthetic voices more systemic and better documented, making it possible for anyone to build a new voice
  • Flatpak
    Flatpak is the new framework for desktop applications on Linux. Distributing applications on Linux is a pain: different distributions in multiple versions, each with their own versions of libraries and packaging formats. Flatpak is here to change all that. It allows the same app to be installed on different Linux distributions, including different versions. And it has been designed from the ground up with security in mind, so that apps are isolated from each other and from the host system.
  • Free Digital Money
    Free Digital Money is a free open source project aimed at promoting ideas and stimulating further innovation in the field of digital bearer money.
  • Free Film Project
    to be a complete suite of utilities which, when used together, will act as a complete virtual film studio
  • FreeBIOS
    The goal of the FreeBIOS project is to be a central gathering point for BIOS firmware code which can be used to initialize and boot various services. Initially, due to the large scope of the project, FreeBIOS will likely only boot the Linux kernel on a few chipsets. This project eventually turned into the highly successful linuxBIOS project.
  • Freefire Project
    Freefire Project tries to support Developers and Integrators in building IT Security Solutions (especially Firewalls) based on Free Tools (Open Source).
  • Freenet
    aims to create an information publication system similar to the World Wide Web (but with several major advantages over it) based on the protocol described in Ian Clarke's paper A Distributed Decentralised Information Storage and Retrieval System
  • Functionally Overloaded Linux Kernel
    aims to pool together as many kernel projects as possible, ironing out conflicts where possible, so that experimental kernel projects can get greater exposure, safely, and so that those projects can be tested under much more varied conditions
  • GGI Project
    GGI aims at unifying the way applications access the user display by defining a generic abstraction of the notion of graphic display. GGI defines high-level abstraction of input sources and displays, with a small set of management functions and general drawing operations. In GGI, the abstraction of a display is called a visual, and the actual device to which a visual is bound is a target. Targets can be anything from an X11 window to a 10 meter wide multi screen display. The association of a visual and a target is done at runtime by GGI internals and the process is transparent to the application.
  • Globus project
    developing basic software infrastructure for computations that integrate geographically distributed computational and information resources
  • GNOME Accessibility Project
    The suite of software services and support in GNOME that allows people with disabilities to utilize all of the functionality of the GNOME user environment.
  • GNU Telephony
    GNU Telephony is a meta project dedicated to the development and promotion of the use of free software for telephony. This project is used to directly support the GNU Common C++ family of libraries, telephony application servers such as GNU Bayonne, ip/pstn gateway packages such as Troll, and some other useful telephony related free software packages.
  • GNU/Linux Desktop Testing Project
    GNU/Linux Desktop Testing Project (GNU/LDTP) is aimed at producing high quality test automation framework and cutting-edge tools that can be used to test GNU/Linux Desktop and improve it. It uses the Accessibility libraries to poke through the application's user interface. The framework has tools to generate Appmap by reading through the user interface components of an application. The framework also has tools to record test-cases based on user-selection on the application.
  • GNUnilink
    GNUnilink is a project to build a PIC to emulate the responses of a Sony CD MultiChanger, so that the Phono/RCA's on the rear on Sony head units can be used for a portable CD or MP3 player.
  • HP Linux Imaging and Printing
    HPLIP is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux. The HPLIP project provides printing support for 1,111 printer models, including Deskjet, Officejet, Photosmart, PSC (Print Scan Copy), Business Inkjet, LaserJet, and LaserJet MFP.
  • Hyperledger Project
    The Hyperledger Project is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and currently missing requirements, for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers that can transform the way business transactions are conducted globally.
  • Jikes Research Virtual Machine (Jikes RVM)
    runs on AIX/PowerPC, Linux/PowerPC and Linux/IA-32 platforms and includes state-of-the-art virtual machine technologies for dynamic compilation, adaptive optimization, garbage collection, thread scheduling and synchronization
  • Kannel project
    an open source WAP and SMS gateway which can be used to serve the established user base with SMS capable handsets as well as the early adopters with their WAP terminals
  • KernCob
    a project geared towards creating a stable Linux-2.4 kernel for the Sun Cobalt (formally Cobalt Networks) Generation III and Generation V Intel based server appliances. It is available in .patch form for your Sun Cobalt Appliance
  • Kubuntu Continuous Integration (CI)
    The Kubuntu CI system does builds from KDE Git master along with Kubuntu packaging. It is useful for developing and testing KDE software as well as Kubuntu packaging.
  • Large Scale Linux Information Project
    the objective of Large Scale Linux Infomation Project is to collect as many examples as possible where Linux is operated in very large scale, and to open them to the public
  • Libreboot
    Libreboot is a free BIOS or UEFI replacement (free as in freedom); libre boot firmware that initializes the hardware and starts a bootloader for your operating system. It's also an open source BIOS, but open source fails to promote freedom
  • Linux @ SunSITE Denmark
    Linux resources at SunSITE Denmark. Projects, documentation, FTP mirrors, RPM repository, and other stuff...
  • Linux Business Solutions Project
    a new project whose goal is to provide more coherent, comprehensive documentation on how Linux can be used to solve common business problems
  • Linux Counter
    Here you can get yourself and your computer counted among the Linux users
  • Linux Event Logging for Enterprise-Class Systems
    provide an open-source, platform-independent Event Logging facility for the Linux Operating system and Linux applications, which offers capabilities and features comparable to Event and Error Logging facilities found in Enterprise-class, UNIX-based Operating Systems
  • Linux Font Project
    Linux Font Project develops readable bitmap fonts for console and X (and Windows).
  • Linux Memory Technology Device project
    aims to provide a unified subsystem for handling RAM and Flash cards (Memory Technology Devices). It is intended to be compatible with the Linux PCMCIA code, to prevent duplication of code and effort, yet its main target is small embedded systems
  • Linux NTFS file system support
    goals of this project are: create a new Linux kernel driver for the NTFS file system (v1.2 and later 3.0), user space utilities (e.g. format, ntfs check, etc.) and a library to avoid code duplication and provide access to NTFS to other GPLed programs
  • Linux scalability
    the primary goal of this research is to improve the scalability and robustness of the Linux operating system in order to support greater network server workloads more reliably
  • Linux Terminal Server Project
    Linux Terminal Server Project is an OpenSource project that extends the power and flexibility of Linux by making it easier and less expensive to deploy Linux workstations on every desk. Read more
  • Linux trustees
    to create an advanced permission management system for linux
  • Linux USB Project
    created to serve as a central point of information for USB support under Linux
  • Linux Wacom Tablet Project
    manages the libraries, configuration, and diagnostic tools for Wacom tablets running under Linux. It also maintains updated linux kernel drivers and XFree86 XInput drivers
  • Linux-Equipped Astronauts Project
    a project to port to Linux those applications that the astronauts use on their laptops, so that each astronaut has a choice of operating systems
  • LinuxBoot
    LinuxBoot is a firmware for modern servers that replaces specific firmware functionality like the UEFI DXE phase with a Linux kernel and runtime.
  • Lunar Numbat
    Lunar Numbat is a team of Australians and New Zealanders who use their skill and Open-Source technologies to partner with the Google Lunar X-Prize team White Label Space.
    The MILLE-XTERM project's goal is to provide a robust, flexible, and scalable infrastructure for massive deployment of X-terminals. It will provide a practical solution to the management of thousands of X-Terminals in a school district (for instance).
  • MISA Initiative Project
    an initiative to develop a commercial strength business suite for the open source business community. MISA is being developed under the GPL, and LGPL
  • Mono Project
    an open development initiative sponsored by Ximian that is working to develop an open source, Unix version of the Microsoft .NET development platform
  • Mozilla
    The Netscape 5 project - "free" source code, coordination and development resources.
    MPEG4IP provides a standards-based system for encoding, streaming, and playing MPEG-4 encoded audio and video.
  • NFS Version 4 Open Source Reference Implementation
    the goal of this project is to produce a minimally IETF compliant NFS version 4 client and server running in the Linux kernel by January 1, 2000. CITI's strategy is to adapt the existing Linux NFS version 3 kernel client and server code, implementing mandatory features only, such as compound requests, mount, open, read, write, and navigation primatives
  • Open Compute Project
    Open Compute Project is a Facebook-driven effort to develop open source servers and switches.
  • Open Container Project
    The Open Container Project is a lightweight, open governance structure, to be formed under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, for the express purpose of creating open industry standards around container formats and runtime.
  • Open For Business
    an open source project that provides tools for businesses based on Sun's J2EE standard. The project is intended to be open and used by a large group of people
  • Open Lighting Project
    The Open Lighting Project is a group of people from around the world who have the common goal of producing open source & free software solutions for the entertainment lighting industry.
  • Open Source
    Tuxedo is an initiative to promote Free Software to the world.
  • Open Source Database Benchmark
    defining a database-independent, system-independent benchmark to enable individuals to analyze the performance of a variety of system configurations
  • OpenAI
    geared toward developing a specification for AI related tools. The specification will allow these tools to operate in a modular fashion and be highly interoperable with other tools adhering to the specification
  • OpenAPS
    OpenAPS is an open and transparent effort to make safe and effective basic Artificial Pancreas System (APS) technology widely available to more quickly improve and save as many lives as possible and reduce the burden of Type 1 diabetes.
  • OpenCA
    OpenCA is a collaborative effort to develop a full featured interfaces structure for currently available security-related and administrative toolkit developed for managing x509 digital certificates common operations (i.e. admission, verify, revocation, suspension, etc... ). The project will therefore cover various aspects of administrative solutions in managing digital certificates and will be using many different software today available among the Open Source community.
  • OpenCOE
    OpenCOE provides an implementation of the publicly-available DII COE APIs. The Defense Information Infrastructure Common Operating Environment (DII COE) is an initiative of the Defense Information System Agency to provide a common set of resources and procedures for system administration and security across multiple platforms.
  • OpenDRDA
    a project to produce client and server libraries for the DRDA (Distributed Relational Database Architecture) protocol
  • OpenHPI
    an open source project created with the intent of providing an implementation of the SA Forum's Hardware Platform Interface (HPI). HPI provides an abstracted interface to managing computer hardware, typically for chassis and rack based servers
  • OpenIPMI
    The Open IPMI project aims to develop an open code base to allow access to platform information using Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI).
  • OpenKickOff
    the aim of the OpenKickOff project is to develop a free, opensource GPLed soccer game similar to KickOff
  • OpenMAMA
    OpenMAMA is an open-source project to deliver a high-performance messaging interface that can speed time to market for new applications.
  • OpenMoko
    OpenMoko is a community project sponsored by Taiwanese computer manufacturing giant First International Computer (FIC).
  • OpenSC
    SmartCard library and applications with support for PKCS#15 compatible cards
  • OpenSCADA Project
    The OpenSCADA project aims to create a full-featured and state-of-the-art SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system to be used in industrial and civil engineering applications to control distributed systems from a master location.
  • OpenSource Printing Project
    focused on creating great OpenSource printing. So far, it has released tools and components including GPr, libppd, libprinterconf, snmpkit
  • OpenSSI
    leverages both HP's NonStop Clusters for Unixware technology and other open source technology to provide a full, highly available SSI environment for Linux. Goals for OpenSSI Clusters include availability, scalability and manageability, built from standard servers
  • OSEF: Open Source Education Foundation
    The Open Source Education Foundation (OSEF) was founded on the idea that technology in education should prepare students to excel with technology. It is the role of educators to help students become productive members of society. OSEF will research and develop the tools required to ensure that educators and students alike have the information needed to succeed in our technological society
  • PCI Hot Plug for Linux
    developing the infrastructure for PCI Hot Plug, including some minor 2.4 kernel changes and a driver for the Compaq PCI Hot Plug Controller
    aims to re-implement the solutions presented in the Perl Cookbook (by Tom Christiansen & Nathan Torkington, published by O'Reilly) in other programming languages
  • Project Gado
    Project Gado aims to create a powerful, durable Open Source robotic scanner for sensitive archival materials which can be built using simple tools for less than $500.
  • Project Kubic
    Project Kubic is a generic project for the many new initiatives related to re-designing the operating system around principles of immutable infrastructure and the usage of a stack based on Linux, docker project and Kubernetes. The primary building block of the Kubic Project is the Container Host OS based on openSUSE Tumbleweed.
  • Project Sputnik
    Project Sputnik began life as a scrappy skunk works project at Dell. The idea was to work with the developer community to pilot a solution based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the Dell XPS 13 ultrabook.
  • Saint Jude
    a Project to develop Kernel-Level IDS mechinisms to protect the integrity of host systems
    Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability: an IBM Open Source project, intended to enhance the manageability of GNU/Linux systems. It does so by enabling GNU/Linux for WBEM, Web Based Enterprise Management, a set of standards defined by the DMTF and fostered by the WBEMsource initiative
  • SchoolTool
    SchoolTool is a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an Open Source licence.
    the SHRIMP (Scalable High-performance Really Inexpensive Multi-Processor) project investigates how to construct high-performance servers with a network of commodity PCs, and commodity operating systems
  • Simple End-User Linux (SEUL)
    The goal of the SEUL project is to create a Linux distribution that the average home/office user can install and use.
  • SSI project
    leverages both Compaq's NonStop Clusters for Unixware technology and other open source technology to provide a full, highly available SSI environment for Linux
  • TAHI Project
    TAHI Project is the joint effort formed with the objective of developing and providing the verification technology for IPv6.
  • The Fuzzing Project
    The Fuzzing Project maintains a list of software packages with a rough categorization of how well they resist fuzzing and some helpful pointers.
  • The Jakarta Project
    the goal of the Jakarta Project is to provide commercial-quality server solutions based on the Java Platform that are developed in an open and cooperative fashion
  • The Linux Professional Certification Project
    Our goal is to further the acceptance of the Linux OS in the general mainstream IT community by the establishment of standards and methodology for training, testing and professional certification of Linux administration, networking and (perhaps) programming personnel. While many in the Linux community may feel that this is not necessary, we feel that this process will further acceptance in the mainstream IT community, by enabling IT / MIS managers some manner of ascertaining the bona fides of potential employees that they will be needing to utilize in the near future, as Linux makes it's certain transition to equality with Microsoft server and desktop OSes.
  • The Littlefish Health Project
    an open souce project to provide high quality Patient information and recall software for use in developing countries
  • The Objex Project
    resembles GNU project that is to develop a complete operating system which is Free and Open Source Software. In contrast to the GNU project we are going to build modern system to put together all recent attainments in computers science rather than Unix-like system
  • The Open Service Availability Framework
    The Open Service Availability Framework is a framework of services based on the standard defined at It lets you turn your application into highly available services. It includes an availability management framework, a message service, a lock service, an event service, a checkpoint service, and much more.
  • The USB/IP Project
    The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates "USB protocols" into IP packets and transmits them between computers.
  • The wormhole Project
    Wormhole is (sorry, in the far future it'll be) a strategy game similar to Master of Orion or Ascendancy.
    a project to aid in localization of software. Deals with conversion between different translation formats (such as gettext-based .po formats, formats, and Mozilla formats). Also tools to help process localizations etc
  • TuxPal
    TuxPal is an effort to write Linux drivers for the Playmates DotPal figures.
  • UDE Project
    The UDE Project is developing a new Linux GUI. The goals are a fast and easy to use GUI.
  • Unreal Tournament Open Source
    formed to develop libraries, executables, and tools relevant to the Unreal Tournament engine. The project focuses on improving the quality of the UT Linux port through open source development
  • VideoLAN
    A project of students from the École Centrale Paris. Its main goals are MPEG and DVD playing and broadcasting on the campus.
  • Vineyard
    Vineyard is a collection of tools and libraries designed to make managing Windows programs on Linux easier. More specifically, it aims to improve the integration of Wine and the Free Desktop and to make it easier to create programs and tools that integrate with Wine.
  • Window Manager Icons
    purpose of the wm-icons project is to standardize desktop icon issues and to provide an efficient configurable icon distribution
  • Wireless Tools for Linux
    Wireless Tools for Linux is an Open Source project sponsored by Hewlett Packard since 1996, and built with the contribution of many Linux users all over the world.
  • X-Itools
    to propose an alternative to products like Exchange or Lotus Notes/Domino. They are composed of several modules, and this project has been under development for several years
  • Xbox Linux Project
    aims to provide a version of GNU/Linux for the Xbox, so that it can be used as an ordinary computer. Linux should make use of all Xbox hardware and allow to install and run software from standard i386 Linux distributions

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