Katherine Druckman chats with Petros Koutoupis and Kyle Rankin about FOSS (Free and Open Source Software), the benefits of contributing to the projects you use, and why you should be a FOSS fan as well.Support Reality 2.0
- Upstream (software development) - Wikipedia — In software development, upstream refers to a direction toward the original authors or maintainers of software that is distributed as source code, and is a qualification of either a version (released by the original authors, based on their upstream source code), a bug or a patch.
- osresearch/heads: A minimal Linux that runs as a coreboot or LinuxBoot ROM payload to provide a secure, flexible boot environment for laptops and servers.
- Heads — Heads is secure BIOS replacement that provides tamper-evident features to detect when the BIOS or important boot files have been modified. The official project page can be found at the official Heads GitHub page and we base our Heads BIOS off of this code. On Purism laptops Heads is built as an executable on top of the same coreboot BIOS that we have used in the past but instead of coreboot running SeaBIOS to detect and boot into your devices, coreboot runs Heads instead.
- evilsocket/opensnitch: OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall
- Some Thoughts on Open Core | Linux Journal — Why open core software is bad for the FOSS movement.