Article: Linux Foundation creates research division to study open source impact

Document, Open Decision-Support, Research

Linux Foundation creates research division to study open source impact

In the latest sign of the growing influence of open source software, the Linux Foundation announced it is creating a new research unit to provide greater insight into the technology, as well as the people creating it.

Linux Foundation Research will be a new division with a broad mandate to explore the social and technical aspects of open source in the hopes of expanding the types of people who participate and encouraging more enterprises to adopt the technology. Among the group’s priorities are examining diversity and security.

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Article: FreeDOS commands you need to know

Code, Open Software, Open Source

FreeDOS commands you need to know

FreeDOS, the open source implementation of DOS, provides a lightweight operating system for running legacy applications on modern hardware (or in an emulator) and for updating hardware vendor fails with a Linux-compatible firmware flasher. .

Getting familiar with FreeDOS is not only a fun throwback to the computing days of the past, it’s an investment into gaining useful computing skills. In this article, I’ll look at some of the essential commands you need to know to work on a FreeDOS system.

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