Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi

An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25.

All code on Raspberry Pi’s ARM chip now open source

The makers of the Raspberry Pi credit card-sized computer today announced every last piece of code running on the computer’s ARM chip has been open sourced. While the computer could already run several Linux-based operating systems, not all the drivers were open source. Going fully open source prevents users from having to use drivers that are proprietary or reverse-engineered, and it should make it easier to create new Raspberry Pi-targeted OS ports.

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