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10 New Open Source Projects You May Not Know About

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With so many open source software projects under way at any given moment, it can be difficult to keep tabs on all that's going on.

Firefox, Linux, LibreOffice, and the partially open Android platform may dominate the lion's share of the headlines, but there are countless lesser-known open source efforts that are equally worthy of attention.

Want a few examples? Open source-focused provider Black Duck Software this past week announced the winners of its fourth annual Open Source Rookies of the Year. Included in the list are a bunch of new projects that are worth watching.

1. Bootstrap, a toolkit from Twitter designed to kick-start development of Web applications and sites;

2. BrowserID,




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today's leftovers

  • Manjaro ARM to shut down
    While the project is dying, the team has offered help to anyone who is willing to continue this project. The team will guide through all the process and even teach if needed. If anyone is interested in continuing this project, now is the time. Otherwise we all have to say goodbye to Manjaro-ARM.
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