System Internals

Various low-level software projects not covered by other major channels are covered within this channel.

BlueZ

BlueZ serves as the Linux Bluetooth protocol stack.

Btrfs

The Btrfs user-space utilities (btrfs-progs) for the Btrfs file-system living within the Linux kernel.

Dalvik

Dalvik is a virtual machine and core libraries for Google's Android operating system.

DBus

DBus is a FreeDesktop.org lightweight IPC implementation for Linux.

FreeType

The FreeType portable font engine.

glibc

The GNU C library.

HarfBuzz

HarfBuzz is an open-source text shaping library.

libcxx

libcxx is the C++ standard library implementation for LLVM.

Mono

Mono is an ECMA CLI, C#, and .NET implementation of Microsoft's technologies.

NetworkManager

NetworkManager is an open-source network management component.

Phoronix Test Suite

The Phoronix Test Suite is the leading open-source multi-platform benchmarking and automated testing framework developed by Phoronix Media.

Plymouth

Plymouth is a modern graphical boot system for Linux machines and developed by Red Hat.

PulseAudio

PulseAudio is an open-source multi-OS network sound server commonly used by modern Linux distributions.

systemd

systemd is the widely-used system management daemon for the Linux kernel.

uClibc

uClibc is a C library targeting embedded Linux systems.

UDisks

UDisks provides disk management support.

UPower

UPower provides power management and power abstraction support for DeviceKit.

WebKit

WebKit is the widely-used open-source web-browser rendering engine.

WINE

Wine Is Not An Emulator. Wine allows for Microsoft Windows programs to run unmodified on Windows, OS X, and Solaris/BSD operating systems.