Open Distributed Data Acquisition System Linux is a mini distribution of GNU/Linux intended for use on the ODDAS project. It contains a shell and some basic commands plus servers for HTTP, FTP and telnet. It also includes the capability to perform syslog over the network, and contains a very simple mail program which allows alerts to be forwarded across the network. The whole thing squeezes into about 3M of flash on an Intel [3-6]86 processor.
ZThread is an advanced object-oriented threading and synchronization library, implemented in C++ for POSIX, MacOS, and Win32 systems. It provides an excellent and powerful abstraction from native threads. It includes interruptible thread objects and several other synchronization control objects.
DirectFB is a thin library that provides developers with hardware graphics acceleration, input device handling and abstraction, an integrated windowing system with support for translucent windows and multiple display layers on top of the Linux framebuffer device. It is a complete hardware abstraction layer with software fallbacks for every graphics operation that is not supported by the underlying hardware.
uClibc (µClibc) is a C library for developing embedded Linux systems. It is much smaller then the GNU C Library, but nearly all applications supported by glibc also work perfectly with uClibc. Porting applications from glibc to uClibc typically involves just recompiling the source code. uClibc even supports shared libraries and threading. It currently runs on standard Linux and MMU-less Linux (also known as µClinux) systems with support for ARM, i386, h8300, m68k, MIPS, mipsel, PowerPC, SH, SPARC, and v850 processors.
joeq is a Java 2 (JDK 1.3 and 1.4) compatible virtual machine. It is unique in that it is entirely implemented in Java, leading to greater reliability, portability, maintainability, and efficiency. It is also language-independent, so code from any supported language can be seamlessly compiled, linked, and executed dynamically.
Alpaca is a multitasking operating system for Z-80 based arcade hardware. It has been designed to run on both Pac-Man and Pengo based arcade machines, but can easily be ported to other machines with similar architectures. It supports four concurrently running processes, task switching, simple inter-process messaging, semaphores, and a basic window-based graphical interface.