Openboardview.org is a site providing links to multiple versions of OpenBoardView. This opensource software runs without installing on Windows (EXE) and provides schematics for most popular motherboards and circuit boards. It's interactive, allowing a user to select a component and identifying it's respective connections.
coreboot allow you to replace the proprietary BIOS running on your laptop with an open-source equivalent. While this isn't an easy process, once complete will allow you full control over what hardware can be installed in the device.
The Jupyter Notebook is an open source IDE in-a-web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code. Wide variety of use cases that include statistical modeling, data visualization, DevOps integrations, machine learning and more.
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ESOS Project is an open-source software that will take a typical JBOD configuration and present it like an enterprise-class, block-based SAN target. Supports FC, FCoE, iSCSI and Infiniband which allows any user an opportunity to run a very expensive configuration using inexpensive, off the shelf components. Great for non-critical storage as well as creating home lab for self-study.
Centreon is an open-source, fully evolved network monitoring tool. Available in ISO and OVA formats, Centreon is a compatible alternative to historically powerful PRTG and MRTG tools.
Kodi is an open source media center software with an amazing UI. Links to various media sources and plugins like Plex or PS Vue. Kodi supports just about any operating system you can throw at from Windows to Raspberry Pi. An Apple TV-like ability to turn any display into a smart TV.
The Open Source community continues to ignite innovation, this time in the form of a DIY ROV robot capable of operating at amazing depths while taking HD images. Initially a community turned Kickstarter campaign, OpenROV is imaging what could be discovered in the water that covers 70% of the planet. These robots are thousands of dollar less than their privately developed counterparts.
The Open Source model has been injected into architecture and house building. Similar to downloading a 3D printer file but for building a house, component by component with thousands of hours of engineering dedicated to each piece. Watch the TED talk here and check out Wikihouse here.
Managing IP Addresses can be easily accomplished with these wonderful open source IPAM suites. Some are able to integrate with Active Directory, provide real-time metrics and provide alerts.
- The 'NOC' Project
Tftpd32 is a free, opensource IPv6 ready application which includes DHCP, TFTP, DNS, SNTP and Syslog servers as well as a TFTP client.
The TFTP client and server are fully compatible with TFTP option support (tsize, blocksize and timeout), which allow the maximum performance when transferring the data.
Some extended features such as directory facility, security tuning, interface filtering; progress bars and early acknowledgments enhance usefulness and throughput of the TFTP protocol for both client and server.
The included DHCP server provides unlimited automatic or static IP address assignment.
Tftpd32 is also provided as a Windows service.
Tftpd64 is the same application compiled as a 64 bits application.
Nowadays, more and more businesses are mandating their vendors encrypt their hard disks. This means that if the device was stolen or hard drive removed, the data contained would be scrambled and inaccessable. Symantec's Full Disk Encryption product is great but costs arouns $150. TrueCrypt is a free, open-source Windows based utility that can encrypt whole disks, files and folders.