TechRepublic: Automotive Grade Linux brings open source to the auto industry

Open source seems to be popping up everywhere. The collaborative nature of the license makes for the perfect foundation for which to develop a system, platform, application, etc. And open source isn't content with being confined to your PC, laptop, or mobile device. Open source wants to travel... and travel it will. A brand new distribution of Linux, Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), is coming to fruition that targets the automotive industry. I'm not talking about embedded systems running the machines that build the cars you drive, but the cars themselves.

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