This presentation lists the main strengths of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) solutions for embedded systems, as well as their weaknesses.
It can help in considering all pros and cons when making a decision between a FOSS operating system and a proprietary one.
Caution: this document is currently not maintained, and some of its parts are probably out of date.
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