Debian Linux readies an anti-coronavirus hack-a-thon

    Date01 Apr 2020
    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    Open-source developers are uniting to create and improve code and programs to help fight COVID-19 in avirtual COVID-19 Biohackathonfrom April 5-11 hosted by Debian Linux.

    Open-source programmers and engineers have been working on a widevariety of projects to beat coronavirus. These range from hospital management programs to speeding up drug development to buildinginexpensive ventilators. Now,Debian Linux, one of the oldest and largest Linux distribution communities, is throwing its programming resources behind a hack-a-thon trying to beatCOVID-19.

    The Debian Med team is inviting programmers to avirtual COVID-19 Biohackathonfrom April 5-11, 2020. TheDebian Med teamwants your help in improving free and open-source biomedical software programs, tools and libraries.

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