Author Archives: Michael Opdenacker

About Michael Opdenacker

Michael Opdenacker is the founder of Free Electrons. He is best known for all the free embedded Linux and kernel training materials that he created together with Thomas Petazzoni. He is always looking for ways to increase performance, reduce size and boot time, and to maximize Linux' world domination. More details...

Free seat in Android training session

At Free Electrons, we owe a lot to the Free Software community, and we’re doing our best to give back as much as we can. One way of doing that is welcoming community contributors in our public training sessions about … Continue reading

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2016 Q1 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. The Free Electrons team wishes you a Happy New Year for 2016, with many new bits to enjoy in your life! Free Electrons is happy to take this opportunity to share some … Continue reading

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ELCE 2015 conference videos available

As often in the recent years, the Linux Foundation has shot videos of most of the talks at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2015, in Dublin last October. These videos are now available on YouTube, and individual links are provided … Continue reading

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UN climate conference: switching to “green” electricity

The United Nations 2015 Climate Change Conference is an opportunity for everyone to think about contributing to the transition to renewable and sustainable energy sources. One way to do that is to buy electricity that is produced from renewable resources … Continue reading

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The quest for Linux friendly embedded board makers

We used to keep a list of Linux friendly embedded board makers. When this page was created in the mid 2000s, this page was easy to maintain. Though more and more products were created with Linux, it was still difficult … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux internships at Free Electrons in 2016

Free Electrons has internship topics to propose to people studying in French Universities or Engineering Schools: Exploring and evaluating performance analysis tools for embedded Linux (French) Development of a toolchain generation infrastructure with Buildroot (French) Development of a Continuous Integration … Continue reading

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2015 Q2 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. Free Electrons working on the $9 computer! NextThing Co, a company based in Oakland, California, made the news in the last months by starting a successful crowdfunding campaign to develop a $9 … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux and kernel job openings for 2015

At Free Electrons, we are starting to get more and more requests for very cool projects. As it can be very frustrating to turn down very interesting opportunities (such as projects that allow us to contribute to the Linux kernel, … Continue reading

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2015 Q1 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. The Free Electrons team wishes you a Happy New Year for 2015, with plenty of optimism and energy! Free Electrons is happy to take this opportunity to share some news about the … Continue reading

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2014 Q3 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. Free Electrons is happy to share some news about the latest training and contribution activities of the company. Kernel contributions Since our last newsletter, our engineering team continued to make significant contributions … Continue reading

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