Category Archives: Technical

Free Electrons registered as Yocto Project Participant.

Earlier this month, Free Electrons applied and was elected Yocto Project Participant by the Yocto Project Advisory Board. This badge is awarded to people and companies actively participating to the Yocto Project and promoting it. We have mainly contributed to … Continue reading

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Linux 3.17 released, Free Electrons 14th contributing company

Linux 3.17 has been released a few days ago. One can read the coverage of the 3.17 merge window by LWN (part 1 and part 2) to get some details about the new features brought by this kernel release. As … Continue reading

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Xenomai 2.6.4 released, with Atmel SAMA5D3 support

At the end of September, the Xenomai project has announced the release of version 2.6.4. For the record, Xenomai is a hard real-time extension to the Linux kernel. Amongst a number of bug fixes and improvements, this new release brings … Continue reading

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Atmel SAMA5D4 support in the mainline Linux kernel

Atmel announced its new ARM Cortex-A5-based SoC on October 1, the SAMA5D4. Compared to the previous Cortex-A5 SoC from Atmel, the SAMA5D3, this new version brings a L2 cache, NEON, a slightly different clock tree, a hardware video decoder, and … 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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Free Electrons at Kernel Recipes 2014

The Kernel Recipes conference is holding its third edition next week in Paris, on September 25th and 26th. With speakers like Greg Kroah-Hartmann, Hans Peter Anvin, Martin Peres, Hans Verkuil or Jean Delvare and many others, it is going to … Continue reading

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Videos from Embedded Linux Conference 2014

As the summer is coming to an end, we finally managed to publish the videos we recorded during the last Embedded Linux Conference, held earlier this year in San Jose, California. This year, the Linux Foundation was only recording the … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project

We were kindly provided a copy of Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project, written by Otavio Salvador and Daiane Angolini. It is available at Packt Publishing, either in an electronic format (DRM free) or printed. This book will help you … Continue reading

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Slides from the LinuxCon North America 2014 conference

The LinuxCon North America conference was held a few days ago in Chicago. A number of slides from the conference have been published. While the conference is a general purpose Linux conference, there were quite a few talks discussed kernel … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux training update: Atmel Xplained, and more!

We are happy to announce that we have published a significant update of our Embedded Linux training course. As all our training materials, this update is freely available for everyone, under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA) license. This update brings the … Continue reading

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