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Buildroot 2016.11 released, Free Electrons contributions

The 2016.11 release of Buildroot has been published on November, 30th. The release announcement, by Buildroot maintainer Peter Korsgaard, gives numerous details about the new features and updates brought by this release. This new release provides support for using multiple … Continue reading

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Buildroot training updated to Buildroot 2016.05

Almost exactly one year ago, we announced the availability of our training course on Buildroot. This course received very good feedback, both from our customers, and from the community. In our effort to continuously improve and update our training materials, … Continue reading

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Factory flashing with U-Boot and fastboot on Freescale i.MX6

Introduction For one of our customers building a product based on i.MX6 with a fairly low-volume, we had to design a mechanism to perform the factory flashing of each product. The goal is to be able to take a freshly … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM and the Buildroot Developers Meeting

The FOSDEM conference will take place on January 30-31 in Brussels, Belgium. Like every year, there are lots of interesting talks for embedded developers, starting from the Embedded, Mobile and Automotive Devroom, but also the Hardware track, the Graphics track. … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2015.05 release, Free Electrons contributions inside

The Buildroot project has recently released a new version, 2015.05. With exactly 1800 patches, it’s the largest release cycle ever, with patches from more than 100 different contributors. It’s an impressive number, showing the growing popularity of Buildroot as an … Continue reading

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New training course on Buildroot: materials freely available

Last year, Free Electrons launched a new training course on using the Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded to develop embedded Linux systems. In the selection of build system tools available in the embedded Linux ecosystem, another very popular choice is Buildroot, … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM 2015

For many open-source developers based in Europe, the FOSDEM is probably the most useful, interesting and exciting conference. Once again this year, several Free Electrons engineers will attend the conference: Maxime Ripard, mainly involved in Allwinner related kernel development, as … 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 Q2 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. Free Electrons continued to contribute significantly to the Linux kernel, and specifically improvements to … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Conference 2014, Free Electrons participation

One of the most important conference of the Embedded Linux community will take place at the end of this month in California: the Embedded Linux Conference will be held in San Jose from April, 29th to May, 1st, co-located with … Continue reading

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