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Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded training materials published

As we announced in out latest newsletter, we recently launched a new Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded development training course. The first public session will take place in Toulouse, France on November 18-20 and we still have a few seats available. … Continue reading

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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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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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Linux 3.16 released, Free Electrons 7th contributing company

Linus Torvalds has released the 3.16 kernel a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, the KernelNewbies LinuxChanges page has not been updated, but LWN.net summaries of the merge window (part 1, part 2 and final part) give a good summary of the … Continue reading

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Linux 3.15 released, an overview of Free Electrons contributions

The 3.15 of the Linux kernel was released just a few days ago by Linus Torvalds. As explained by LWN.net, the headline features in 3.15 include some significant memory management improvements, the renameat2() system call, file-private POSIX locks, a new … Continue reading

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Marvell publishes the datasheet of the Armada 370 processor

Over the last two years, Free Electrons has contributed support for the Marvell Armada 370 and Marvell Armada XP processors to the mainline Linux kernel. These ARM processors are used mainly in Network Attached Storage devices but also in other … 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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Linux 3.14 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

Linus Torvalds has just released the 3.14 version of the Linux kernel. As usual, it incorporates a large number of changes, for which a good summary is available on the KernelNewbies site. This time around, Free Electrons is the 19th … Continue reading

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