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GSoC: Buildroot gaining improved ARM multimedia support

The Buildroot project is participating for the first time to the famous Google Summer of Code. This program, operated by Google, allows open-source projects to have students working on specific tasks for the summer, and the students get paid for … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2013.05 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

As planned by the release schedule, the Buildroot 2013.05 version landed at the end of May. Peter Korsgaard, the project’s maintainer, highlighted the most important additions in his release email. With more than 900 commits, it has been the busiest … Continue reading

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Free Electrons customer project on Kickstarter!

For about 6 months, we’ve been working with Crystalfontz America on an imx28-based board, targeted at the hackers and DIYers. We’ve been working on the BSP, adding support to Linux and in Buildroot for this board. Support in the mainline … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at the Libre Software Meeting

In a previous post, we detailed all the talks of the Embedded Systems and Open Hardware track of the Libre Software Meeting, taking place in Geneva in early July. Free Electrons will have a quite important presence at this event, … Continue reading

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Embedded topics at the Libre Software Meeting, Geneva, July 9-11

The Libre Software Meeting is a community-driven free software event that exists since 2000, composed of talks and workshops. Its 2012 edition will take place from July 7th to July 12th in Geneva, Switzerland. In the context of this conference, … Continue reading

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Experiment with Yocto

I recently had the opportunity to use Yocto. I already practiced quite a lot with OpenEmbedded before. You can see Yocto as a project derived from OpenEmbedded even it is a bit more than that. In fact, Yocto is made … Continue reading

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Android Builders Summit: day 2, and Yocto Developer Day

It’s now Thursday morning here in Redwood City, California, and I didn’t had the time yesterday morning to do a write-up about our second day at the Android Builders Summit. Hopefully the following write-up will give our readers some details … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at the Android Builders Summit and the Embedded Linux Conference: one talk and video recording

A good part of the Free Electrons team will be in San Francisco (actually, not in San Francisco, but in the Bay Area) from February, 13th to 17th for the Android Builders Summit and the Embedded Linux Conference. The Android … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM: two talks and video recording

As usual, Free Electrons will again be present at the FOSDEM conference in Brussels, on February, 4th and February 5th. We will of course mostly be attending the Embedded DevRoom, with multiple talks around development in the embedded space. We … Continue reading

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Buildroot Developer Day, Brussels edition

Around each FOSDEM conference and Embedded Linux Conference Europe event, we have been organizing a Buildroot Developer Day for a few years, in order to gather some developers and users of the Buildroot build system, in order to discuss the … Continue reading

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