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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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Linux 4.2 released, Free Electrons contributions inside

Linus Torvalds has released last sunday the 4.2 release of the Linux kernel. LWN.net covered the merge window of this 4.2 release cycle in 3 parts (part 1, part 2 and part 3), giving a lot of details about the … Continue reading

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Free Electrons talks at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe

The Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2015 will take place on October 5-7 in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the entire Free Electrons engineering team will participate to the event, as we believe it is one of the great way for our … Continue reading

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Linux 4.1 released, Free Electrons 17th contributing company

Linus Torvalds recently released the 4.1 Linux kernel, for which LWN.net gave a good description of the major new features: 4.1 Merge window, part 1, 4.1 Merge window, part 2, The 4.1 merge window closes. As usual, Free Electrons engineers … Continue reading

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Free Electrons working on the $9 C.H.I.P. computer

If you’re following the news about embedded Linux and new cool development platforms, you for sure couldn’t miss the announcement on the world’s first $9 computer. This computer, called C.H.I.P., was started through a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter and reception … Continue reading

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Free Electrons engineer Alexandre Belloni co-maintainer of Linux Atmel processor support

After becoming the co-maintainer of the Linux RTC subsystem, Free Electrons engineer Alexandre Belloni also recently became a co-maintainer for the support of Atmel ARM processors in the Linux kernel. Free Electrons has been working since early 2014 with Atmel … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook

We were kindly provided a copy of Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook, written by Alex González. It is available at Packt Publishing, either in an electronic format (DRM free) or printed. It is written as a cookbook so … 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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Free Electrons engineer Alexandre Belloni co-maintainer of the Linux RTC subsystem

The Linux RTC subsystem supports the Real Time Clock drivers for a large number of platforms and I2C or SPI based Real Time Clocks: it contains about 140 different device drivers, plus the RTC core itself. The current maintainer, Alessandro … Continue reading

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