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How to Survive Embedded Linux - Part 1 The Embedded Linux Development Process

The Embedded Linux Development Process The Linux kernel can run on many different computer architectures, most of which are quite popular in the embedded world.  All of the base packages allowing the OS to perform the basic tasks are suitable for cross-compilation, therefore Linux can be as...
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Stephano Cetola
Stephano Cetola highlighted some of his favorite Yocto utilities, scripts, and commands at Embedded Linux Conference 2018.

Real-World Build Tips for Yocto

Despite its widespread and growing adoption, the Yocto Project is one of the more misunderstood of Linux technologies. It’s not a distribution but rather a collection of open source templates, tools, and methods for creating custom embedded Linux-based systems. Yocto Project contributor and Intel...
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Walt Miner AGL
At the recent Embedded Linux Conference, Walt Miner provided an AGL update and summarized AGL’s Yocto Project based Unified Code Base (UCB) for automotive infotainment.

Automotive Grade Linux Looks Forward to Daring Dab and Electric Eel in 2017

After working for seven years at Tier 1 automotive suppliers that were members of the GENIVI project, Walt Miner, the Community Manager for the Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project understands the challenges of herding the car industry toward a common, open source computing...
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Patrick Ohly
Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel, discusses integrity protection schemes and system update mechanisms at the recent Embedded Linux Conference.

Pros and Cons of System Update and Integrity Protection Schemes

Given the increasing malware attacks against Linux-based IoT devices, there is growing interest in integrity protection schemes, as well as system update mechanisms that support over-the-air (OTA) field upgrades. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference, Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel...
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How to create your own Linux Distribution with Yocto on Ubuntu

In this article, our focus is the creation of a minimal Linux distribution using the Yocto project on the Ubuntu platform. The Yocto project is very famous in the embedded Linux world because of its flexibility and ease of use.  The purpose of the Yocto project is to create a Linux distro for...
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IoT security
In this final, future-looking segment of our IoT series, we look at two Linux-based, Docker-oriented container technologies that are being proposed as solutions to IoT security.

The Future of IoT: Containers Aim to Solve Security Crisis

Despite growing security threats, the Internet of Things hype shows no sign of abating. Feeling the FoMo, companies are busily rearranging their roadmaps for IoT. The transition to IoT runs even deeper and broader than the mobile revolution. Everything gets swallowed in the IoT maw, including...
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