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Surveying Linux system update and integrity protection schemes

Apr 28, 2017 — 95 views

At ELC 2017, Intel’s Patrick Ohly explores the pros and cons of system update mechanisms and integrity protection schemes for Yocto Project.

Mentor tips Azure IoT support and Linux-driven self-driving tech

Apr 24, 2017 — 345 views

Mentor announced Azure Certified for IoT compliance for Mentor Embedded Linux, and unveiled a Linux-based “DRS360” self-driving car platform.

Open source group focuses on industrial IoT gateway middleware

Apr 24, 2017 — 542 views

The Linux Foundation has launched an open source, cross-platform “EdgeX Foundry” project based on Dell’s FUSE for standardizing middleware on IoT gateways.

X-ES spins Enterprise Linux BSP for its x86 boards

Apr 21, 2017 — 668 views

X-ES launched a RHEL-compatible “X-ES Enterprise Linux” distro optimized for its x86 COMs and SBCs starting with its recent Xeon/Broadwell VPX and VME SBCs.

Developing a wearable with Zephyr

Apr 20, 2017 — 562 views

At ELC, Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong related how they used Zephyr to build a wearable. They praised Zephyr, but dinged the review tools and governance.

Cutting Linux down to size

Apr 14, 2017 — 5,263 views

New tools like musl, toybox, and Clang are offering new techniques for shrinking the Linux kernel, file-system, and user space for IoT.

Ubuntu convergence implodes

Apr 6, 2017 — 2,060 views

With Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Canonical will replace Ubuntu’s touch-enabled Unity8 “convergence” desktop with GNOME, thereby abandoning its mobile ambitions.

Building a secure bootloader for the Quark D2000 and SE

Apr 5, 2017 — 402 views

At ELC 2017, Intel’s Daniele Alessandrelli related how his team built a QM-Bootloader for Intel’s MCU-like Quark D2000 and SE with secure firmware upgrades.

Open source OTA software targets Linux devices

Mar 31, 2017 — 1,077 views

Mender’s open source, Yocto-optimized OTA updater for embedded Linux devices features a dual A/B rootfs partition layout with automatic rollback support.

Linux, meet DisplayPort

Mar 31, 2017 — 2,543 views

At ELC 2017, Intel’s Manasi Navare described how she patched Linux 4.12 for true DisplayPort compliance, and offered tips on pushing patches upstream.

OpenGL accelerated x86 games come to Raspberry Pi

Mar 30, 2017 — 3,080 views

Eltechs released v2.0 of its ExaGear Desktop VM for running x86 apps on ARM/Linux devices. It adds OpenGL hardware graphics acceleration for the Pi 2 and 3.

Consortium aims to unify Linux and Android IoT

Mar 17, 2017 — 1,262 views

Advantech and nine firms, including Retronix, ThunderSoft, Canonical, and Timesys, launched an Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA) for IoT standards.

Ubuntu snaps expand to Orange Pi SBCs and a QorIQ SoC

Mar 16, 2017 — 1,662 views

Shenzhen Xunlong is launching an Ubuntu snap app store for its Orange Pi SBCs. Canonical also ported its snap-based Ubuntu Core distro to NXP’s LS1043A SoC.