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  • Save Power, Hibernate Your Embedded Linux System

    Linux on ARMWhat is the best way to save power consumption of your embedded Linux system? Is there any way to save max power and resume operation ? Yes. It is ‘hibernate’ mode, one of the Power Modes in Linux. This article talks about how we utilized this ‘hibernate mode’ in our Reference Platform Kit Meissa-I with eSOMiMX6-micro SOM.

  • LibreELEC-Based Lakka 2.0 Officially Released with Raspberry Pi Zero W Support

    Linux on ARMAfter being in development for the past six months, the Lakka team announced that their OpenELEC-based operating system for single-board computers reached 2.0 milestone.

  • OpenELEC 8.0 Linux OS Officially Out with Raspberry Pi Zero W Support, Kodi 17.1

    Linux on ARMThe development team behind the OpenELEC Linux-based entertainment operating system designed for embedded devices were proud to announce earlier the release and general availability of OpenELEC 8.0.

  • Azul Systems’ Zulu Embedded is a Build of OpenJDK for ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and x86 Compliant with Java SE standard

    Linux on ARMYesterday as I wrote about the Embedded Systems Conference 2017 schedule I came across a potentially interesting talk entitled “Building A Brain With Raspberry Pi and Zulu Embedded JVM” by Azul Systems that will explain how to build a brain emulator using a cluster of Raspberry Pi boards. I wanted to find more about it, but I have not been able to find any details about the project/demo at this stage.

  • And here it comes the new Embedded Linux Education Kit, based on UDOO Neo

    Linux on ARMFriends and fellows, we’re super glad to announce the outcome of a beautiful partnership with ARM University Program and Mouser: the Embedded Linux Education Kit. This is the ninth and latest Education Kit from ARM University and it’s beautiful to be part of such a great initiative.

  • How to Control Your Air Conditioner with Raspberry Pi Board and ANAVI Infrared pHAT

    Linux on ARMLeon ANAVI may be a full-time software engineer, but in his spare time he has started to develop open source hardware project with the help of others and by himself. Last year, I got hold of his RabbitMax Flex HAT for Raspberry Pi, and tested it with the provided LCD display, one temperature sensor, and a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

  • Mainline Linux on 64-bit ARM Amlogic SoCs, and TV Boxes such as Wetek Hub / Player 2, NEXBOX A1 / A95X, etc…

    Linux on ARMWe’ve already seen Neil Armstrong, part of BayLibre, worked on adding Amlogic SoC (S905/S905X/S912) to mainline Linux via our virtual schedule for the Embedded Linux Conference & OpenIoT Summit 2017. But at the time, although we could see some activity in Linux 4.10 including support for Nexbox A95X and Nexbox A1, they did provide that much details the work that had been done, but since then, ELC 2017 videos have been released, and BayLibre wrote a short post about 3D Graphics support in mainline Linux.

  • Manjaro-Arm Linux for embedded devices shutting down due to lack of contributors

    Linux on ARMManjaro-Arm provided a simple out-of-the-box solution for Linux on embedded boards since 2015, but due to its lack of contributor involvement, the project’s sole maintainer announced that it is shutting down.

  • How to Install Domoticz Home Automation System in NanoPi NEO and Other ARM Linux Boards

    Linux on ARMI’ve recently started experimenting with IoT projects, and the first hurdle is to select the hardware and software for your projects are there are simply so many options. For the hardware your first have to choose the communication protocols for your sensors and actuators, and if you are going to go with WiFi, ESP8266 is the obvious solution, used together with your favorite low cost Linux development board such as Raspberry Pi or Orange Pi to run some IoT server software locally or leveraging the cloud.

  • Latest LibreELEC 8.0 Beta Updates Linux Kernel Support Patches for Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMA new development release of the LibreELEC open-source operating system for Raspberry Pi and similar embedded devices has been unveiled recently, versioned 7.95.1 Beta. LibreELEC lets you transform a Raspberry Pi into an HTPC.

  • Banana Pi BPI-R2 Router Board Powered by Mediatek MT7623A Quad Core Processor Comes with 5 GbE Ports, SATA, and More

    Linux on ARMBanana Pi BPI-R1 board was launched in 2014 with 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports, SATA interfaces, and powered by Allwinner A20 board. SinoVoip his now about to launch an updated version – Banana Pi BPI-R2 – powered by Mediatek MT7623A quad core Cortex A7 processor with 2GB RAM, 8GB flash, 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports, up to 2 SATA connectors, mPCIe, USB 3.0, and more.

  • Firefox 50 for ARM devices

    Linux on ARMWe have released a special edition of the recent Mozila Firefox, version 50, webbrowser for ARM architecture. It's specifically compiled and optimized for Raspberry Pi boards processors, nonetheless this Firefox Release runs smoothly on any device equipped with ARM hard-float processor, for example Chromebooks, tablets, embedded ARM devices and more.

  • Linux 4.9 Adds Support For 29 New ARM Machines, Includes Raspberry Pi Zero & LG Nexus 5

    Linux on ARMThere is support for a number of new ARM platforms with the in-development Linux 4.9 kernel. Perhaps most exciting to end-users with the ARM updates for Linux 4.9 is the mainline Raspberry Pi Zero support as well as supporting the LG Nexus 5 smartphone, among other new hardware support. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Q4OS ARM version

    Linux on ARMQ4OS 'armhf' port runs on wide variety of hardware equipped with ARM processors, including Chromebooks, tablets, single board computers, embedded devices and more. Q4OS 'RPI' port is a free operating system optimized for the Raspberry Pi family hardware.

  • Arduino Comes To The Raspberry Pi, Linux ARM Devices

    Linux on ARMArduino is the perfect introduction to microcontrollers and electronics. The recent trend of powerful, cheap, ARM-based single board Linux computers is the perfect introduction to computer science, programming, and general Linux wizardry. Until now, though, Arduino and these tiny ARM computers have been in two different worlds.

  • Play High-end PC Games on ARM Linux Boards with Moonlight Embedded

    Linux on ARMNvidia first showcased PC games streaming to Nvidia Project SHIELD Game Console at CES 2013, and since then Moonlight project has been created to provide an open source implementation compatible with Nvidia Gamestream, and supported on Linux, Mac OS and Windows PC, Android & iOS mobile devices, as well as Samsung VR kits.

  • Bite-size i.MX7 module sips power, ships with Linux

    Linux on ARMToradex launched a pair of Colibri COMs built around NXP’s low-power, Cortex-A7- and -M4-based i.MX 7 Solo and Dual SoCs, featuring -20 to 85°C operation.

  • ARM Unveils Ultra-efficient Cortex-A32 32-bit Processor Based on ARMv8 Architecture

    Linux on ARMSo far you could safely equate 64-bit ARM processors with ARMv8 architecture. Not anymore. A few months after introducing Cortex A35 low power ARMv8 64-bit processor, ARM has now announced Cortex-A32 processor, even more power efficient, support ARMv8-A architecture, and designed for 32-bit embedded and IoT applications.

  • Raspberry Pi Bare Metal Programming with Rust

    Linux on ARMAfter reading the excelent http://intermezzos.github.io/, I felt excited again to work on my small kernel, but I was decided to focus on the ARM arch, since it's been awhile since I bought my Raspberry Pi B+, but never spent some time playing with it. So I started to read more about it on osdev wiki and how to get started with bare metal raspberry development.

  • Rugged wireless-ready box-PC runs Linux on Cortex-A9

    Linux on ARMAxoimtek’s rugged, fanless, wireless-ready “rBOX630” box-PC runs Linux on a dual-core i.MX6 SoC and targets mobile, IoT, and light industrial apps.


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