News - 28.02.2017

Linux Yocto training on 20/06/2017 in Hamburg

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Yocto Linux on Embedded Systems

Sign up now for the workshop with our Linux expert Tim Jaacks

On 20/06/2017, Garz & Fricke GmbH will be holding a one-day workshop on the topic of Linux.

The workshop combines hands-on exercises with theory to convey basic information about Linux (Yocto), enabling you to compile your own BSP by the end of the day.

Garz & Fricke have been offering solutions in the field of embedded systems for more than 20 years. The product lines of single-board computers and HMI devices are based on ARM technologies by NXP and are supplied with a ready-to-run pre-installed operating system.

More than 100 employees provide complete development support from a single source. Years of experience in the creation of

board support packages for all provided operating systems (Windows CE/Embedded Compact, Android and Linux) ensure an optimum level of support.

Who can take part?:

You are a software developer and want to work with Yocto Linux or considering using Linux as an operating system? The following previous knowledge is required: General experience with handling software projects (compiling, GNU Make, patches), fundamental understanding of Linux systems (kernel, root file system, boot procedure), experience working with the Linux Shell (basic commands, input/output redirection, pipes)

Seminar programme:

  • What is Yocto?
    Linux distributions | embedded Linux | open source | BitBake
  • The source BSP
    Folder structure | BitBake recipes, classes & variables | configuration files | layers
  • The build process
    BitBake tasks | build folders | log files | build environment
  • The hardware
    Garz & Fricke embedded systems | bootloader | Flash-N-Go System | device configuration | OS installation
  • Customisation of the BSP
    Creating a layer | Hello World application | custom image

The workshop fee is €490.00 plus VAT and includes participation, training materials, a certificate of participa- tion as well as drinks and a lunch buffet.

Event venue: Daily Fresh Hotel- & Konferenzcenter • Tempowerkring 6 • 21079 Hamburg from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please sign up at: (registration open until 12/05/17, number of participants limited to 15; minimum attendance: 5)

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