May 21

Linux development – Book Recommendation.

If you want a great guide to Linux and Linux programming, look no further than “The Linux Programming Interface” by Michael Kerrisk.

It covers how linux works under the hood, and the history of linux as well as being a great in depth guide to Linux software development.

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May 16

Virtual becomes Reality – The Galileo Project.

I few weeks ago I posted about how I designed an enclosure for Galileo boards. I used the ‘cloud’ based software known as Autodesk Fusion 360 to do the design work. I then ‘shared’ the data with a colleague in another country part of the UK. He very kindly printed the design out on his HP DesignJet and what was just a collection of bytes in a virtual web service is now a physical entity in the real world.

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May 05

IoT DevKit Linux build, SD Card Image

I have now uploaded a copy of the SD Card image. You can find it here. It is compressed using bzip2 compression. It is designed for an 8GB SDHC Card. It will work on larger cards, but part of your card will be unused. This blog post explains how to burn it to an SD Card for use in Galileo. Continue reading

May 02

Internet of Things DevKit build for Galileo

Intel have released instructions on how to build the DevKit Linux image for Galileo, which includes all the required developer tools and access to Intel’s package repository.

Check out the build instructions here (PDF).

I’ve built the image and tested it and will make an image of the SD Card available on this blog later.