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Wednesday, April 30 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
A Timeline For Embedded Linux - Chris Simmonds, 2net

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Today, Linux is woven into the fabric of our technology, Things like printers, routers, TVs and phones all have their own "Inner Penguin". Yet it was never intended to be used beyond desktop and server PCs. A lot of things had to happen before Linux could break out of the PC environment and make its way in the world as a jobbing jack-of-all-trades. Since the early beginnings of embedded Linux in the late 1990's many people have contributed time and know-how that has resulted in today's Linux based embedded operating systems. This talk describes some of the key milestones and the events and people behind them.

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Chris Simmonds

Teacher, 2net
Chris Simmonds is a software consultant and trainer living in southern England. He has two decades of experience in designing and building open-source embedded systems. He is the founder and chief consultant at 2net Ltd, which provides professional training and mentoring services... Read More →

Wednesday April 30, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Salon IV

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