University of Colorado Boulder
Linux System Programming and Introduction to Buildroot
University of Colorado Boulder

Linux System Programming and Introduction to Buildroot

This course is part of Advanced Embedded Linux Development Specialization

Taught in English

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Daniel Walkes

Instructor: Daniel Walkes

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43 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Fundamentals of Linux System Programming, including Processes and Threads.

  • How to build a custom Linux kernel and root filesystem for an Embedded device.

  • How to use Buildroot to build a custom Linux Kernel and root filesystem for an Embedded device.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn about Linux shell scripting and System Programming concepts. You will also understand the basics of an Embedded Linux toolchain and setup a cross-compiler.

What's included

17 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this module, you will learn the basics of File IO for Linux. You will understand the basics of Process Management, process forking, and Linux daemons. You will build your own Linux kernel and root filesystem, boot and run on QEMU.

What's included

11 videos2 readings2 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this module, you will learn the basics of Threading and Multi Thread Synchronization in Linux system programming using POSIX. You will also learn about the Buildroot build system and build a QEMU Image using Buildroot.

What's included

10 videos2 readings2 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of signal handling and time management in Linux System Programming. You will learn the basic components of Embedded Linux debugging. You will implement a socket server application and deploy on a QEMU based Embedded System using Buildroot.

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8 videos2 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews

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Daniel Walkes
University of Colorado Boulder
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