Embedded Linux development on Ubuntu – Part III | Ubuntu


Welcome to the concluding chapter of this journey on embedded Linux development with Ubuntu. We covered a lot of ground, so let us quickly recap what we learned so far.

In Part I we introduced Snaps, software packages designed for the world of IoT. Snap packages isolate and encapsulate an entire application, increasing the security and stability of embedded devices.

Snapcraft is the command-line tool to build snaps. It simplifies embedded development by allowing the packaging of any app for any Linux device. Snapcraft keeps your software up-to-date by automatically checking for updates four times a day. Head over to Part II to read more on Snapcraft and how it secures, eases and strengthens embedded Linux development.

In this concluding blog post, we’ll pull the different threads together and introduce Ubuntu Core, a version of the Ubuntu operating system designed and engineered for IoT systems. Built on snaps packages, Ubuntu Core automatically updates itself and its…


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