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Welcome to the 64th issue of TMPDIR, a weekly newsletter 📰 covering Embedded Linux, IoT systems, and technology in general. Please pass this on to anyone else you think might be interested. Suggestions and feedback are welcome at ✉️

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Khem and Cliff

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -- Mahatma Gandhi

🎙️What Is New in the Yoe Distribution

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In this episode, we discuss the latest features in the Yoe Distribution that can help you build products more efficiently using Yocto.

  • New platforms:
    • Nvidia Jetson Orin Nano
    • VisionFive2 RISCV64 SBC
  • Yoe Projects - a better way to configure your project
  • Qt 6.6
  • switch to LLD linker
  • ptests can not be run inside Docker

Discuss this episode at our community site.

Using FFMpeg in LVGL to decode videos

This video demonstrates how to use FFMpeg in LVGL to decode and play a video.

LVGL is a lightweight graphics library originally designed for microcontrollers, but can also be used in Linux systems. It might be a good option for developers who are coming from a C programming background.


Nvidia Jetson support in Yoe Distro

Progress on supporting Nvidia Jetson Orin Nano reference platform has made some progress. Offline SD card creation dosdcard and also flashing SD card Image flashing to NVME SSD card is also work in progress and changes are in progress using doflash is working an documented for upstreaming.

Simple IoT v-1.14.3 and v0.14.4 releases

  • UI: display unknown nodes as raw type and points
  • UI: add raw view button to node expanded view. This allows us to view the raw points in any node which is useful for debugging and development. (see docs for more information)
  • UI: in node raw view, you can now edit/add/delete points (#676)
  • UI: add custom node types

Video Demo:

raw edit video

Simple IoT and Yoe-kiosk-browser in Alpine Linux

Simple IoT was upgraded to 0.14.1 in alpine linux ports and yoe-kiosk-browser was accepted as new package in testing feeds.

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