Course Description

The Linux operating system is a powerful and versatile platform that is widely used in the world of computing. As a result, there is a high demand for professionals who are skilled in Linux system programming. This course, offered by the University of Colorado Boulder, is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Linux system programming and an introduction to Buildroot. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, and projects, students will learn the fundamentals of Linux system programming, including how to write system-level software, manage processes and threads, and handle system resources. They will also gain an understanding of the Linux kernel and its architecture, as well as how to develop and debug kernel modules. In addition, this course will introduce students to Buildroot, a popular tool for building embedded Linux systems. Students will learn how to use Buildroot to create customized Linux systems for specific hardware platforms, and how to configure and build various components such as the bootloader, kernel, and root filesystem. Upon completion of this course