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What is Buildroot?

It is a tool that simplifies and automates the process of building a complete Linux system for an embedded system, using cross-compilation.
Buildroot is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.
Buildroot is an open source tool with 2.6K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Buildroot's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Buildroot?

Companies

Developers
23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Buildroot.

Buildroot Integrations

Buildroot's Features

  • Embedded system
  • Embedded Linux
  • Cross-compilation
  • Toolchain generator
  • Root filesystem
  • Linux kernel
  • PowerPC
  • Board Support Package

Buildroot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Buildroot?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
JavaScript
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Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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Buildroot's Followers
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