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Instant Buildroot by Daniel Manchón Vizuete

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Customizing other packages in BusyBox (Must know)

We have prepared a Linux system and learned how to set up our hardware and how to deploy the images in order to work. Now, we only need to install the corresponding software that our system will use to perform its tasks. There are two types of software; one is made by us and is very specific for one task and the common tools and applications that probably any Linux system will need. So, let's focus on the later ones, and learn what choices Buildroot provides in order to install software packages. BusyBox will be the main task here; it's very convenient for embedded systems, since it integrates several resources in a single binary and exposes it to the user in syslinks form.

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