Linux is a free and open-source software (F/OSS) operating system. TI and its partners provide a complete spectrum of Linux software and services (see: Distributions below). TI provides Linux Software Development Kits (SDK) to ensure developers an easy set up and out-of-box development experience.
The Linux EZ Software Development Kit (EZ SDK) provides developers an easy set up andquick out-of-box experience that is specific to and highlights the features of TI's Singlecore ARM,Singlecore DSP and Multicore processors. Launching demos, benchmarks and applications is asnap with the included graphical user interface. The Linux EZ SDK also allows customers to quickly start development of their own applications, and easily add them to the customizable application launcher.
Developers who desire additional support or expertise can choose from TI's extensive network of Linux consulting partners. These consultants have experience with a broad range of Linux-related software development including training classes, power management, wireless LAN drivers, GUI development and much more. In addition, you can purchase a commercially supported distribution from a TI partner such as Mentor Graphics, MontaVista, Ridgerun, Timesys, or WindRiver. Whether you are a system integrator, middleware developer or application developer, our partners can assist with streamlining your development cycle to get end products to market quickly.