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Intellimetrix, a specialist in real-time and embedded software development and training, has introduced a low-cost embedded Linux learning kit. Aptly named the Embedded Linux Learning Kit (ELLK), the kit comprises an ARM-based SBC (single-board computer), cables, power supply, Linux OS, development tools, and comprehensive documentation.

According to Intellimetrix founder and principal consultant Doug Abbott, ELLK offers a "practical, self-paced, hands-on way to get started in the exciting world of embedded Linux. Unlike so-called development kits -- a single board computer (SBC), a power supply, cables, and a CD with a random collection of Linux software -- the ELLK is specifically designed to teach embedded Linux."

Abbott says the kit includes a comprehensive 70-plus page manual that covers:

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