How versatile and customizable emtrion's modules and baseboards are is also demonstrated by the successful attempt to use the SBC SAMA5D36 and the emSTAMP Helium as an Ethernet-CAN-Gateway.
Today software installation is facing lot of issues and many problems to overcome, especially into the expandable world of IoT devices. The firm Canonical is aiming to fix this with the snapcraft project (https://snapcraft.io). Snaps are containerised software packages that are simple to create and install. They auto-update and are safe to run. And because they bundle their dependencies, they work on all major Linux systems without modification.