Marta Rybczynska

Marta Rybczynska has a network security background, and 20 years of experience in Open Source including 15 years in embedded development.

She has been working with embedded operating systems like Linux and various real-time ones, system libraries, and frameworks up to user interfaces. Her specialties are architecture-specific parts of the Linux kernel. In the past, Marta served as Vice-President and treasurer for KDE e.V. She has been involved in various Open Source projects and also contributed kernel-related guest articles for

In 2021, she founded Syslinbit, an Open Source consulting company. She has been contributing to the Eclipse Oniro project since April 2021 as a consultant.

She has experience with presentations at both scientific and free software conferences, including LinuxCon, Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, Akademy, FOSDEM, and FOSS-north.


Maintenance and Security of a Yocto Project-based Distribution: A Year of Experiences
Marta Rybczynska

In this talk, Marta will share experiences with the maintenance and security of a Yocto Project-based distribution, the Oniro project. The stories will include: best practices and caveats when following official YP branches, running cve-check and SPDX generation on the whole distribution, and experiences with the yocto-check-layer tool. Marta will also share stories of blocked updates caused by a regression, deciding to fork or not of a 3rd party layer, and more.

Intermediate Track