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Introduction

ARM chips are the most widely-produced processor family in the world; they have historically been used in cell phones and embedded applications, and are increasingly used in tablet devices and low-power-consumption servers.

The Fedora-ARM project is an initiative to bring Fedora to this processor family.

Fedora ARM Talks from Flock 2016

Download the Latest Stable Release

Fedora 25

This is the most recent stable release of Fedora. These images have been tested and are recommended for most users and includes Versatile Express (QEMU), Raspberry Pi 2/3, Banana Pi, CubieTruck, Trimslice, Beaglebone, Wandboard, and Pandaboard hardware platforms. Installation instructions:

For virtualization through QEMU:

Fedora for ARM - Releases and Remixes

If you are looking to use Fedora on a device that isn't mentioned above it may not have official support due to licensing issues or lack of upstream support. Unofficial Fedora remixes are available for additional targets including many of the latest devices.

Raspberry Pi

Pignus, a Fedora distribution for the Raspberry Pi zero and 1 A and B(+) can be found at https://pignus.computer/

Creating a Fedora Remix for ARM

Many ARM boards are not yet fully supported in the upstream kernel - by using this guide you can create your own Fedora ARM disk image.

Download the Latest Development Release

Fedora Rawhide

The latest development release for Fedora Rawhide includes Desktop spins, Workstation and Server images. For a list of supported hardware platforms and installation instructions:

Rawhide

These images are intended for development use only and are not recommended for the average user.

Get Involved with Fedora ARM

Communication

Meetings

Development

Bug Reporting

Arm specific bugs should be reported in Bugzilla and linked to the ARM tracker. If the bug is considered a Blocker Bug or Freeze Exception it should also be linked to the current Fedora release.

For assistance troubleshooting ARM specific bugs visit #fedora-arm[?] on http://freenode.net or contact the arm mailing list.

Planning

Resources

Detailed information on Fedora-ARM:

AArch64

AArch64 is the name for the new 64-bit ARM architecture, also known as ARMv8. For information regarding this exciting new architecture please visit the AARCH64 wiki.

Technical Talks

We host semi-regular ARM Tech Talks on #fedora-arm and #fedora-arm-talks (FreeNode). The topics are varied, and have included ARM processor errata (cache controller specifics), debugging kernels with gdb, and how to install Fedora on a Google Chromebook. You can give a talk by signing up on the ARM Tech Talks page.