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Introduction

Welcome to the architecture page for ARM. Note Fedora no longer supports ARMv7 (aka armhfp, aarch32, and arm-32), only aarch64 (aka ARMv8 and arm64).

Fedora on ARM supports a wide variety of hardware from large enterprise aarch64 SBSA compliant hardware down to cheap single board computers (SBCs). We're primarily focused on Servers, SBCs, IoT, and other use cases similar to the Fedora Workstation / Server / Cloud that other Fedora architectures support.

The Fedora software stack experience on the 64 bit ARM architecture variants is very similar and, in most cases, identical to what you would find on any other Fedora architecture. We use a single upstream kernel for all devices. Users of hardware that supports both 32-bit and 64-bit (A53/A72/etc) environments must use aarch64 images.

Getting started

The first starting point for ARM is the ARM Installation Guide.

Download

Current stable release

  • The current stable release for aarch64 can be found at Get Fedora


Current development release

The development release is Fedora Rawhide:

Supported Hardware and Devices

We support a wide variety of hardware and devices from numerous Single Board Computers (SBCs) like the Raspberry Pi 3 and 4 to Chromebooks and SBSA compliant servers.

Here is a list of device pages based on device category or SoC:


We don't directly support devices such as phones and tablets, but it's not to say that without the required kernel/bootloader they don't work; it's just not our primary focus.

Supported Hardware Addons

Get Involved with Fedora ARM

Communication

Meetings

Scratch an itch

All architectures are now integrated into the standard Fedora process. We don't diverge in any way. So without even realizing everyone is already involved. To get involved in something more specific whether that's support for particular pieces of hardware or hardware feature, a particular piece of software, to help test or to scratch an itch a good spot to start is the mailing list or IRC channel.

Bug Reporting

Bugs should be reported against their prospective packages as per the standard Fedora process. Add a blocker of "ARMTracker" which will link to our ARM architecture tracker bug. If the bug is on a pre-release version of Fedora and you feel it's release affecting it might be considered a Blocker Bug or Freeze Exception in which case it should be reported in the QA Blocker bug app.

Getting help with ARM build issues

The best place to get help with ARM issues is on #fedora-arm on Libera. The Fedora users and developers from around the world will assist when they are available but due to the many time zones, your question may not be answered right away so its best to remain in the channel. You can also email the Fedora ARM mailing list for assistance.