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Fedora ARM Remixes

Some ARM devices are not officially supported by Fedora because they require proprietary drivers and firmware that do not meet the Fedora guidelines. Below is a list of devices and links to [Fedora Remixes] that users have provided.

Beagle Bone Black

A live fedora remix for Beagle Bone Black. It auto boots to the MATE desktop as "liveuser". The kernel comes from Koen's Angstrom 3.8 build. Future plans are to package bone script, and generally replicate the default BBB Angstrom experience, but with Fedora.

NOTE: This remix uses a non-standard kernel, updating via yum/manually/etc will result in a non-boot.

Allwinner A10 / A13 / A20

Hans de Goede has released an Allwinner A10 remix supporting a variety of devices including the Gooseberry development board, Mele, Mini-X, mk802 and mk802ii and more. It can be downloaded from:

For a list of all supported boards and full installation instructions see the README.

Arndale Board

Tekkaman Ninja has released a Fedora Remix (pre-Final) for the Arndale Board. For full installation instructions please see Arndale_Board. The Arndale Fedora Remix images are here.

Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Core Cortex A15

Samsung 2012 Chromebook

  • Exynos 5250 Dual Core A15
  • 2 GiB DDR3
  • 16 GiB SSD
  • 1 SDcard slot
  • 2 usb ports
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • bluetooth

The REMIX images:

(assume the sdcard is /dev/sdz)
Exact Steps:

# fetch the remix

# fetch the SHA256SUM.txt

# Verify the checksum matches
sha256sum -c SHA256SUM.txt
. . .

# decompress 
unxz -v f19-chromebook-MATE.img.xz

# write the image to sdcard
sudo dd if=f19-chromebook-MATE.img of=/dev/sdz bs=4M

# resize the rootfs partition
sudo sgdisk -p -a8192 -e -d5 -n5:0:0 -t5:8300 -c5:'ROOTFS' -p /dev/sdz
sudo partx -t gpt -u /dev/sdz

# resize the rootfs ext4 filesystem
sudo e2fsck -f /dev/sdz5
sudo resize2fs /dev/sdz5


Make sure your Chromebook is in developer mode.

Bring up a crosh prompt by typing Ctrl-Alt-T in ChromeOS, launch a shell by typing shell... Enable booting from USB:

crossystemm dev_boot_usb=1


Press CTRL+U on boot-up, which will boot from the SDCARD.

If everything goes well you will see the kernel boot, and eventually be greeted by the initial-setup program.