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.
Download the Latest Development Release
Fedora 18 Beta
This is the most recent development release of Fedora for ARM. These images are not yet stable and recommended for advanced users or those willing to assume some risk. Please download and try out the Fedora 18 ARM Beta, making sure things that are important to you are working as intended. If you find a bug, please report it -- every bug you uncover is a chance to improve the experience for the growing number of Fedora ARM users worldwide. The full Fedora 18 ARM Beta release announcement can be found here.
There are six images included in the release:
Download the Current Stable Release
Fedora 17 GA
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), Trimslice, Beagleboard xM, Pandaboard, Kirkwood Plugs, Highbank and iMX based hardware platforms. The full release announcement can be found here. Board specific images and installation instructions:
- Kirkwood Devices (Dreamplug, Guruplug, Pogoplug, Seagate Dockstar, Sheevaplug)
For virtualization through QEMU:
If you would like to provide your own kernel and just require a root file system:
- Previous Fedora ARM releases can be found in our Release Archive
Get Involved with Fedora ARM
- Mailing list: email@example.com (archives)
- IRC: #fedora-arm on Freenode
- Trac for Fedora ARM issues is here
- Trac for infrastructure (koji,DB,etc) issues is here
- Trac for Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix issues is here
Detailed information on Fedora-ARM:
- Fedora ARM Koji (package builder) instance
- Information for Fedora package maintainers on getting your packages to work on ARM
- Information for Fedora-ARM team members (and prospective team members!) plus developers
- Updating a Fedora Kernel on ARM Systems
- Various tips and hacks to improve Fedora ARM performance
- Resource Archive
- Current Snapshots (Not recommended or supported)
- F18 Release Criteria
- F18 - Work in progress
- Kernel Testing
- F17 - Complete - Released on June 19th, 2012
- Fedora 15: Complete, but notes below for reference.
AArch64 is the name for the new 64-bit ARM architecture, also known as ARMv8. Notes on the bootstrap process and current state of the process are here: