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  • piCore 5.2 Is the Smallest Linux Distro for Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMTeam Tiny Core has announced that piCore 5.2, the Raspberry Pi port of Tiny Core Linux, has been released and is available for download, featuring a large number of changes and improvements. If you are not familiar with the Tiny Core family of Linux distributions, you need to know that this is a modular-based system with community-built extensions. It usually implements the latest Linux kernel vmlinuz 3.0 and a 5MB core.gz.

  • BeagleBone Black: The Sub-$50 ARM Linux Board

    Linux on ARMThe BeagleBone Black has been one of the popular low-cost ARM development boards in recent months for budget-minded hobbyists due to its $45 price-tag, being Linux friendly, and support for powering off a USB cable. While it may be a cheap ARM development board, is its performance too dauntingly slow?

  • A Nicely-Built 40-Core Raspberry Pi Cluster

    Linux on ARMRaspberry Pi super-computing clusters have been attempted before, but usually they don't turn out as nice as this new one that's comprised of 40 Raspberry Pi boards inside of an acrylic chassis.

  • How to set up a media center with Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMOne of the most popular and useful projects with Raspberry Pi (RPi) board is turning RPi into a media center box. All you need to do is to download a media center image for RPi, and write it to your SD card. There are plenty of media center distributions for Raspberry Pi, such as OpenELEC, RaspBMC, GeeXboX, RaspyFi, etc.

  • piCore 5.1 released

    Linux on ARMTeam Tiny Core is pleased to announce the availability of piCore 5.1, the Raspberry Pi port of Tiny Core Linux. It is an independent system architected by Robert Shingledecker and now developed by a small team of developers with strong community support.

  • Yacy P2P Non-Tracking Search Engine and YaCyPi Linux Distribution for Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMWith the revelations by Edward Snowden of NSA’s large scale spying programs, people have become more and more aware that there’s very little privacy online, and in 2013 several companies have tried to solve this online privacy issue, by launching services and products such as Onion Pi and Safeplug Tor Server, or even the recently announced privacy-focused Blackphone.

  • Raspberry Pi: Hands On with Arch Linux and Pidora

    Linux on ARMIn the first post about my new Raspberry Pi, I explored about NOOBS (the New Out Of Box Software package) and Raspbian, the Debian GNU/Linux spin customised for the Pi. This time I want to take a look at the other two general-purpose Linux distributions which have been customised and packaged for the Pi, Arch Linux ARM and Pidora.

  • Slackware ARM on a Raspberry Pi - SARPi Downloads

    Linux on ARMThe Slackware ARM installer incorporates the kernel_raspi, kernel-modules-raspi and raspi-boot packages, which have been built using the latest source from the official Raspberry Pi Foundation GitHub repository. The file version and/or build date is displayed in the filename.

  • Slackware ARM on a Raspberry Pi - SARPi

    Linux on ARMWindows users should download Slackware ARM via FTP from or any of the mirrors provided on the Slackware ARM: Get Slack page (at the bottom). Use BINARY mode to download the files and not ASCII! Once downloaded, transfer all the Slackware ARM files (retaining their original directory structure) onto the root of your USB memory stick. If not in the root, a directory where you will remember the location.

  • OpenSUSE 13.1: Oh look, a Linux with YOU in mind (and 64-bit ARMs)

    Linux on ARMReview - Linux distro OpenSUSE 13.1 is a modest but important update that concentrates on stability and overall polish. There are quite a few new features - like the rewritten system configuration utility YaST, new developer tools even a new version of OpenSUSE for Raspberry Pi - but 13.1 is really focused on building a rock-solid Linux distro that "just works."

  • Installing FTP Server on Arch Linux ARM using VSFTPD

    Linux on ARMFile Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for transferring files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network. The party involving two side: server and client, in other words it use client-server architecture. One famous FTP server is VSFTPD (Very Secure FTP Daemon).

  • How to configure Raspberry Pi for the first time

    Linux on ARMYou flashed an SD card with Raspberry Pi image, and plug the SD card into Raspberry Pi. Then what next? The first thing to do after booting Raspberry Pi is to configure your Raspberry Pi. Each Raspberry Pi system comes with its own software configuration tool. For example, use raspi-config for Raspbian, firstboot for Pidora, etc.

  • Olimex Announces 30 Euros A10-OLinuXino-LIME Development Board for December

    Linux on ARMThe Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone Black and Cubieboard are probably the best selling ARM Linux boards in the sub $50 category, but they’ll soon be joined by Olimex A10-OLinuXino-LIME powered by AllWinner A10 ARM Cortex A8 SoC with 512MB RAM that will sell for 30 Euros (About $40) when it becomes available in December.

  • Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi May Be Available Soon (Sort of)

    Linux on ARMSince the Raspberry Pi was launched many people have asked, and still ask, if/when Ubuntu will be available for the Raspberry Pi. As Canonical decided to only provide support for ARMv7 and higher architecture, for optimal performance and user experience on recent hardware, and Raspberry Pi is powered by Broadcom BCM2835 processor based on ARMv6 architecture, this did not happen, and instead a version of Debian called Raspbian became popular, and is still the main OS used by most people.

  • About Cross compiling environment setup for ARM Architecture pedora OS

    Linux on ARMIn this article, I’m using raspberry pi hardware, and using pedora 32-bit target OS, Scientific Linux 6.1 64-bit as host OS, crosstool-ng as cross compiling tool. I will give a brief introduction steps about how to build binaries and shared/static libraries, and in the process, some building depends on third party libraries

  • Raspberry Fly? Airware’s Linux and ARM developer platform for drones

    Linux on ARMWASHINGTON, DC—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hasn't yet cleared the runway for unmanned aircraft to fly under any circumstances other than federal law enforcement, public safety, and a few experimental applications. But for those looking to take a flying leap into creating their own unmanned eyes in the sky, a Newport Beach, California, company called Airware is trying to make it as easy as pie—Raspberry Pi, that is.

  • Raspberry Pi's Raspbian Improves Its Performance

    Linux on ARMThe Debian-based "Raspbian" Linux distribution for the Rasperry Pi ARM development board is now a heck of a lot faster thanks to recent software improvements.

  • Pidora 18 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix 18) Released

    Linux on ARMJohn Chiappetta, working for Seneca Centre for Development of Open Technology, has recently announced the release of Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix 18, which will be now known as Pidora 18.

  • It sold a million units in a single year -- so what's next for Raspberry Pi? [Q&A]

    Linux on ARMI'm a huge fan of Raspberry Pi, the super-affordable ARM GNU/Linux computer that's bringing programming back into schools (and beyond). In one year alone, more than a million Pis have been sold globally, which is a phenomenal achievement, and demand for the uncased credit card-sized device shows no signs of abating.

  • Raspberry Pi Part II: Raspbian Wheezy (with Setup Guide), Arch Linux ARM

    Linux on ARMThis is the second installment in my series on Raspberry Pi. If you haven't worked with Raspberry Pi before, please read my article "The Raspberry Pi: Introduction and Required Hardware" to begin the series.

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