Linaro Beta Released

Jamie Bennett jamie.bennett at
Thu Sep 2 13:10:53 BST 2010


Another month, another release. Today sees the launch of the Linaro
Beta image which will in-turn become the final release in November.
The team have been working super-hard to ensure bugs are at a
minimum whist bring in new exciting functionality.

Highlights of this release include:

 * Support for the ARM Versatile Express platform which supplements
   the existing OMAP image.
 * Support is now available for OMAP Beagle Board C3/C4, OMAP 
   Beagle Board XM, ARM Versatile Express, and with some 
   modifications OMAP Panda Board, IGEPv2, Freescale iMX51.
 * Three new experimental seeds are available which enable the 
   headless image to be supplemented by a particular install 
   o linaro-netbook-efl - Netbook user interface using the EFL based
   o linaro-alip - A reduced size installation, see for more details on 
   o linaro-handset-plasma - A KDE/Plasma based user interface.
 * 35 upgraded packages since alpha-3.
 * Includes the 2.6.35 final kernel.
 * Tested using the new QA Tracking infrastructure located at

More information on this development release as well as download and
installation instructions can be found at:

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individual packages that are affected, if a suitable package cannot be 
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