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There are two methods to install linaro builds:

  1. using pre-built image
  2. creating your own image with linaro image tools

Using pre-built image

Insert SD card and note the assigned ‘dev/sdX’ or ‘dev/mmcblk0’


Download the image and flash the SD card

SDCARD=/dev/sdX # sdcard found from dmesg above
gunzip snowball/snowball-quantal_developer_20130128-58.img.gz | sudo dd bs=64k of=$SDCARD

Note: Windows users may use the Image Writer for Windows.

Creating your own image

Get artifacts

Download hwpack_linaro-snowball_20130128-58_armhf_supported.tar.gz and linaro-quantal-developer-20130128-256.tar.gz from the links above.

Get linaro image tools

  • method 1: using binary package for Ubuntu (PPA)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linaro-maintainers/tools
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install linaro-image-tools
  • method 2: using source code

Insert SD card and note the assigned ‘dev/sdX’ or ‘dev/mmcblk0’


Create media

sudo linaro-media-create --mmc /dev/sdX --dev panda --hwpack hwpack_linaro-snowball_20130128-58_armhf_supported.tar.gz --binary linaro-quantal-developer-20130128-256.tar.gz


Due to differences in default U-Boot environment or firmware, please flash the latest Ubuntu image to update firmware/U-Boot.


For more information on how to use this builds please see the Linaro wiki here.