Release Information

"Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it." ~ W. Clement Stone

The Linaro 15.08 release is now available for download!

See the detailed highlights of this release to get an overview of what has been accomplished by the Working Groups, Landing Teams and Platform Teams:

- Highlights of this release

  • Linux Linaro 4.2-rc3-2015.07 is released (CARD-788):
    • based on v4.2-rc3
    • linaro-android topic updated to 4.2-rc3 and recent AOSP/android-3.18
    • included GATOR version 5.21.1
    • llct-misc-fixes topic: "HACK: of: Limit FDT size for CRC check on arm64" has been dropped. FVP model was the last target to require this hack, but the new FVP firmware doesn't need it anymore
    • updated integration-linaro-vexpress64 topic by ARM LT: Versatile Express TC2 support is back, HDLCD display now works on TC2, the topic will be renamed to integration-linaro-vexpress next cycle
    • updated integration-linux-qcomlt topic by Qualcomm LT: QCOM Core Power Reduction (CPR) support has been added
    • linaro-builddeb-tweaks topic is dropped (most of our changes have been upstreamed)
  • Linaro builds of AOSP 15.07 is released (CARD-789):
    • Android baseline updated to 5.1.1_r8
    • ART CI setup for TIP and stable builds
      • Boot to gui tests added for tip and stable builds
      • ART code coverage for tip and stable builds
      • m-preview based builds setup for emulators
      • ART-host-gtests added for tip and stable builds
    • Hikey builds updated to 5.1.1_r8. Android boots with UEFI and GRUB on HiKey. Wifi drivers are integrated in the build system. Drivers are built as part of Android build process.

  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2015.07 is released (CARD-787):

    • integrated Linaro GCC 4.9-2015.06
    • updated linux-linaro to 4.2-rc3
    • disabled aarch64 bootwrapper
    • integrated various improvements for LNG CI
    • upstreaming:
      • fixed bootimg.bbclass to work with all kernel image types
      • fixed cmake builds for native recipes
  • Linaro Ubuntu 15.07 is released (CARD-786):
    • updated packages: fvp-pre-boot (FVP firmware), LSK 3.10.83/3.14.45/3.18.17 and linux-linaro 4.2-rc3 kernels
  • 96boards contributions:
    • DragonBoard 410c is now using NetworkManager only to manage the network (previously a combination with systemd-networkd/resolved has been used).

    • HiKey made some progress toward the switch to UEFI. GRUB is now integrated into the snapshots builds for both AOSP and Debian.

    • Initial Debian based build for Marvell PXA1928 Helium is setup and available.

Getting Started

Download the images for Linaro 15.08 supported platforms and follow the instructions for installing the image on your device.

Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK)

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

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Android (LSK 3.10)

5.0

15.04

here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)

Portal/IDB/icon-android-logo-24x24.png

Android (LSK 3.14)

5.1.1

15.04

here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.14)

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linux-linaro-stable (LSK 3.10)

3.10.83-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

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linux-linaro-stable (LSK 3.14)

3.14.45-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

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linux-linaro-stable (LSK 3.18)

3.18.17-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

Portal/IDB/icon-linux-logo-24x24.png

linux-linaro-stable (LSK 4.1)

41.3-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

Linaro Networking Group Kernel (LNG)

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

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linux-linaro-lng (3.14)

3.14.44-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

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linux-linaro-lng (Preempt RT 3.14)

3.14.43-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

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linux-linaro-lng (3.18)

3.18.64-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

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linux-linaro-lng (Preempt RT 3.18)

3.18.13-2015.07

15.07

here

Source, Git

Linaro Engineering Builds

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Details

Status

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5.0
5.1.1

15.04


here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)
Versatile Express (LSK 3.14)
ARMv8 (LSK 3.10)
ARMv8 (LSK 3.14)

linaro-android details

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2015.07

15.07

here

Versatile Express 64
Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)

linaro-oe details

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-label-128x32.png

utopic

15.01
14.09

here

Pandaboard
Arndale (LSK, Mali)
Arndale Octa (LSK, Mali)

linaro-ubuntu details


(*) preview build; not officially supported yet

Linaro Member Builds

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

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Android (LSK 3.10)

5.0

15.04

here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)

Portal/IDB/icon-openembedded-logo-24x24.png

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.09

14.09

here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)

Portal/IDB/icon-linux-logo-24x24.png

HiSilicon D01

2015.06

15.06

here

D01

Snapdragon 600 linux platform

2015.07

15.07

here

Snapdragon 600 processor

Developers and Community Builds

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Developers and community builds are not officially supported. However, we hope that they are useful and hence we publish a list of last-known-to-work images and hardware packs.

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

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Android

4.4.4

14.10

here

Nexus 10, PandaBoard

Portal/IDB/icon-openembedded-logo-24x24.png

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.08

14.08

here

Versatile Express (LSK 3.10)

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

Nano

utopic

15.04

here

generic

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

Server

utopic

15.04

here

generic

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

GNOME

utopic

15.04

here

generic

Android Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

android-ndk

Revision 9d - 2014.11

14.11

android-ndk download

android-toolchain 4.9

4.9-2014.10

14.10

android-toolchain download

android-toolchain 4.9 (64 bit)

4.9-2014.11

14.11

android-toolchain download

android-toolchain 4.8

4.8-2014.03

14.03

android-toolchain download

android-toolchain 4.7 (ICS, JB)

4.7-2014.01

14.01

android-toolchain download

aosp software rendering patches

2011.12

11.12

aosp software rendering patches download

ics gcc 4.6 patches

4.6-2011.12

11.12

ics gcc 4.6 patches download

Graphics Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

compiz

0.9.8.0+bzr20120419.2012.04

12.04

compiz download

compiz details

compiz-plugins

0.9.7.0+bzr20120410.2012.04

12.04

compiz-plugins download

compiz-plugins details

glcompbench

2012.07

12.07

glcompbench download

glcompbench details

glew

1.7.0-2011.10

11.10

glew download

glew details

glmark2

2012.12

12.12

glmark2 download

glmark2 details

glproxy

2012.04

12.04

glproxy download

glproxy details

libmatrix

2012.05

12.05

libmatrix download

libmatrix details

nux

1.16.0-2011.10

11.10

nux download

nux details

smartt

0.5

11.06

smartt download

smartt details

unity

5.0

12.02

unity download

unity details

Kernel Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

linux-linaro

4.0-2015.04

15.04

linux-linaro download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng

3.14.36-2015.04

15.04

linux-linaro-lng download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng-preempt-rt

3.14.36-2015.04

15.04

linux-linaro-lng download

linux-linaro details

grub-linaro

2013.03

13.03

u-boot-linaro download

grub-linaro details

u-boot-linaro

2013.03.1

13.03

u-boot-linaro download

u-boot-linaro details

uefi-linaro

2015.05

15.07

uefi-linaro download

uefi-linaro details

Landing Teams Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

linux-linaro-android-lt-samsung

3.7-rc6-2013.01

13.01

linux-linaro-lt-samsung download

linux-linaro-lt-samsung details

linux-linaro-lt-samsung

3.11-2013.09

13.09

linux-linaro-lt-samsung download

linux-linaro-lt-samsung details

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon

3.14-rc1-2014.02

14.02

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon download

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon details

Multimedia Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

alsa-lib

1.0.25.1-2012.04

12.04

alsa-lib download

alsa-lib details

alsa-ucm-conf

2011.11

11.11

alsa-ucm-conf download

alsa-ucm-conf details

alsa-ucm-test

0.1-2011.12

11.12

alsa-ucm-test download

alsa-ucm-test details

directfb

1.6.0pre1-2011.11

11.11

libpng download

libpng details

libpng

1.5.6beta3-2011.11

11.11

libpng download

libpng details

libjpeg-turbo

1.2.1+svn837

12.06

libjpeg-turbo download

libjpeg-turbo details

pulseaudio-ucm

2.0-2012.06

12.06

pulseaudio-ucm download

pulseaudio-ucm details

samplemedia test content

2011.10

11.10

samplemedia test content download

samplemedia test content details

Platform Components

lava-dispatcher

2015.04

15.04

lava-dispatcher download

lava-dispatcher details

lava-server

2015.04

15.04

lava-server download

lava-server details

linaro-django-xmlrpc

0.5

12.02

linaro-django-xmlrpc download

linaro-django-xmlrpc details

linaro-image-tools

2014.07

14.07

linaro-image-tools download

linaro-image-tools details

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle

1.8

12.11

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle download

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle details

linaro-test-suites

2015.03

15.03

linaro-test-suites download

linaro-test-suites details

svammel

2011.09

11.09

svammel download

svammel details

Power Management Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

power-qa

0.4.13-2014.08

14.08

linaro-pm-qa download

linaro-pm-qa details

powerdebug

0.7.3-2014.06

14.06

linaro-powerdebug download

linaro-powerdebug details

powertop

2.6.1-2014.06

14.06

linaro-powertop download

linaro-powertop details

Toolchain Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

binutils-linaro

2.25-2015.01

15.01

binutils-linaro download

binutils-linaro details

cortex-strings*

1.0-2011.09

11.09

cortex-strings download

cortex-strings details

glibc-linaro

2.20-2014.11

14.11

glibc-linaro download

glibc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.9-2015.03

15.03

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.8-2015.02

15.02

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.7-2014.01

14.01

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.6-2013.05

13.05

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.5-2012.03

12.03

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gdb-linaro

7.8-2014.09

14.09

gdb-linaro download

gdb-linaro details

newlib-linaro

2.2.0-2015.01

15.01

newlib-linaro download

newlib-linaro details

qemu-linaro

1.7.0-2014.01

14.01

qemu-linaro download

qemu-linaro details

(*) component delivered as needed

We provide pre-built versions of Linaro GCC and Linaro GDB that target either a Linaro Engineering Build or a bare-metal target.

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download

Details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (little-endian)

4.9-2015.02

15.02

here

Linux
Windows
Bare Metal
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.9-2015.02

15.02

here

Linux
Bare Metal
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.9-2015.02

15.02

here

Linux
Windows
Bare Metal
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.9-2015.02

15.02

here

Linux
Bare Metal
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

llinaro-toolchain-binaries (little-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries

4.7-2013.04

13.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

More interested in bare-metal and long-term maintained releases for ARM embedded processors? We're working with ARM to also supply a Cortex-R and Cortex-M bare-metal build. Major releases will be made once a year with quarterly update releases. Releases will be maintained for two years.

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

gcc-arm-none-eabi

4.7-2013q1

13.03

Linux
Windows
Source

gcc-arm-none-eabi details

Known Issues

Note that we are moving Linaro issue tracking to Bugzilla. Please enter any new bugs there.

Bug

Description

Affected

Board(s)

Bugzilla #1720

cpufreq_07 test fails on ifc6410 Ubuntu member build

Ubuntu

Snapdragon IFC6410

Bugzilla 1581

Browser crash when opening youtube main page

Android

ARM Juno Member LCR, ARM Juno Reference LCR

Bugzilla 1662

no video playback in youtube in browser

Android

ARM Juno Member LCR, ARM Juno Reference LCR

Bugzilla 1273

powertop : segmentation fault on android

Android

Vexpress TC2 Reference LCR, ARM Juno Member LCR, ARM Juno Reference LCR

Bugzilla 1714

0xbenchmark crashes once in two times

Android

ARM Juno Member LCR

Note that we are moving Linaro issue tracking to Bugzilla. Please enter any new bugs there. When filling new bugs, please check if it's not yet reported. You can use:

Workarounds

Android

  • (none).

Ubuntu

  • (none).

linaro-image-tools

  • (none).

LAVA

  • (none).

Where To Find More Information

More information on Linaro can be found on our website.

Feedback and Support

Subscribe to the important Linaro mailing lists and join our IRC channels to stay on top of Linaro developments.

#linaro
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  • Bug reports should be filed in Bugzilla against the individual packages that are affected.

  • Questions? ask Linaro.

  • Interested in commercial support? inquire at Linaro support <support AT linaro DOT org>

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