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Fedora 18 Comes To ARMv6, Raspberry Pi

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Published on 22 May 2013 11:51 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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While Fedora 18 has been out for months and so has Fedora 18 for ARM, an ARMv6 spin of Fedora 18 targeting the popular Raspberry Pi development platform has finally been released.

Fedora 19 isn't too far out now, but Fedora 18 for ARMv6 to cater towards the very low-end Raspberry Pi hardware has been spun. This release is being falled "Pidora 18" and was announced on Wednesday,

The Pidora 18 release has most of the Fedora 18 package set available from the Fedora official repository and rebuilt for the Pi hardware. The Pidora 18 release has a graphical first-boot configuration, auto-swap support, support for various programming languages, a headless mode is available as well as the standard Linux desktop mode.

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