28 May '13, 4pm

Fedora Linux version optimized for Raspberry Pi

Pidora, a project of the Seneca Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) in Toronto, has developed a new version of the Fedora Linux operating system for the Raspberry Pi low cost computer. Pidora 18 is an optimized Fedora Remix for the Raspberry Pi that is based on a brand new build of Fedora for the ARMv6 architecture with greater speed and includes packages from the Fedora 18 package set as well as drivers specifically for the Broadcom SoC on the board that won't be included in future versions of the mainstream Fedora distribution. The package has been compiled specifically to take advantage of the hardware already built into the Raspberry Pi with a graphical firstboot configuration and additional modules specifically made for the Raspberry Pi, although the X windows Interface is still slow as it cannot make full use of the 3D graphics core in the Broadcom SoC. ...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/other/4415189/-Fe...

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