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Slackware ARM's officially supported platforms are installed using the same Slackware installer as used on the x86.

For supported platforms, this is the recommended route.

Documentation format

There are some sections - particularly configuration and installation - of the documentation which can be copied and pasted verbatim.

The easiest way to provide documentation in a format that supports this, is to have them as plain ASCII text. This also allows for off-line installation (where no Internet access is available).

The installation documents are contained within the Slackware tree.

Installing the most recent Slackware ARM release (version 14.2)

Instructions for a QEMU installation

Instructions for installation to the Marvell Kirkwood series (Including SheevaPlug, OpenRD)

Instructions for installation on the Compulab Trimslice (NVidia Tegra20)

Instructions for Community supported devices

Installing Slackware ARM "current" (development branch)

Instructions for installation to the Compulab Trimslice (NVidia Tegra20)

Instructions for installation to the Banana Pi (AllWinner A20 models)

Instructions for installation to the Orange Pi (AllWinner H3 models)

Instructions for Community supported devices

Mini root filesystems for unsupported platforms

Whilst Slackware ARM officially supports a small number of devices, it is capable of running on many more.

Most of the time all that is required is:

If the device is popular, users of other distributions such as Debian, Gentoo and Ubuntu may have already succeeded in getting Linux running on one of these devices.

To help with this, Slackware ARM provides mini root filesystem images of a minimal/base installation.

These images are aimed at developers or those who are competant using Linux

Please read the README file which has more details, and click here to download the root filesystem images.