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Click below to access the latest Linaro monthly updates to its builds, toolchain, LAVA test framework, Android, and other software components.

Linaro Member Builds

LMBs are full system builds of popular open-source products set up at the request of a Linaro Core/Club Member company.

Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK)

The LSK is a version of’s Long-Term Stable (LTS) release with new Linaro developed optimizations and ARM support integrated. There are two versions: a “Core” version for generic Linux and an “Android” version. Click right for the latest downloads.


The Linaro Automated Validation Architecture (LAVA) is a test and continuous integration framework that Linaro uses to validate its releases. The source is open so that members and others can create their own instantiations and run proprietary tests within this standard framework. Click here for the latest downloads.

Linaro Toolchain for Cortex-A

Linaro offers monthly updates to QEMU, GDB, toolchain components and various versions of GCC. You can access source and pre-built binaries. Click below for the latest downloads.

linaro-toolchain-binaries 4.9 (Aarch64 little-endian) Linux Windows Installer Source
linaro-toolchain-binaries 4.9 (little-endian) Linux Windows Installer Source
linaro-toolchain-binaries 4.9 (Aarch64 big-endian) Linux Source
linaro-toolchain-binaries 4.9 (big-endian) Linux Source

Bare-metal toolchain for Cortex-R/M and Cortex-A

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.

GCC ARM Embedded (2013 version 4.8) Linux Windows Source