Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG) Meets Aggressive Release Goals - the 12.12 “Engineering Preview” Release is Now Available

The Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG) which was announced earlier this year, today meets its goal of delivering its initial software before the end of 2012 and announces its first release[1]–a LEG ‘Engineering Preview” Release.

Today’s LEG release is being done in parallel with the Linaro 12.12 release. Download information for the Linaro 12.12 release can be found at: /downloads/

This is the first release of Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG). This release is meant to be an engineering preview of the great collaborative work done by LEG and its partners over the past two months.

Release Highlights include CRC32, Compression Analysis, NUMA, HugePages, GRUB on Arm, and Ubuntu 12.04 Server for the Samsung Arndale Board.

In addition to the collaboration with Canonical on Ubuntu, LEG is also preparing to synchronize developments with Red Hat on its initial Fedora bootstrap for the Armv8 (64bit) Foundation model.

Full details of this release, can be found on the LEG release wiki page at:

This is an engineering preview and should NOT be used for production purposes.


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For individuals or organizations who wish to get involved with LEG, please consider joining us at our next Linaro Connect Event–Linaro Connect Asia 2013 (LCA13) at the Gold Coast Hotel in Hong Kong on 4-8 March.  This is your opportunity to help build the future of Linux on Arm.  Registration for this event is now open.

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[1]The 2013 LEG release schedule has yet to be finalized; however; you can follow our wiki page for all the latest updates.


Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG)

The Linaro-hosted “Enterprise Group” (LEG) is dedicated to accelerate Linux Arm server ecosystem development and extends the list of Linaro members beyond Arm silicon vendors to Server OEM’s and commercial Linux providers.

To find out more, please visit /engineering/groups/ldcg/

About Linaro

Linaro is the place where engineers from the world’s leading technology companies define the future of Linux on Arm. The company is a not-for-profit engineering organization with over 120 engineers working on consolidating and optimizing open source software for the Arm architecture, including developer tools, the Linux kernel, Arm power management, and other software infrastructure.

To find out more, please visit .

About Linaro Connect

Over 300 participants, ranging from kernel hackers to integration engineers to Arm SoC industry executives gather during this week long to present, discuss and develop features,  infrastructure and optimizations for the Linux kernel, Android, Ubuntu and beyond.

More information on upcoming Linaro Connect events can be found on the  Linaro Connect Website.