Getting Started with Linux* OS for Intel® SoC FPGAs (OSOCLINUX)

37 Minutes Online Course

Course Description

This course discusses various Linux* OS options available for Intel® SoC FPGAs with integrated Arm* Cortex* processors. We begin with an overview of the software development flow needed to create a Linux OS application. Then we go over the details on the various versions of Linux OS supported including latest stable kernel, long term support initiative (LTSI), and LTSI with real time patches. We also talk about building the software pieces needed using the meta-altera BSP recipe layer with either the Angstrom or Yocto distributions layers. In addition we discuss the tools and platforms used in the process including the RocketBoards community portal, Git, the Open Embedded build framework and device trees.

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At Course Completion

You will be able to:

  • Understand the Intel FPGA Linux OS strategy
  • Know the various flavors of the Linux OS supported by Intel FPGA
  • Be able to navigate the portal to find latest information and help
  • Understand the tools and the process necessary to build a Linux OS kernel

Skills Required

  • Basic software development knowledge
  • Basic understanding of the Linux OS


We recommend completing the following courses:

Applicable Training Curriculum

This course is part of the following Intel FPGA training curriculum:

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