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Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for ARM is the first public release of Oracle Linux on the ARM platform. The release is built from the same source packages as the corresponding Oracle Linux distribution for the x86 architecture, plus any required patches and modifications that are required to run on the ARM platform.
Although Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for ARM is based on Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for the x86 platform, differences between the releases for the two platforms exist in terms of packaging and kernel versions. Packages built for 64-bit ARM architecture use the aarch64 architecture code. Some packages that are available for the x86 platform may not be available for this release. Patches may have been applied to packages to successfully build for this platform, and some packages may have been bumped to a newer version.
Oracle Linux 7 update 3 is the first public release of Oracle Linux on the ARM platform and is made available as a developer release for the benefit of developers and partners. Oracle does not offer support for Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 (ARM).
Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for ARM is released as a developer preview release. For this purpose, the release is made available in two forms:
Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for ARM is available for download from the Oracle Technology Network and is free to download, distribute and use.
Please review the Oracle Linux 7 Update 3 for ARM Release Notes for detailed instructions on installing Oracle Linux 7 onto a Raspberry Pi or other ARM-based hardware.
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