documentation for porting linux on Aakash

View the Project on GitHub androportal/linux-on-aakash

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Aakash is a low cost computing device/tablet for students, the project is initiated and funded by MHRD, Govt. of India. Aakash already runs Android 4.0 with many educational apps made by IIT Bombay. Please refer to androportal for some of the apps.

This is the landing page for the Linux on Aakash documentation. For any questions and discussions please join us on Aakash forum. To report any bugs please raise issues.


  1. Setting up the hardware
  2. Setting up software tool chain
  3. Compiling uboot
  4. Compiling kernel
  5. Getting filesystem ready
  6. Tablet tweaks
  7. Known issues(must read)
  8. FAQs
  9. TODO
  10. References
  11. Prebuild Ubuntu 12.10 image for 8GB sdcard(for testing purpose), download untar and dd it to sdcard(MD5SUM: bb40bef45d8ff4d01fbed65fb6f0f5b7)