Tutorials

Updated: 1 month 3 weeks ago
So now you should have a shiny 64-bit kernel if you followed the build tutorial, and if not, do it first. Now that you have the kernel and modules built, the next step is to install configure your Raspberry Pi to boot it. Kernel, device overlays and kernel modules Backup the 32-bit kernel device tree blob (DTB) Unfortunately the 32-bit and 64-bit kernels use the exact same name for the DTB file.... Read more...
Updated: 1 month 3 weeks ago
The current version of Raspbian (aka Debian Jessie) comes with an old (5.3.2) version of Qt that is pretty much outdated and does not support the Raspberry Pi properly. Afaik there are no up-to-date backports so the only way to get the latest version of Qt (at time of writing, version 5.8.0) up and running on your Pi is to build it yourself. These instructions will build version of Qt that uses... Read more...
Updated: 1 month 3 weeks ago
Raspberry Pi 3 64-bit kernel using native tools The SoC on the Raspberry Pi 3 supports 64-bit mode, unfortunately raspbian and the foundation does not provide 64-bit support (yet?) even if they are advertising the Pi 3 as a 64-bit platform. There are 3 ways to get a 64-bit kernel compiled: Native build on another 64-bit ARM platform Cross-compilation on another platform Cross-compilation on the... Read more...
Updated: 1 year 7 months ago
NOTE: This article is not ready yet Wheezy is old and does not come with a usable version of Qt for any GUI application programming. Afaik there are no up-to-date backports so the only way to get the latest version of Qt (at time of writing, version 5.5.0) up and running on your Pi is to build it yourself. Building Qt on the Raspberry Pi is quite straightforward and in short consist of the... Read more...