Dear users, I’m glad to announce the new Sabayon 16.06 RaspberryPi image. This month you can enjoy the new Media Center release which features Kodi optimized for the Raspberry Pi model 2 and 3. To celebrate that, we also upgraded the Base image, which comes now with the latest packages from the repositories. The image comes out of the box with the latest 4.4.y kernel and with the rpi-update The Media Center image is working as-is Out-of-the-Box and will also perform auto-upgrades automatically on your behalf.

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ARM meet Sabayon, Sabayon meet ARM. Posted on Apr 30, 2016


We are glad to announce the immediate availability of Sabayon ARM (hfp) for Raspberry Pi 2 and 3. This is our first step towards ARM support, the package release scheduling will be different from our amd64 variant. Updates will be on a period of 6 months, except for security or special updates. The image comes out of the box with the latest 4.4.y kernel and with the rpi-update tool that can be used to update kernel and firmware.

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Sabayon Linux development in 2015 Posted on Aug 17, 2015


In case you didn’t notice, last months some major changes have been made to the Sabayon Linux project. Most are pure technical changes in the project management that the end users will never notice. Here is a short log. Docker based images These are forked directly from a Gentoo stage3 docker image. The result is a very clean chroot that is even closer to Gentoo. Our docker pulls in the stage3, adds Sabayon overlay, installs Entropy to a point where it can run.

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New version Posted on Jun 1, 2015


New version of Sabayon is out! Install it or do equo update, or something. Or not. Sabayon 15.06 is a modern and easy to use Linux distribution based on Gentoo, following an extreme, yet reliable, rolling release model. This is a monthly release generated, tested and published to mirrors by our build servers containing the latest and greatest collection of software available in the Entropy repositories. In this release we focused also our attention on a big restyle.

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