Install Fedora ARM on a Raspberry Pi

Alex Marginean
3 min readNov 26, 2018


Hey, In this post I’ll show you the easiest way to get started with Fedora ARM on a raspberry pi. This tutorial is for beginners that don’t want to get complicated so, it doesn’t require the use of the command line.

  1. Download the Fedora ARM image

Go to and download one of the images listed by the “ARMv7 supported images”

After the download is complete you can go to step two.

2. Download Etcher

Etcher is a GUI tool that makes it easy for you to flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily.

Go to click on the green arrow and select your operating system from there.

After download is complete you can go to the downloads folder and install Etcher.

3. Flash the SD card with the Fedora ARM

Take your micro sd card and insert it in your computer. If you don’t have a SD/microSD card slot you can use a SD card adapter.

Open etcher and click on select image. Go to the drectory where you saved your Fedora ARM image from step 1, select it an click on open.

After the image is selected, you can click on “Select drive” and select your SD card.

Finally, you can click on Flash and wait for the proccess to finish.

Wait until 100%

4. Boot Fedora ARM

Now that you have your sd card flashed with fedora ARM you can insert your sd card into your Raspberry Pi, plug the necesary cables and fedora ARM should boot.

Go through the setup screen and input your own information.

Once you do that you can use your fedora ARM os running on raspberry pi.



Alex Marginean

I’m a Romanian🇷🇴 Computer Science student who likes programming and design. Here you can read about either my life experiences or different tutorials.