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Some SARPi facts, not FAQs! 😉

FatDog says …

What SARPi is …

  • SARPi is an acronym of “Slackware ARM on a Raspberry Pi“. It’s the name of this project; the website, the software, the guides and tutorial(s), the whole shebang!
  • The SARPi Project’s main purpose is to create and distribute installer images and packages in order to assist with, and facilitate, the installation of Slackware ARM on the Raspberry Pi (1), 2, and 3.
  • The SARPi Project provides a step-by-step, end-to-end, tutorial to assist with, and facilitate, the installation of Slackware ARM on the Raspberry Pi using the SARPi images and packages, which are freely available from the Downloads page.
  • The SARPi Project provides Slackware ARM packages to upgrade the kernel, kernel modules, and Raspberry Pi boot-firmware, which are freely available from the Downloads page.
  • The SARPi Project offers mini-projects which you may find interesting after Slackware ARM has been installed.
  • The SARPi Project is a strong advocate of Slackware, especially the ARM port, and a keen proponent of an AArch64/ARM64 port.
  • The SARPi Project is a community effort by individuals.

What SARPi isn’t …

  • SARPi is not a modification, clone, hack, or port of Slackware ARM. SARPi is just the method by which Slackware ARM is installed on the Raspberry Pi(s), without any modification(s) to the original source.
  • SARPi is not an operating system. You do not install ‘SARPi’. You do not run ‘SARPi’. You install and run Slackware ARM!
  • The SARPi Project is not technical support for general Slackware ARM assistance. This includes any rpi-update issue(s). Once Slackware ARM has been installed on the Raspberry Pi, that signals the end of any SARPi involvement. If you require some help with any Slackware ARM issue(s) after it’s been installed then please use the Slackware ARM LQ forum.
  • The SARPi Project does not offer support on, “How to avoid Slackware issues by reading instructions properly.
  • The SARPi Project does not support the Raspberry Pi Zero [W].
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