Canonical is the company that produces the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system used around the world on millions of computers and devices from cloud to desktop to edge devices. Canonical is a UK based company that has been developing the Ubuntu operating system since 2004. Ubuntu is the number one choice of Linux operating systems for Innovators, smart IoT, machine learning, and AI scientists. Xilinx is proud to be partnered directly with Canonical to provide Ubuntu on Xilinx silicon.
Certified Ubuntu 20.04 LTS for Xilinx Devices
Xilinx has partnered with Canonical Ltd to provide a Certified Ubuntu Image for use with select Xilinx evaluation boards. This partnership offers many benefits to our mutual customers including:
Certified Ubuntu on popular Xilinx SoC evaluation boards
Familiar Ubuntu Classic Desktop environment
Extremely rich Debian based package availability
Binary Linux distribution for ease of use and quick start evaluations
Industry standard support options from Canonical for LTS including security patches
An easy path to production using Ubuntu Core 20
Simpler, less expensive customer engagements for chip down customers
The ability to produce Accelerated designs using the best technologies from Ubuntu and Xilinx
The Xilinx Certified Ubuntu images are provided by Canonical and can be download from http://ubuntu.com/download/xilinx . See the table below for links to the getting started guides for the various images.