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Update Modules are coming - test them today!

15th Feb 2019

Support for update modules is soon coming to Mender!

Technically, an update module implements one or more of the actions that the Mender client carries out when installing an Artifact payload. The “core” action all update modules must implement is the Install action, which implements how an Artifact payload is installed on the device. However, there are other actions that may be implemented de...

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Updating Raspbian remotely

20th Dec 2018

If you are using a Raspberry Pi with the Raspbian OS, a new way to update it remotely is available!

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Mender integration with the Toradex Colibri iMX7

5th Feb 2018

We have provided a How-to guide on getting Mender OTA integrated to the Toradex Colibri iMX7. This will show you how to get a Yocto build with Mender integrated on this production-grade board. Toradex provides high quality embedded hardware and we have partnered with Toradex due to their mature BSP based on Yocto, the many Toradex contributions to Yocto and OpenEmbedded, and their full range o...

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Porting the Mender client to Orange Pi | guest blog post

29th Jan 2018

This is a guest blog post from one of our valued community members, Marek Belisko, on porting the Mender over-the-air software update solution to the Orange Pi.

This blog is a short summary about porting Mender to a new hardware platform, the Orange Pi. Mender officially supports the hardware platforms Raspberry Pi and the BeagleBone Black as reference devices. I read about Mender a few months a...

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Why the Yocto Project for my connected devices?

26th Jul 2017

This month, Mender's own Drew Moseley wrote a blog post on "Why the Yocto Project for IoT" on It outlines many of the reasons why we chose it as the first platform to support.

Yocto is essentially a build system and a collection of tools to build your own Linux distribution based on your project's requirements, and it is backed by many organizations including Wind River, Mento...

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