FastasSonic
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What flavor of linux is retropi built off of?

Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:46 pm

I want to do an install for a program that has specific instructions installing based on the flavor of linux.
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Re: What flavor of linux is retropi built off of?

Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Debian I believe.
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Re: What flavor of linux is retropi built off of?

Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:34 pm

RetroPie is not an operating system.
But, pedantics aside, it runs on Raspbian, based on Debian
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Re: What flavor of linux is retropi built off of?

Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:46 am

FastasSonic wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:46 pm
I want to do an install for a program that has specific instructions installing based on the flavor of linux.

Version 4.4 and newer Raspbian Stretch Lite.

Previously was Raspbian Jessie Lite.

Raspbian is a fork of Debian ARMHF compiled to run on both ARMv6 & ARMv7.
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Re: What flavor of linux is retropi built off of?

Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:16 pm

Thank you I didn't know it wasn't an os
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