Choosing an Operating System
- Updating to the latest factory image
- Ubuntu* 16.04 LTS: Ubuntu* is a popular Linux* distribution with a familiar graphical user interface. You can install Ubuntu* on the development platform, as you would a laptop or desktop computer and develop applications directly on the device. For a more IoT centric experience, configure the platform with Ubuntu Core to accept snaps created either directly on the device, or those pushed from a development workstation. Visit snapcraft.io for more information about developing snaps. See a demonstration of installingUbuntu* on your module: [embed]https://software.intel.com/en-us/videos/installing-ubuntu-on-the-intel-joule-compute-module [/embed].
- Windows™10-IoT Core: Windows 10 IoT Core is a version of Windows 10 that is optimized for smaller devices with or without a display. It utilizes the rich, extensible Universal Windows Platform (UWP) API for building great solutions.
- Booting Live-Imageson Mass Storage: Follow any instructions provided by the operating system provider to format the mass storage device as a bootable device and install the selected operating system on a USB drive. See this section for creating live operating system images that run from USB or SDCard storage.