Bananian new version update(2016-04-23)

latest version (Debian 8/Jessie) (158 MB) version: 16.04 (released 2016-04-23) default login: root / pi SHA1: 99fdb18175c32b4c7d57ce970acb3837a17a439c SHA256: 8123d538c365553a0225f00746650044e72c8444b6b7b43d64ecb1eef517ae9f

Release notes:

  • [Kernel] provide Linux 4.4.x packages
  • [Userland] package bananian-update as a .deb file
  • [General] Kernel Update Script and other stuff as an apt repository
  • [Kernel] enable audio on Linux 4.x
  • [Hardware] Fixed: bananian-hardware does not work on Linux 4.x
  • [Userland] Introduce “bananian-settings”
  • [Kernel] Update Kernel 3.4.x to 3.4.111
  • [Kernel] Division by zero in kernel. (3.4.90+)
  • [Hardware] update FAQ, pmutemp and soctemp related to Kernel 4.x
  • [General] Update U-Boot
  • [Kernel] Removing 4.2 kernel packages result in unbootable system
  • [Userland] rsyslog spams logs with “rsyslogd-2007: action …”
  • [Kernel] HDMI output turns off on inactivity
  • [Kernel] Support for 8 channels hdmi

more information,please bananian official website:

the team of the Bananian Linux project is pleased to announce the release of Bananian Linux 16.04 for Banana Pi (and family). This update improves mainline Linux kernel support (4.4.x) along with a lot of bugfixes and minor improvements.

We are supporting the Banana Pi, Banana Pi M1+, BPI-R1 and some other A20 boards with just one single image. The Banana Pi M2 requires a separate image which also has been updated. See for more information.

Existing Bananian installations can easily be upgraded without losing any data or settings.

For a list of all changes see the Bananian 16.04 changelog:

To get Bananian 16.04:

In order to download Bananian 16.04, visit:

Users of Bananian 14.09 or later can upgrade their existing installation using ‘bananian-update’. Users of Bananian 14.08, see:

About Bananian

Bananian Linux is a pre-installed Debian 8 image optimized for Banana Pi. It uses the official Debian Jessie armhf repositories with a kernel and bootmanager (u-boot), customized for Banana Pi.

It supports the Banana Pi (M1, M1+), Banana Pro, BPI-R1 and some other A20 boards with just one single image. A separate image for the Banana Pi M2 is also available.

The main focus is to provide a lightweight headless platform for home servers, small webservers, cloud hosting, Linux based wifi access points, router, NAS systems, monitoring devices, etc.

Bananian Linux kernel 4.4.10 and 3.4.112 are now available! Run “aptitude update && aptitude upgrade” to get them (Bananian 16.04 only) Changelogs: