Set Up yocto in Ubuntu:


Required Version : minimum required verion is ubuntu 14.04 or ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Required packages :


sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install gawk wget git-core diffstat unzip texinfo gcc-multilib build-essential

sudo apt-get install chrpath socat cpio python python3 python3-pip python3-pexpect

sudo apt-get install xz-utils debianutils iputils-ping libsdl1.2-dev xterm


Cloning poky from git:


Create a Directory name “yocto-rocko”

$ mkdir yocto-rocko

$ cd yocto-rocko

Now Cloning the Yocto source from yoctoproject git source


yocto-rocko/$ git clone -b rocko git://

yocto-rocko/$ source poky/oe-init-build-env


Build the basic image core-image-minimal. Which is the minimal rootfs imageof below 10 MB.


/yocto-rocko/build/$ bitbake core-image-minimal


Output Images:

/yocto-rocko/build/$ cd tmp/deploy/images/




This is the basic Build of Yocto. If you want to learn more click here.