Official Aruk Buster SD-Images (Buster-based)
The current official Zynthian SD-Image is called Aruk Buster. It's almost the same than the stretch-based one, but updated and buster-based. Currently we have a first Release Candidate (RC-1):
Although latest nightly builds are quite stable, so you could consider using the last one ...
Official Aruk Stretch SD-Images (Stretch-based)
The former official Zynthian SD-Image is called Aruk. It's based in Raspbian Stretch and built using a the CustomPiOS system (thanks @guysoft!!). Currently we have a third Release Candidate (RC-3):
You shouldn't be using Aruk Stretch without a good reason. We have moved to Buster!!
Nightly Build SD-Images
If you really like to be in the cutting edge, try the nightly builds:
Preparing the SD-card
Current images are 8GB compressed image file compiled for Raspberry Pi 3. These SD card images include all the Zynthian software, properly configured for working with the official kits. Completely ready to use. Plug and play!
After downloading the SD-image, you have to write it to a SD-card. You need a SD card with a minimum size of 16GB, although you can use a bigger one if you want.
Build your own image
If you like, you can build your own SD image following these instructions:
Also, you would like to try the new experimental docker-builder (thanks @guysoft!!):