These manuals match releases of Yocto Project which are still active but are no longer the latest.

If you want to get started quickly, the first document you should read is the Quick Start. For other manuals, take a look at the entire set of current manuals below, and be sure to also check out the FAQ and the Yocto Project Wiki.

Yocto Project 1.6.3 - Daisy
Yocto Project Complete Documentation Set 1.6.3

Provides a complete, searchable set of Yocto Project manuals in a single HTML presentation. The manual (known as mega-manual) simply includes each manual or guide with no additional text.

BitBake User Manual 1.6.3

Provides user and reference material for the BitBake tool, which is the task executor and scheduler used by the OpenEmbedded build system to build images.

Hob Manual 1.6.3

NOTE: Hob is now deprecated and will no longer be available starting from the upcoming 2.1 release of the Yocto Project. You can use Toaster instead.

Hob is a graphical user interface for BitBake. Its primary goal is to enable a user to perform common tasks more easily.

Toaster Manual 1.6.3

Toaster is a web interface to BitBake, the Yocto Project build system. This manual covers the web interface only. Some other useful documentation resources are:

Yocto Project Application Developer's Guide 1.6.3

Provides information that lets you get going with the ADT to develop projects using the Yocto Project.

Yocto Project Board Support Package (BSP) Developer's Guide 1.6.3

Defines a structure for BSP components. Having a commonly understood layout encourages standardization.

Yocto Project Development Manual 1.6.3

Provides an overview of the development process for images and user-space applications.

Yocto Project Linux Kernel Development Manual 1.6.3

Provides background information on the Yocto Linux kernel Metadata and describes common tasks you can perform using the kernel tools all within the Yocto Project environment.

Yocto Project Profiling and Tracing Manual 1.6.3

Presents a set of common and generally useful tracing and profiling schemes along with their application (as appropriate) to each tool.

Yocto Project Quick Start 1.6.3

Presents condensed information that lets you get started with the Yocto Project quickly and start building an image.

Yocto Project Reference Manual 1.6.3

Provides a complete reference to the Yocto Project tools and components, such as OpenEmbedded and the Poky reference distributio