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Torizon 5.0.0

Introduction

Torizon, a software platform that uses containers as a key technology, has container images that serve different purposes.

Some of them are provided by Toradex:

  • Torizon Debian Containers: containers that are meant to be run directly on the target hardware - the Computer on Module. You use them as a base to create your own containers, with your own application and its dependencies.
  • Development Containers: development containers to assist the development. They may be meant to run on the target device, the host PC, or both.
  • SDK Containers: Toradex provides SDK containers to work with IDEs. You will most likely use our IDE extensions and those containers will work under the hood. It means that the IDE abstracts their use, and you are given a development experience as close as possible to developing for a native platform.

Other containers are provided by third parties:

  • Partner Demo Containers: containers provided by Toradex partners specifically for the Torizon platform.
  • Third-party Containers: containers available from other sources, not necessarily related to Toradex but still useful and potentially ready-to-run on Torizon.

This article lists containers and points to additional resources.

Prerequisites

Torizon Application Containers

Toradex containers are meant to be used as the foundation for your application development.

Image Name Description Learn More
debian Base image to start a simple Container. Debian Containers for Torizon
debian-shell Base image with shell utilities, meant to help during development Debian Containers for Torizon
wayland-base Contains Wayland libraries without a compositor Debian Containers for Torizon
wayland-base-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Debian Containers for Torizon
weston Contains Wayland libraries and Weston compositor Debian Containers for Torizon
weston-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Debian Containers for Torizon
qt5-wayland Contains Wayland libraries and Qt5 compositor Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-examples Contains pre-built Qt5 examples for quick evaluation Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-examples-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Qt Debian Container for Torizon
kiosk-mode-browser Contains the Chromium browser to run web-based GUIs Web Browser / Kiosk Mode with TorizonCore

The following diagram depicts the hierarchy of the Debian containers:


  • Debian based container images

    Debian based container images

Torizon Development Containers

Development containers to assist the development.

Image Name Description
dev-tools Developer tools
cnab-app-base Used for TorizonCore Docker App support
ostree-easy-installer-builder Container to add some custom content to a torizon-core image
ostree-push-to-garage This tool generates, signs and publishes an update to work with Here! or ATS Garage.

Torizon SDK Containers

Toradex provides SDK containers to work with IDEs:

The IDEs will abstract their use, therefore they will be transparent to your development.

Partner Demo Containers

To leverage the flexibility of the Torizon platform, Toradex partners with software companies from different industry segments and technologies to offer you Partner Demo Containers. Those containers are ready-to-run demonstrations with out-of-the-box compatibility to both Toradex hardware and the Torizon platform.

           Partner Demo Container Brief Description
Codesys Codesys Codesys PLC Runtime CODESYS programmable logic controller (PLC) demo runtime on a Torizon container and how to use it
Crank Crank Software Crank Storyboard Crank Storyboard allows you to build embedded systems optimized, rich GUI on a cross-platform IDE
TotalCross TotalCross TotalCross SDK TotalCross is an easy-to-use Open Source SDK aiming the fast designing of beautiful Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for multiple platforms

Third-party Containers

Those images are available on public registries, such as Docker Hub. They are maintained by third parties that are not related to Toradex. They are listed here because at some point in time we have tested them on Torizon and documented it, thus you know that they are good candidates for you to use.

Container Article Brief Description
Node-RED Node-RED How to get started with Node-RED on Torizon
InfluxDB Using Multiple Containers with TorizonCore How to run multiple containers using InfluxDB and Grafana as examples
Grafana Using Multiple Containers with TorizonCore How to run multiple containers using InfluxDB and Grafana as examples

Torizon 4.0.0

Introduction

Torizon, a software platform that uses containers as a key technology, has container images that serve different purposes.

Some of them are provided by Toradex:

  • Torizon Debian Containers: containers that are meant to be run directly on the target hardware - the Computer on Module. You use them as a base to create your own containers, with your own application and its dependencies.
  • Development Containers: development containers to assist the development. They may be meant to run on the target device, the host PC, or both.
  • SDK Containers: Toradex provides SDK containers to work with IDEs. You will most likely use our IDE extensions and those containers will work under the hood. It means that the IDE abstracts their use, and you are given a development experience as close as possible to developing for a native platform.

Other containers are provided by third parties:

  • Partner Demo Containers: containers provided by Toradex partners specifically for the Torizon platform.
  • Third-party Containers: containers available from other sources, not necessarily related to Toradex but still useful and potentially ready-to-run on Torizon.

This article lists containers and points to additional resources.

Prerequisites

Torizon Application Containers

Toradex containers are meant to be used as the foundation for your application development.

Image Name Description Learn More
debian Base image to start a simple Container. Debian Containers for Torizon
debian-shell Base image with shell utilities, meant to help during development Debian Containers for Torizon
wayland-base Contains Wayland libraries without a compositor Debian Containers for Torizon
wayland-base-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Debian Containers for Torizon
weston Contains Wayland libraries and Weston compositor Debian Containers for Torizon
weston-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Debian Containers for Torizon
qt5-wayland Contains Wayland libraries and Qt5 compositor Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-examples Contains pre-built Qt5 examples for quick evaluation Qt Debian Container for Torizon
qt5-wayland-examples-vivante Contains binary drivers for Vivante GPUs (i.MX 8 modules) Qt Debian Container for Torizon
kiosk-mode-browser Contains the Chromium browser to run web-based GUIs Web Browser / Kiosk Mode with TorizonCore

The following diagram depicts the hierarchy of the Debian containers:


  • Debian based container images

    Debian based container images

Torizon Development Containers

Development containers to assist the development.

Image Name Description
dev-tools Developer tools
cnab-app-base Used for TorizonCore Docker App support
ostree-easy-installer-builder Container to add some custom content to a torizon-core image
ostree-push-to-garage This tool generates, signs and publishes an update to work with Here! or ATS Garage.

Torizon SDK Containers

Toradex provides SDK containers to work with IDEs:

The IDEs will abstract their use, therefore they will be transparent to your development.

Partner Demo Containers

To leverage the flexibility of the Torizon platform, Toradex partners with software companies from different industry segments and technologies to offer you Partner Demo Containers. Those containers are ready-to-run demonstrations with out-of-the-box compatibility to both Toradex hardware and the Torizon platform.

           Partner Demo Container Brief Description
Codesys Codesys Codesys PLC Runtime CODESYS programmable logic controller (PLC) demo runtime on a Torizon container and how to use it
Crank Crank Software Crank Storyboard Crank Storyboard allows you to build embedded systems optimized, rich GUI on a cross-platform IDE
TotalCross TotalCross TotalCross SDK TotalCross is an easy-to-use Open Source SDK aiming the fast designing of beautiful Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for multiple platforms

Third-party Containers

Those images are available on public registries, such as Docker Hub. They are maintained by third parties that are not related to Toradex. They are listed here because at some point in time we have tested them on Torizon and documented it, thus you know that they are good candidates for you to use.

Container Article Brief Description
Node-RED Node-RED How to get started with Node-RED on Torizon
InfluxDB Using Multiple Containers with TorizonCore How to run multiple containers using InfluxDB and Grafana as examples
Grafana Using Multiple Containers with TorizonCore How to run multiple containers using InfluxDB and Grafana as examples