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Fuchsia is not Linux

A modular, capability-based operating system

This document is a collection of articles describing the Fuchsia operating system, organized around particular subsystems. Sections will be populated over time.

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Zircon Kernel

Zircon is the microkernel underlying the rest of Fuchsia. Zircon also provides core drivers and Fuchsia's libc implementation.

Zircon Core

Framework

Storage

Networking

Graphics

Media

  • Audio
  • Video
  • DRM

Intelligence

  • Context
  • Agent Framework
  • Suggestions

User interface

  • Device, user, and story shells
  • Stories and modules

Backwards compatibility

  • POSIX lite (what subset of POSIX we support and why)
  • Web runtime

Update and recovery

  • Verified boot
  • Updater