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Inspired by the tensorflow-on-raspberry-pi. Tool for compile tensorflow for arm.


apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk automake autoconf
apt-get install curl zip unzip libtool swig libpng-dev zlib1g-dev pkg-config git g++ wget xz-utils

# For python2.7
apt-get install python-numpy python-dev python-pip python-mock

# if using a virtual environment, omit the --user argument
pip install -U --user keras_applications==1.0.5 --no-deps
pip install -U --user keras_preprocessing==1.0.3 --no-deps

# For python3
apt-get install python3-numpy python3-dev python3-pip python3-mock

# if using a virtual environment, omit the --user argument
pip3 install -U --user keras_applications==1.0.5 --no-deps
pip3 install -U --user keras_preprocessing==1.0.3 --no-deps

TensorFlow on Raspberry Pi

It's officially supported!

Python wheels for TensorFlow are being officially supported. As well, this repository maintain up-to-date tensorflow wheels for raspberry pi.


Check out the official TensorFlow website for more information.


Make you sure added arm architecture, see how to adds in debian flavors:

dpkg --add-architecture armhf
echo "deb [arch=armhf] buster main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

if you want compile python support:

# For python2.7
apt-get install libpython-all-dev:armhf

# For python3
apt-get install libpython3-all-dev:armhf

using docker

cd build_tensorflow/
docker build -t tf-arm -f Dockerfile .
docker run -it -v /tmp/tensorflow_pkg/:/tmp/tensorflow_pkg/ --env TF_PYTHON_VERSION=3.7 tf-arm ./ configs/<conf-name> # rpi.conf, rk3399.conf ...

Edit tweaks like bazel resources, board model, and others

see configuration file examples in: build_tensorflow/configs/

Finally, compile tensorflow.

cd build_tensorflow/
chmod +x
TF_PYTHON_VERSION=3.5 ./ <path-of-config>
# If no output errors, the pip package will be in the directory: /tmp/tensorflow_pkg/
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