NVIDIA® Jetson™ Linux Driver Package is the board support package for Jetson. It includes Linux Kernel, UEFI bootloader, NVIDIA drivers, flashing utilities, sample filesystem based on Ubuntu, and more for the Jetson platform.

NVIDIA Jetson Linux 35.2.1

Jetson Linux 35.2.1 is a production quality release which brings support for Jetson Orin NX 16GB production module and includes Linux Kernel 5.10, an Ubuntu 20.04 based root file system, a UEFI based bootloader, and OP-TEE as Trusted Execution Environment.

This release supports Jetson Orin NX 16GB production module, Jetson AGX Orin 32GB production module and Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit. It also supports Jetson AGX Xavier series and Jetson Xavier NX series modules, as well as Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit and Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit.

Jetson Linux 35.2.1 is included in JetPack 5.1 SDK.

See the online Jetson Linux Developer Guide for detailed documentation.


Jetson Linux 35.2.1 adds the following highlights. (Please refer to release notes for additional details)

  • Adds support for Jetson Orin NX 16GB production module
  • Security
  • Over The Air Updates:
    • Image Based OTA tools with A/B support to upgrade Jetson AGX Xavier or Jetson Xavier NX modules running JetPack 4.x releases
    • Image Based OTA tools to upgrade Jetson Orin modules will be released with the next release2.
  • Display:
    • Fixes for HDMI 2.0 and DP compliance
  • Camera:
    • Support for AR1335 YUV camera
    • Enhanced support for simultaneous V4l2 and Argus
    • New Argus Demosaic (argus_demosaicOutput sample) to output RGB supported on Orin
    • New Argus RAW reprocessing (syncStereoRawReprocess sample) to read Bayer raw images from file & provide reprocessed YUV output to file
    • Updated Argus SyncSensorCalibrationData extension with enhanced EEPROM Calibration data to support Camera Module Serial Number, and IMU Noise Parameters

    1Signing is supported. Encryption will be supported in the next release.

    2Jetson Linux 35.2.1 will not require any change to use the OTA tools released in the next release. Jetson Orin based products running Jetson Linux 35.2.1 should be able to upgrade using the OTA tools released in the next release.

    Jetson Linux Sources are now available on GIT in addition to the Jetson Jetson Linux page. Refer to section Jetson Linux Developer Guide .

Vulkan Support on L4T

Downloads and Links

Jetson Orin modules and developer kitJetson Xavier modules and developer kits
DriversDriver Package (BSP)
Sample Root Filesystem
SourcesDriver Package (BSP) Sources
Sample Root Filesystem Sources
Sensor Processing Engine Sources

Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit User Guide

Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit User Guide
Jetson AGX Xavier Platform Adaptation Guide

Release Notes

Jetson Linux Developer Guide (online version)
Jetson Linux Developer Guide (downloadable version)

Software License Agreement
Jetson Linux API Reference (formerly named Multimedia API Reference)
nvbuf_utils to NvUtils Migration Guide
ToolsBootlin Toolchain gcc 9.3
Bootlin Toolchain Sources, 2020.08-1
OTA Tools
Secureboot tools are now located within L4T BSP
CUDA Tools
NVIDIA Nsight Systems
NVIDIA Nsight Graphics

Additional Files

File Supported hardware Supported SoftwareDescription
secureboot_overlay_35.2.1.tbz2 Jetson AGX Xavier JetPack 5.1 / Jetson Linux 35.2.1 Overlay which fixes a bug related to missing files in the L4T 35.2.1 release needed to enable Secureboot.
Jetson AGX Orin JetPack 5.1 / Jetson Linux 35.2.1 These FW files add support for Cypress on Jetson AGX Orin.

To access other Jetson Linux release pages, please visit the Jetson Linux Archive.