Note on Extreme Sloth: By extreme application of the 'slothful' method of maintenance you could find yourself more that one major version behind (say, using 6.x when the current version is 9.x).The best advice here is to never try a multi-version upgrade, say, from 6.x to 9.x - always pass through the intervening major version(s) - certainly as far as Step 6 since ABI (Application Binary Interface) changes may cause serious problems.
This quick start is written so that you can quickly get a build host set up to use the Yocto Project and then build some Linux images.
The Yocto Project Mega-Manual is a concatenation of the published Yocto Project HTML manuals for the given release.
The manual exists to help users efficiently search for strings across the entire Yocto Project documentation set. The Yocto Project is an open-source collaboration project whose focus is developers of embedded Linux systems.
Rather than go into great detail about the Yocto Project and its many capabilities, this quick start provides the minimal information you need to try out the Yocto Project using a supported Linux build host.
Reading and using the quick start should result in you having a basic understanding of what the Yocto Project is and how to use some of its core components.