I used the CuBox installer to install Debian hardfp headless server on my CuBox.
Needed to connect via serial port, so followed the instructions here:
I installed the drivers:
I used these instructions for installing minicom:
When I tried to connect using minicom I kept getting a repeating message:
asoc: CS42L51 <-> mv88fx-i2s1 No matching rates
I found the answer here:
sudo apt-get --reinstall install dbus sudo reboot sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
This worked, but I needn’t have bothered because I planned to use the CuBox installer to load a headless server.
I followed the instructions here:
The first USB drive didn’t work and I had to copy the u-boot.bin file to the boot directory.
I chose the second option: Debian hardfp headless server
Configuring the timezone
Updated the timezone with:
Configuring the hostname
Needed a shorter name that would be recognised by my router so that I could use a fixed IP for the cubox.
changed debian-armhf-cubox to mikes-cubox
Added this line:
Add the cubox to the hosts file:
Add this line:
127.0.0.1 localhost mikes-cubox
invoke-rc.d hostname.sh start reboot
set the password
set the IP address for the CuBox to 192.168.1.5 on my router.
Logging in to the cubox with ssh
scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub firstname.lastname@example.org:~/ ssh email@example.com mkdir .ssh cat id_rsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys rm -f id_rsa.pub exit
alias for ssh
Edited .bash_profile in the home directory and added:
# alias for logging into cubox alias cb='ssh firstname.lastname@example.org'