I have installed Lubuntu on my new Cubieboard 2. I have also attached HDD to SATA so I have more space to store my media. This posts describes the steps needed to install and configure[…]
The main advantage of cubieboard is it’s SATA connector. I have old HDD from notebook, so I wanted to use it as a media server. This post has 3 parts related to HDD connected to[…]
I’ve bought BMP085 barometric pressure sensor and my goal was to get pressure and temperature data via I2C interface to my Cubieboard running linux (cubieboard2-lubuntu-installation).
I2C bus is used by many integrated circuits and is simple to implement. Any microcontroller can communicate with I2C devices even if it has no special I2C interface so I wanted to enable I2C also[…]
I executed the following steps to install apache with PHP on my cubieboard2 with lubuntu. Lets start with installation that will take about 25MB: sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart[…]
When I installed Lubuntu on my new Cubieboard2, the print screen was not working. When I hit the “Print Screen” button I got this message: I’ve fixed it by installing the scrot application: sudo apt-get install scrot[…]
When I install new Lubuntu NAND image to my new Cubieboard2 I had only 2GB of space out of 4GB available. I followed this forum to expand the filesystem to 4GB. sudo nand-part In my[…]
I use vnc to access graphic interface from my PC to cubieboard that runs on lubuntu. I have chosen tightvncserver and spent some time to configure and run it. Also to my surprise it took me[…]
I have just bought cubieboard and installed lubuntu and I want to have synchronized time with NTP server. NTP is a TCP/IP protocol for synchronising time over a network – Network Time Protocol. This post describes: Setting[…]
If you have your cubieboard stable and do not like the led to blink, you can turn it off.