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This page is intended at documenting the pre-build freedombox images that may be available to be installed on media the Dreamplug can boot.

There have been different releases of downloadable images :
 * The '''0.1 public release''' - see : http://www.freedomboxfoundation.org/news/2012-08-27-Version_0.1_released/index.en.html
 * An earlier ''freedombox_14_Nov_2011'' image, available from http://freedomboxfoundation.org/code/
 * (more or less) weekly test images made by Nick M. Daly, announced on the [[http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/freedombox-discuss/|mailing-list]]. See below for download instructions.

= Nick M. Daly's regular test dreamplug images =

Nick Daly makes weekly
test images for the !DreamPlug. These images are available at:

 * https://www.betweennowhere.net/tracker
 * https://www.betweennowhere.net/tracker/freedombox-unstable.torrent
 * https://www.betweennowhere.net/tracker/freedombox-unstable.tar.bz2

These images include several !FreedomBox-related projects. New image announcements can be found on the [[http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/freedombox-discuss/|Freedombox-discuss mailing list]].

== Verifying downloaded image ==

You can validate that a downloaded image has not been altered by checking the file signature.

First, download Nick Daly's key.
$ gpg --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-key D95C32042EE54FFDB25EC3489F2733F40928D23A

Then verify each file's signature.
$ gpg --verify freedombox-unstable_2012.0915_dreamplug-armel-card.img.tar.bz2.sig.sig freedombox-unstable_2012.0915_dreamplug-armel-card.img.tar.bz2.sig
$ gpg --verify freedombox-unstable_2012.0915_virtualbox-i386-hdd.vdi.tar.bz2.sig.sig freedombox-unstable_2012.0915_virtualbox-i386-hdd.vdi.tar.bz2.sig

== Installing the image ==

The announcement emails have instructions.

See also [[/InternalMicroSD]]

== Firmware / uboot compatibility ==

Depending on the revision of the hardware and/or the firmware/uboot updates made by vendors (or your own), you may have an firmware setup compatible or not with subsequent image versions.

See [[FreedomBox/DreamPlug/Testing]] for details on the hardware revisions and provided firmware.

Images before the 0.1 release boot smoothly on stock !DreamPlugs from !GlobalScale ("Default" uboot).

Images on or after the 0.1 release (2012-0820) need the 2012.04.01 or later version of uboot from Debian Wheezy.

|| uboot Vendor || uboot Version || Supported Image Versions ||
|| GlobalScale || The Default (?) || Pre 0.1 ||
|| Debian || 2012.04.01 (Wheezy) || Pre 0.1, Post 0.1 ||

The weekly images considered "Pre 0.1" are the 2012.0819 image and prior
images. The "Post 0.1" images are the 2012.0903 image and later images.

== Mounting Nick Daly's images locally ==

See http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/freedombox-discuss/2012-November/004765.html

See also :
 * a procedure for creating your own images : [[FreedomBox/Maker|freedom-maker]]
 * FreedomBox/Download