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[[http://cubieboard.org/model/|Cubietruck]] (Cubieboard3) is a single board computer with better performance than many other such boards. !FreedomBox images are being built for it. For using this board as !FreedomBox, a separate [[FreedomBox/Hardware/USBWiFi|USB WiFi device]] that does not require non-free firmware is recommended. [[http://cubieboard.org/model/|Cubietruck]] (Cubieboard3) is a single board computer with very good performance compared to many other boards. To use this board as !FreedomBox, a separate [[FreedomBox/Hardware/USBWiFi|USB WiFi device]] that does not require non-free firmware is recommended.
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!FreedomBox SD card [[FreedomBox/Download|images]] for this hardware are being built. These SD card images are meant for use with the on-board SD card slot and won't work when used with a separate SD card reader connected via USB. !FreedomBox SD card [[FreedomBox/Download|images]] are provided for this hardware. These SD card images are meant for use with the on-board SD card slot and do not work when used with a separate SD card reader connected via USB.
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An alternative to downloading these images is to [[InstallingDebianOn/Allwinner|install Debian]] on Cubietruck and then [[FreedomBox/Hardware/Debian|install FreedomBox]] on it. An alternative to downloading these images is to [[InstallingDebianOn/Allwinner|install Debian]] on the Cubietruck and then [[FreedomBox/Hardware/Debian|install FreedomBox]] on it.
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 * !WiFi does not work with free software. A separate [[FreedomBox/Hardware/USBWiFi|USB WiFi device]] is recommended.  * The on-board !WiFi does not work with free software. A separate [[FreedomBox/Hardware/USBWiFi|USB WiFi device]] is recommended.

Cubietruck

1. FreedomBox Danube Edition

FreedomBox Danube Edition

FreedomBox Danube Edition is a custom casing around Cubietruck coupled with an SSD.

2. Cubietruck / Cubieboard3

Cubietruck (Cubieboard3) is a single board computer with very good performance compared to many other boards. To use this board as FreedomBox, a separate USB WiFi device that does not require non-free firmware is recommended.

3. Download

FreedomBox SD card images are provided for this hardware. These SD card images are meant for use with the on-board SD card slot and do not work when used with a separate SD card reader connected via USB.

An alternative to downloading these images is to install Debian on the Cubietruck and then install FreedomBox on it.

4. Build Image

FreedomBox images for this hardware can be built using Freedom Maker.

5. Availability

FreedomBox Danube Edition

  • A limited number of units are planned to be shipped along with the release of FreedomBox 1.0. If you wish to get one, express your interest.

Cubietruck / Cubieboard3

6. Hardware

  • Open Hardware: No
  • CPU: Allwinner A20, ARM Cortex-A7 @ 1GHz dual-core
  • RAM: 2 GiB DDR3 @ 480 MHz
  • Storage: 8 GB NAND flash built-in, 1x microSD slot
  • Architecture: armhf
  • Ethernet: 10/100/1000, RJ45
  • WiFi: Broadcom BCM4329/BCM40181 (no free WiFi drivers + firmware available)

  • SATA: 1x 2.0 port

7. Non-Free Status

  • Non-free blobs required: ?
  • WiFi: no free WiFi drivers + firmware available

  • Works with stock Debian kernel: yes

8. Known Issues

  • The on-board WiFi does not work with free software. A separate USB WiFi device is recommended.


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