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[[http://projectdanube.org|FreedomBox Danube Edition]] is a custom casing around Cubietruck coupled with an SSD. [[http://projectdanube.org|FreedomBox Danube Edition]] is a custom casing around Cubietruck and an SSD-hard drive.
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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. !FreedomBox images are built for this device.

'''Important:''' Read
[[FreedomBox/Hardware|general advice]] about hardware before building a !FreedomBox with this single board computer.
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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.


=== Build Image ===

!FreedomBox images for this hardware can be built using [[FreedomBox/Maker|Freedom Maker]].
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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!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, [[http://projectdanube.org|express your interest]].
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 * Works with stock Debian kernel: yes
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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 and an SSD-hard drive.

2. Cubietruck / Cubieboard3

Cubietruck (Cubieboard3) is a single board computer with very good performance compared to many other boards. FreedomBox images are built for this device.

Important: Read general advice about hardware before building a FreedomBox with this single board computer.

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. Availability

Cubietruck / Cubieboard3

5. 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

6. Non-Free Status

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

7. Known Issues

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


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