Loading Debian (Ubilinux) on the Edison

Contributors: Shawn Hymel
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Resources and Going Further

Now that you have Debian installed on your Edison, you have many tools at your disposal. For example, aptitude is a powerful package manager that lets you install libraries and Linux packages from the Internet.

Check out our Installing libmraa on Ubilinux for Edison tutorial for more info interfacing with other boards.


Here are some additional resources to help you with the Edison:

If you're new to Linux, we highly recommend checking Userland, a guide to all things shell.

Check out these other Edison related tutorials from SparkFun:

SparkFun Blocks for Intel® Edison - Base Block

A quick overview of the features of the Base Block.

Loading Debian (Ubilinux) on the Edison

How to load a Debian distribution (specifically Ubilinux) onto the Edison.

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Edison Experiment Guide

Learn how to harness the power of the Intel® Edison using JavaScript to post data to the cloud, control electronics from smartphones, and host web pages that interact with circuits.

Interactive Smart Mirror

Build a smart mirror that displays weather data using the Intel® Edison.