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:

Loading Debian (Ubilinux) on the Edison

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

SparkFun Blocks for Intel® Edison - Pi Block

Tutorial on setting up and using the Pi Block for Intel Edison.

Using an LCD on the Edison

How to connect an LCD controlled by an ILI9341 driver to the Intel® Edison.

Sparcade: Edison as a Web Server for Browser Games

Turn the Intel® Edison into an access point that serves a simple browser-based game. High scores from the game are displayed on a character LCD.