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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] BeagleBone Black


From: Vieno Foo
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] BeagleBone Black
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2017 02:53:00 +0000

The main GNU/Linux distribution for BBB is debian and since jessie you
can use the package linux-image-armmp. Disabling contrib and non-free in
apt sources and using this kernel should provide you with only
free/libre software.

kind regards
txt.file

Andrew Ferguson:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I'm thinking of getting a BeagleBone Black for various projects, mainly
> because it can be used with fully free software (according to
> https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/single-board-computers).
> 
> However, I cannot find instructions on how to run the BeagleBone on fully
> free software (ie: disable the graphics accelerator / video decoding
> hardware, and run all video decoding on the CPU). I imagine it is as simple
> as removing certain pieces of software from the installation image, but I
> can't find any guide that says exactly what should be removed.
> 
> Does anyone have any experience with this and could point me in the right
> direction as to what needs to be removed?
> 
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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