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Guinnux Starter Kit
Introduction to GuinnuxGuinnux is a Linux-based operating system distribution that consists of the Guinnux kernel, root file system images, an application repository of prepackaged binary applications and utilities, as well as the associated development tools and libraries to enable the development and porting of applications to the Guinnux environment. Guinnux is available free of charge from: www.guinnux.org
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Product descriptionThe Guinnux Starter Kit serves as an easy entry point for the evaluation of the Guinnux runtime and development environment.
The Guinnux starter kit consists of the following:
- ARM9-based development board
- 5V / 220V AC external power supply
- MicroSD card for use with the development board.
The Guinnux development board is shipped with the latest Guinnux Linux Kernel preprogrammed onto the board and the default Guinnux ext4 root file system loaded onto the accompanying microSD card.
The Guinnux kernel binary and root file system images are available for download from www.guinnux.org and the development board can be upgraded or reprogrammed through the onboard Redboot boot loader.
The default root file system contains all the utilities to remotely access and customize the Guinnux development board. The openSSH server and the OPKG Package Manager are included, amongst others.
The OPKG Package Manager is configured to make use of the Guinnux package repository at www.guinnux.org.
The repository contains a rich set of prepackaged open source applications and binaries which can be installed onto the Guinnux development board by making use of the OPKG command utility. The Guinnux OPKG package repository is actively maintained and packages can be upgraded on the Guinnux board by making use of the OPKG upgrade interface.