Getting Kali Linux on a Cubieboard. Here’s an abbreviated tutorial for getting Kali Linux (1.0ish) running on a Cubieboard.
(In case you’re wondering, Kali is the successor to BackTrack.) I use Berryboot as the bootloader, which allows us to multiboot and use compressed file systems (>50% compression, saving ~2 GB for a full install of Kali), and also makes it easy to swap around and play with different operating systems. Installing the quick and dirty way Do step 1 below. Download one of these: Cubieboard 2. Arm/Cubieboard - FreeBSD Wiki. Cubieboard is a developer board that is based on the Allwinner A10/A20 System-On-Chip (SoC).
The full technical details for the Cubieboard are available at the sunxi wiki. Build FreeBSD. Download. Cubieboard. Cubieboard is a small (10x6cm), hacker friendly, extendable and very low-cost while powerful ARM board with Allwinner A10 SoC.
The board helpfully reads "Cubietech" "Cubieboard.org" and has an A10 chip on it. :) Current status The cubieboard is well represented within the main sunxi developer community and has excellent support both in u-boot as well as 3.4 and mainline kernels. Images Cubietech also has a bunch of official firmwares available on their download page. ArmHardFloatPort. This page gathers thoughts and ideas around a new hard-float ABI ARM port for Debian, hopefully to be released for the the first time with Wheezy (7.0).
Mali (GPU) The Mali series of graphics processing units (GPUs) are semiconductor intellectual property cores produced by ARM Holdings for licensing in various ASIC designs by ARM partners.
The GPU cores are mainly developed by ARM Norway, at the former Falanx company site. Like other embedded IP cores for 3D support, the Mali GPU does not feature display controllers driving monitors (such as the combination often found in common video cards). Instead the Mali ARM core is a pure 3D engine that renders graphics into memory and hands the rendered image over to another core that handles the display. ARM supplies tools to help in authoring OpenGL ES shaders named Mali GPU Shader Development Studio and Mali GPU User Interface Engine. The Mali core grew out of the cores previously produced by Falanx and currently constitute: Some Malis support cache coherency for the L2 cache with the CPU. The Mali GPU variants can be found in the following systems on chips (SoCs): Allwinner Technology.
Allwinner Technology is a China-based fabless semiconductor company that designs mixed-signal SoCs and provides total system solution.
Headquartered in Zhuhai, Guangdong the company currently employs about 500 people – 80% of which are engineers.  It has a sales and technical support office in Shenzhen, China, and logistics operations in Hong Kong. Product History Allwinner processors makes the NO.1 shipping processor for android tablets Launch History Allwinner Product History 2013.10 In October, 2013, Allwinner released its second dual-core A23, touted to be "The most efficient dual core processor" for tablets. The A23 CPU frequency runs up to 1.5 GHz, and test data indicates that the power consumption of A23-powered tablet is rather low, music playback power consumption (offscreen) can be as low as 48mA; Allwinner A80 octa processor.
ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore. The ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore is a processor core designed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARM v7 instruction set architecture.
Overview It has two target applications; firstly as a smaller, faster, and more power-efficient successor to the Cortex-A8. The other use is in the big.LITTLE architecture, combining one or more A7 cores with one or more Cortex-A15 cores into a heterogeneous system. To do this it is fully feature-compatible with the A15. Key features of the Cortex-A7 core are: Cubieboard/Installing on NAND. Automatically, with Install-Cubian Update, cubieplayer has made a Linux image for cubieboard1 called Cubian. which supports automatic NAND installation for cubieboard1 and cubieboard2.
Quote from Cubian Wiki Install Cubian to NAND is pretty simple. First, you need to install it to Micro-SD card by the tutorial above, then boot and login to your Cubieboard. Once you logged in, execute the following command sudo ~/nandinstall/install.sh If you want to port Linux on your SD-card to NAND manually, please continue to read the tutorial below Manually. Cubieboard/FirstSteps. Note: This is the FirstSteps for Cubieboard users.
Which is your Cubieboard model? Currently, there are two batches of the Cubieboard developer board available. First batch, sold around August/September 2012. The Cubieboard in this batch has 512MB RAM.Second batch, sold through the Indiegogo campaign (November 2012), Shopify (January 2013), Miniand (January 2013). Cubieboard Unboxing and Quick Start Guide. I’ve received another cool board this week with the Cubieboard development board.
As a quick reminder, the Cubieboard is the only proper low cost AllWinner A10 development board available, and comes with 512MB/1GB RAM, 4GB NAND Flash, 10/100 MBit Ethernet, HDMI output, 2x USB Host port, 1x USB OTG port, a microSD socket, a SATA interface, an IR sensor and 2 headers to access extra pins such as GPIOs, I2C, SPI,VGA pins, CVBS pins etc… CubieTech had a successful Indiegogo campaign where the 1GB board was available for $59 including worldwide shipping (and as low as $19 for early birds), and you can now buy it from resellers.
[Update: It's now available with several cables, USB to TTL debug board, and an enclosure for $80 on dx.com] F10 2.4G wireless keyboard/air mouse – r0ckstore. Cubie Board quick look, compared to Raspberry Pi. I just got my hands on a new low-priced ARM board, similar to the über famous Rapsberry Pi : the Cubie Board. Let's see what's in the box, and how both boards compare. What's a Cubie Board? It's a small, low-priced ARM board (i.e. micro computer), aiming at delivering the most power for the price. From the official site: Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone Black, Pandaboard ES, OLinuXino & i.MX6Q SABRE Lite. 1GB cubieboard – r0ckstore. Well ment, but .... overall it sounded too good to be true and that's what it proved too be.a) Grief begins with the first startup that doesn't work as expected if one uses a monitor (it's aimed at developers, isn't it) instead of a TV. $49 Feature-Packed Cubieboard.
Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi vs. CubieBoard vs. Gooseberry vs. APC Rock vs. OLinuXino vs. Hackberry A10. A long time ago, Earth was ruled by dinosaurs. Then they died and we began to play with Motorola HC11. These were prehistoric times, when debugging involved an oscilloscope. (Yes, I am that old.) Then Massimo Banzi invented a new single board: Arduino. And everyone was happy. Then the unexpected happened: David Braben invented the Raspberry Pi. BB-BBLK-000 - CIRCUITCO - BEAGLEBONE BLACK, CORTEX A8, DEV. Mixtrónica Online - Comercialização de material eléctronico - Mixtrónica, Lda.