Debian/Raspberry Pi

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Rishabh Thaney has made builds for Raspberry Pi using Debian;

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Testing

Starts at color gender age home view as user "pi", wireless works; showing ad-hoc and wireless Access points.

Home View (F3 key) screenshot:

Screenshot of "Home".png

Does not auto-mount an inserted USB.

Reproducing

This was reproduced on Debian stretch platform which was set up in an schroot shell on Ubuntu.

Setup Schroot

Set up a schroot environment like this:

  • Install the schroot and debootstrap packages,
sudo apt install schroot debootstrap
  • Create the stretch filesystem,
sudo mkdir -p /srv/chroot/stretch
sudo debootstrap stretch /srv/chroot/stretch
  • Make a file /etc/schroot/chroot.d/stretch,
[stretch]
type=directory
personality=linux
directory=/srv/chroot/stretch
  • Log into your schroot shell from the terminal,
sudo schroot -c stretch

See https://wiki.debian.org/Schroot for alternate methods.

Setup Builder

Setup the builder within the schroot shell like this;

  • Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/sugarlabs/rpi23-gen-image
  • Install dependencies by going through the README.md file and executing the commands described,

Run Builder

  • Change your directory to the cloned repo and run this command to start the building process:
sh rpi23-gen-image.sh

This takes some time as the scripts start downloading and configuring packages to build an image.

  • Once the process is complete in the terminal, navigate to this directory:
~/rpi23-gen-image/images/stretch

to find the image that was built.

Some changes have been made to the original repo: https://github.com/drtyhlpr/rpi23-gen-image which can be viewed in the commit history.