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Development Setup
#1
Hi All,

Just opened my 1st TinkerBoard!

I came from a Windows IOT background but after realising the OS was limited I switched to Raspbian.  Highly addictive stuff and I have completely abandoned Windows.

I wrote a surveillance software app (as we all do if ur a developer) and managed to stream mpjeg and extract jpegs from that stream.

Trouble is that  the image quality was fixed in the firmware at 20%. No good to me,. Hence porting everything over to the TinkerBoard.

However, i am stuck at the 1st hurdle: How to you use git to install software?  Git does not appear to be installed. How can I install it?

Please bear with me with my stupid questions. I will be pro-active on this board and will give as well as take.

thanks
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#2
(11-28-2018, 01:55 PM)informed Wrote: How to you use git to install software?  Git does not appear to be installed. How can I install it?

All packages are managed by apt or the GUI counterpart synaptic. So if you are interested about git, you might go for a terminal and issue the command to inquire the database.
Code:
$ sudo apt update      # update the database
$ apt-cache search git-core
devscripts - scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier
git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system
git-core - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system (obsolete)
But, anyway, you will get it installed by
Code:
$ sudo apt install git
If you're uncomfortable with terminal interface, the you might find synaptic the tool that will fulfill your request Wink
NOTE the $ means the terminal is started by a user that currently is logged in.
Light blue words might be a link. Have you try to click on them? Big Grin
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#3
Thanks I will try this out soon Smile
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