Setup

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Basic Requirements

  • Power supply with micro USB connector (2.5A recommended)
  • Micro SD card (4GB+)
  • Monitor with HDMI cable
  • Keyboard and Mouse

Setting up your SD card

Download an operating system image:

 Official Asus TinkerOS 1.8 - tinker-board-linaro-stretch-alip-v1.8.zip [762MB]

(Android and other OS are also available - see Software)

Write this to an SD card with Etcher on Windows / Mac /Linux ( http://etcher.io/ ) or Win32DiskImager ( http://sourceforge.net)

Etcher.jpg

Insert microSD into the tinkerboard and it should boot to a desktop after 30 seconds or so.


Note The screen will remain blank during bootup - no text displayed until the desktop appears

TinkerOS.jpg

Experienced users can SSH in immediately with user/pass linaro:linaro