Beaglebone Storage Server

install debian

My Beaglebone (shipped March 15) came stock with Angstrom, which I replaced with the official BB Debian image. Beaglebones are now shipping with Debian preinstalled.

trim down

The Beaglebone Debian image comes with a bunch of useful stuff (Git, tmux) but it only leaves about 120MB for installing application packages, log files, etc.

To see a list of manually installed packages sorted by size, open aptitude and

list of possibly unnecessary packages:

secure login

hdd reformat

home network

My home router is DD-WRT. I highly recommend using it over stock vendor firmwares.

public network

cross-compile camlistore (on laptop)

camlistored startup