Testing the CubieTruck/CubieBoard3 in everyday use


CubieBoard3/CubieTruck is a small device with lots of power. It is also quick and easy to get up and running. Modifying Armbian according to the needs of the user is straightforward, which is a welcome change from other production systems.

Currently, I'm using a CubieBoard as a mobile server for Linux training. The board fits easily into hand luggage because of its small size. During training sessions, the small computer serves as a reference Linux installation for participants to log onto and learn about operating Unix/Linux systems. The board has an attractive appearance, with its LEDs and plexiglass plates, and it has established itself as a stable and reliable working device for many participants. I encourage you to try out a CubieBoard.

The Author

Frank Hofmann works in Berlin in Büro 2.0, which is a network of open source experts, as a service provider specializing in typesetting and printing (http://www.efho.de). He has been coordinating regional meetings of Linux User Groups for the Berlin-Brandenburg region since 2008. He is also co-author of the Debian package management book (http://www.dpmb.org/).

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