Code freeze and moving to new framework
Dear Armbian developers, board maintainers and users. Our regular development cycle have reached »code freeze«. Its a milestone when we shall change our focus to code stabilisation to be ready to release update to all kernels and images. This should happen by the end of this month (25th). During this time we count on increased …
How to start?
Find your board and download one of the available images. Archives can be uncompressed with 7-Zip on Windows, Keka on OS X and 7z on Linux (apt-get install p7zip-full). RAW images can be written with Etcher (all OS).
Make sure you have a good & reliable SD card and a proper power supply. Insert SD card into a slot and power the board. First boot takes up to 35 seconds with an average SD Card and on the cheapest board.
Log in as root on HDMI / serial console or via SSH and use password 1234. You will be prompted to change this password. Next, you will be asked to create a normal user account that is sudo enabled (beware of default QWERTY keyboard settings at this stage).