Getting started with Ångström

As described in the Ångström web page:

 Ångström is an effort to make a stable and userfriendly distribution for embedded devices like handhelds, set top boxes and network-attached storage devices and more.


A great tool for embedded engineers and the one that will be used through the beagle-ros project. Getting started with it is actually quite straight forward. You just need to have bitbake in your computer and run:

git clone git://
cd setup-scripts
./ config beaglebone
MACHINE=beaglebone ./ bitbake systemd-image

After the process is completed you should have under setup-scripts/build/tmp-angstrom_v2012_12-eglibc/deploy/images/beaglebone the files needed that should be put in the microSD (use mkcard.txt for that purpose).

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