Beagleboard:BeagleBoneBlack Debian

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This page is about running the armhf port of Debian distribution at BeagleBoard. The latest image can be found at:

Checking The Debian Image Version

TODO: copy /etc/dogtag to ID.txt in fat partition.

root@beaglebone:~# cat /etc/dogtag BeagleBone Debian Image 2014-03-04



By default this image is setup to display time in utc mode. If you would like to change this to your local region.

dpkg-reconfigure tzdata


echo "Europe/Zurich" > /etc/timezone 
dpkg-reconfigure -f noninteractive tzdata

Debian Build Instructions

You'll want a fairly beefy ARM system to run this script.

git clone git://
cd image-builder