Leapster Explorer: Common Commands

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Here are some changes to the LX's default setup that will make your life more easy.

Touching Things

Main App

I hate having the main app timeout and power down when. simply type:

touch /flags/main_app

to disable the main app on next start

You can also supply the name of an alternate main app like so:

echo /LF/djsm/djsm-start > /flags/main_app

Just note that /LF/Bulk isn't guaranteed to be mounted yet.

If your app isn't found, rcS will remove /flags/main_app to restore the default on the next boot.

Developer Mode

This turns on telnet and ftp by default, and switches to a static IP address.

touch /flags/developer

If you still want to have the automatic private ip:

touch /flags/avahi

And if you want a speedy boot (this eliminates a 6 second wait timer):

touch /flags/no8sec

SFTP and You

SFTP is one of the easiest ways to copy files over to your Explorer. You can enable it by linking to /etc/init.d/sshd from /etc/rc.d/S50sshd and /etc/rc.d/K50sshd.

ln -s /etc/init.d/sshd /etc/rc.d/S50sshd
ln -s /etc/init.d/sshd /etc/rc.d/K50sshd

Configure your Explorer

Now that sshd is enabled to start on boot up automaticly we need to make a few changes to the sshd config

cd /etc/ssh
vi sshd_config

Now uncomment the fallowing and change them to yes

PermitEmptyPasswords yes
PermitRootLogin yes

Once done editing, hit the ESC key, then type :x to save and exit.

now you are ready to start sshd for the first time and generate a key, type:

/etc/init.d/sshd start

This may take a minute or two for the key to be generated so sit back and relax.

Connect With your Linux Box


Aquire FileZilla

Right click your network icon thingy and configure your interface

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