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Introduction to pcDuino

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Chapter 4: Introduction of python on pcDuino

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.   Python is pre-installed in the

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Chapter 3: C Language and Arduino type IDE for pcDuino

There are two flavors to use C langue on pcDuino, one is to use command line ‘make’ style. The other one is to use Arduino style IDE. The Arduino IDE is included in version 20130531. Toolchain of the Arduino library

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Chapter 2 Introduction of Ubuntu for pcDuino

pcDuino Ubuntu File Directory Structure Ubuntu adheres to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard for directory and file naming. This standard allows users and software programs to predict the location of files and directories. The root level directory is represented simply by

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Chapter 1: Hardware and Software Introductions of pcDuino

pcDuino is a high performance, cost effective mini PC platform that runs PC like OS such as Ubuntu Linux. It outputs its screen to HDMI enabled TV or monitor via the built in HDMI interface. It is specially targeted for

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Get Sarted with pcDuino: Introduction to pcDuino

Recently, there is a wave of open hardware movement that begins with Arduino, which is a simple AVR microprocessor (MCU) but powered by simple GUI and the complete open hardware ecosystem. More recently, there is a trend toward ARM powered

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Chapter 4: Bootable microSD with Ubuntu OS

Prepare Bootable SD card:   First,  you can download SD-bootable image from here (ubuntu_mmc.img) (Note: The location may change when new images are released, always check download page at pcduino website for update): The next step is to  flash the image

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Chapter 3: Benchmark pcDuino

If you would like to  benchmark pcDuino with  some other platforms, Please remember to download the test tool source code and compile them with the same tool-chain of same version.   GCC: Gcc is bundled with a version of 4.6.3.  

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Chapter 2: Serial Debug Port

Debug with the Serial Debug Port     We are going to cover two different OSs cases: Windows and Linux.   Windows: The serial USB breakout board recommended is  http://linksprite.com/wiki/index.php5?title=Breakout_Board_for_FT232RL_USB_to_TTL_5V. Run a hyper terminal on the PC, we can also

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Chapter 1: Bring-up

Power on with wall adapter rated at 5V/2A:     LED indicator:       Plug in the HDMI and show the display: At this point,  what if? >No Signal? Please try another HDMI cable or conform your adapter can

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