Armbian configuration utility
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Armbian configuration utility

Utility for configuring your board, adjusting services and installing applications. It comes with Armbian by default.

Login as root and type:


  • system
    • install to SATA, eMMC, NAND or USB
    • freeze and unfreeze kernel and BSP upgrades
    • switching between avaliable kernels and nightly builds
    • edit boot environment
    • reconfigure board settings with DT overlays or FEX (Allwinner legacy)
    • select dedicated DTB (Solidrun imx6 and Odroid XU4/HC1/HC2 boards)
    • adjust SSH daemon features
    • 3G/4G LTE modem management
    • run apt update and upgrade
    • toogle BASH/ZSH with Oh My ZSH and tmux
    • toggle desktop and login manager (desktop builds)
    • adjusting the display resolution (some boards)
    • enabling read only root filesystem (Ubuntu)
  • network
    • select dynamic or static IP address
    • hotspot management. Automatic detection of: nl80211, realtek, 802.11n, 802.11a and 802.11ac
    • iperf3. Toogle bandwidth measuring server
    • connect to wireless
    • install IR support
    • install support, pair and connect Bluetooth devices
    • edit IFUPDOWN interfaces
  • personal
    • change timezone, languages and hostname
    • select welcome screen items
  • software
  • help
    • Links to documentation, support and sources

Running this utility on 3rd party Debian based distributions

# Install dependencies
apt install git iperf3 psmisc curl bc expect dialog network-manager sunxi-tools iptables \
debconf-utils unzip dirmngr software-properties-common

git clone
cd config
bash debian-config

Software testings

Application name Stretch Bionic Test install
TV headend (IPTV server) ✔️ ✔️ 30.09.2018
Syncthing (personal cloud) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
SoftEther VPN server (VPN server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
ExaGear desktop (x86 emulator) n/a
Plex (Plex media server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
Radarr (Movie downloading server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
Sonarr (TV shows downloading server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
Transmission (torrent server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
ISPConfig (WEB, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTPD, MYSQL server) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
NCP (Nextcloud personal cloud) ✔️ n/a 29.09.2018
Openmediavault NAS (NAS server) ✔️ n/a 29.09.2018
PI hole (ad blocker) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
UrBackup (client/server backup system) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
Docker (Docker CE engine) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
Mayan EDMS (Document management system within Docker) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018
MiniDLNA (Media sharing) ✔️ ✔️ 29.09.2018