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AWbian key Bindings


All autorun apps are launched by .xinitrc file

xscreensaver -nosplash &

Dual Screen

Copy next line in .xinitrc file. Where VGA1 and HDM1 are the displays showed by xrandr

xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1280x1024 --output HDMI1 --mode 1280x1024 --right-of VGA1 &


Problems with Oracle Java JDK??

apt-get install wmname

wmname LG3D

echo 'wmname LG3D &' >> .xinitrc


You can boot without modifying any files on the hard drive and also allows installation of AWbian from the contents of the image. "Hybrid" ISO image files suitable for writing to DVD-R(W) or CD-R(W) media, depending on size, and also USB keys of the appropriate size. How to copy the iso to USB disk?

With GNU/Linux dd tool:

dd if=awbian.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=1024
  • if sdb is your flash USB disk How to install to hard drive?

Run AWbian Live as usual.

#Open a terminal sudo su

#Create your partition layout (example /dev/sda) fdisk /dev/sda : n p 1 enter enter w

#Format your disk as you wish (example ext3) mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda1

#Create installation point mkdir /mnt/install mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/install

#Copy the squashfs into install disk rsync -av /lib/live/mount/rootfs/filesystem.squashfs/* /mnt/install/

#Mount the special filesystems mount -o bind /dev /mnt/install/dev/

#Enter to new system chroot /mnt/install/

#set your DNS servers vi /etc/resolv.conf nameserver XXXX.XXXX.XXXX.XXXX

#Install the bootloader apt-get install grub2 — select your disk to install GRUB (example /dev/sda) grub-install /dev/sda

#Exit form Jail exit

#Copy live kernel & initrd cp /lib/live/mount/medium/live/vmlinuz1 /mnt/install/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-4-686-pae cp /lib/live/mount/medium/live/initrd1 /mnt/install/boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-4-686-pae

#Enter to new system chroot /mnt/install/

#Configure systemd vim /etc/default/grub

change line 9 to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”init=/bin/systemd”

#Updategrub2 update-grub2

#The fstab add this_> /dev/sda1 / ext3 errors=remount-ro 0 1

#Reboot reboot

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