Congratulations on your newly-minted Shedbuilt setup! Right away you have access to a trove of powerful, command-line utilities that would be the envy of any mid-1990s Linux user. That said, I expect that you have much more in mind for your little ARM SBC so here are some tips to get your project off on the right foot.
You can build and install software packaged by the community using the included
shedmake utility. The quickest route to obtaining pre-packaged software is to:
games, etc.) in
/var/shedmake/repos/remoteand select an interesting package.
shedmaketo install the package.
For example, let's say you'd like to install the Zork interpreter
frotz which is available in the Shedbuilt Games repository installed to
/var/shedmake/repos/remote/games. Simply pass the name of the package to the
install action and
shedmake will handle the rest:
sudo shedmake install frotz
shedmakeis instructed to install a package that has not yet been compiled, it will attempt to fetch a compatible binary. If none is advertised, it will instead fetch and build the source. Some packages have 'dependencies' for compilation and/or installation, requiring you to install other packages first. If required package have not been installed,
shedmakewill alert you and the install will fail. To have
shedmakeinstall dependencies automatically, supply the option
-i) to the
Check out the Shedmake Reference for more details concerning its capabilities and usage or peruse our Fun and Games section for more suggested packages.
Shedbuilt GNU/Linux is designed to facilitate the creation of new software packages. Check out our Packaging documentation to learn how to use
shedmake to build software and distribute it to others in the Shedbuilt community!
Each Shedbuilt system image includes the all tools you need to compile a complete GNU/Linux system from scratch on your device. If you're interested in how operating systems are put together, or want to experiment with creating your own remix system images, we encourage you to explore our extensive Bootstrapping docs.