[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox Testing 2012.0617 Image Published
Rick C. Hodgin
foxmuldrster at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 17 23:19:21 UTC 2012
I got my FreedomBox working last night. Booted up. 192.168.1.1, pwd
nosoup4u. It worked great. Was able to plug in eth0 and eth1 into my LAN
(at different times) and get Internet access while using WiFi as an
I was explaining it to my family last night, but I got stuck on
something: How this will work? :-)
How can a Freedombox connect to more than one other Freedombox at a
time? Meaning how could my Freedombox connect to my neighbor's to the
east, and my neighbor's to the west, and my neighbor across the street
all at the same time, able to send data back-and-forth on WiFi?
Rick C. Hodgin
On 06/17/2012 03:15 PM, Nick M. Daly wrote:
> Hi folks, the latest FreedomBox testing image is published at the usual
> places (, , ). Sorry it's late, I'm trying to figure out how
> to make it easier to turn the directory image into a QEmu image, but
> haven't had much luck so far. I've also had trouble installing the new
> image to my DreamPlug, which doesn't make much sense, given how little
> has changed since I installed it from Bdale's original repository. If
> anybody else has similar problems or solutions, I'd appreciate any
> Again, THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE FREEDOMBOX. PLEASE USE AN ESTABLISHED
> SYSTEM TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY.
> Changes this week include:
> - James Valleroy added Plinth's required packages to the FreedomBox
> image to make it work better, out of the box.
> - Tom Galloway completed FreedomBuddy's web-UI. It still needs love to
> make it pretty, but it's wonderfully functional.
> - Other stuff I've forgotten?
> Thanks to all the contributors,
> 0: https://github.com/NickDaly/freedombox-image
> 1: https://www.betweennowhere.net/tracker/freedombox-unstable.torrent
> 2: https://www.betweennowhere.net/tracker/freedombox-unstable.tar.bz2
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