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Simple audio cape for the Beaglebone Black.


This sound card is a clone of the CircuitCo Audio Cape for the BeagleBone Black. The device is compatible with Linux-Libre, no binary blobs are needed. The audio codec is a TLV320 from Texas Instruments.

Unlike may other soundcards compatible with the BeagleBone Black this Audio Cape has a Stereo Line-In. Because it uses the I2S interface it does not occupy an USB port. It is compatible with many samplerates (from 8 kHz to 96 kHz) and therefore can be used for many different applications such as telephony and music. To uses this device you just need to enable the McASP in the device tree.

This Audio Cape is sold as a DIY Kit, with all critical parts already soldered. Only the audio jack and the connection to the BeagleBone black need to be hand soldered. The schematics and PCB layout have been published by the person who designed this cape under a free license for hardware designs.
Price: EUR 50
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Parabola SDcard


The card is loaded with the latest image of Parabola GNU/Linux for the BeagleBone Black. Parabola is a free distribution based on Arch that prioritizes simple package and system management. Those Parabola images are also avialable for download from this mirror and contain install scripts to install the system on the EMMC. To install Parabola just insert the microSD and press the "User Boot" button. it's located on the same side of the BeagleBone Black as the microSD card slot. Then connect via SSH to install the software.

Parabola is a Free Software and Free Culture project aiming to provide a fully Free as in freedom GNU/Linux distribution called Parabola GNU/Linux-libre. It is based on the packages of the Arch (the GNU/Linux distribution) and possibly other Arch-based systems, with packages optimized for i686, x86_64, and armv7h CPUs. Parabola aims to keep its package and management tools simple. The primary goal is to give the user complete control over their system with 100% Free Software and Free Culture. Parabola GNU/Linux-libre is listed by the Free Software Foundation as a fully Free Software distribution.
Price: EUR 15
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GUIX200


The GUIX200 is a modified Thinkpad X200 with Librebootand the world's most advanced distribution of the GNU operating system preinstalled. Libreboot is a free (as in freedom) BIOS or UEFI replacement, initialising the hardware and booting your operating system. The GUIX200 also contains a Linux-Libre kernel and a Petitboot stored in the flash memory where Libreboot is installed. The keyboard layout is German, the plug of the power adapter fits in both German and French outlets. The size harddisk is 250 GB, RAM is 4GB and can be upgraded to 8GB. The Intel WIFI card is replaced with an Atheros AR2985, which works out of the box with free software.

The Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is a new distro which respects the freedom of computer users. It comes with the GNU Guix package manager, which in addition to standard package management features, supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and more. It provides Guile Scheme APIs, including high-level embedded domain-specific languages (EDSLs) to define packages and whole-system configurations.
Price: EUR 225
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Knochenreiter


The Knochenreiter (German for the Wesnoth unit Chocobone) is a modified BeagleBone Black with the full custom Busybox/GNU-Linux-libre system based on buildroot preinstalled on the internal 4GB EMMC card. Removing the Debian operating system from the device is needed to meet the criteria for the Free Software Foundation's Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification.

It can be used as a small home server, an embedded development platform or for flashing libreboot. The Knochenreiter ships with SSH enabled, so you do not need an FTDI cable for normal usage. By default it boots from the internal EMMC which is only 4GB, but it can also boot from an external microSD card which can be up to 32 GB. Flashrom and a patched kernel are provided for flashing libreboot. There is an HDMI port that can be used to connect a TV set, an ethernet port and a USB port.

The processor on the Knochenreiter is a Sitara AM3359 from Texas Instruments clocked at 1 GHz. It also features a Programmable Realtime Units which can be programmed with the GNUPRU toolchain and a Cortex-M3 microcrontroller. Unlike PCs there is no BIOS, instead Das U-Boot is used as a bootloader. It is also possible to install grub.
Price: EUR 100
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