Install Eclipse Kura on Orange Pi Zero (9$; 512MB of RAM)

Orange Pi is a series of cheap single-board computers. It can run  It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image.
In this post, I tried to install Eclipse Kura on a Orange Pi Zero which has  the AllWinner H2 SoC, and has 512MB DDR3 SDRAM.
This board will be the next generation for our system (Agrinode project).
The fist step, we install Kura on the board and test is to verify that it can work correctly as the Raspberry Pi.

This post is also available at AgriNode project page: https://agrinode.github.io/docs/orangepi/


Install Debian on Orange Pi

Install default java JRE/JDK on Debian (JDK 7)

  • Web Browser Plugin
To install the default Web Browser Plugin on your system, run:
apt-get install icedtea-plugin
  • JRE To install the default JRE (Java Runtime Environment) on your system, run:
apt-get install default-jre
  • JDK
To install the default JDK (Java Development Kit) on your system, run:
apt-get install default-jdk

Or you can install Oracle JDK 8

sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Install Eclipse Kura

OrangePi runs Debian 8. It is compatible with Kura pakage for BeagleBone
  • Install the gdebi command line tool:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gdebi-core
  • Download the Kura package:
wget http://download.eclipse.org/kura/releases/<version>/kura_<version>_beaglebone_debian_installer.deb
Note: replace in the URL above with the version number of the latest release (e.g. 2.1.0).
  • Install Kura:
sudo gdebi kura_<version>_beaglebone_debian_installer.deb
  • Reboot the Orange Pi
sudo reboot
  • Kura setups a local web ui that is available using a browser via:
http://<device-ip>
For more detail, please visit: http://eclipse.github.io/kura/doc/beaglebone-quick-start.html

Set up java version

sudo update-alternatives --config java
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