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authorBdale Garbee <>2013-12-08 11:26:23 -0700
committerBdale Garbee <>2013-12-08 11:26:23 -0700
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@@ -32,6 +32,23 @@ There are a couple ways to use this system:
There are no training wheels. Read the scripts and understand what
they're going to do before you run them.
+# Build Dependencies
+In order for the various make targets in freedom-maker to complete successfully
+a number of packages must be installed on the system. The following commands
+will accomplish this on a Debian system for the various targets:
+ general
+ apt-get install git mercurial python-docutils mktorrent
+ vmdebootstrap
+ apt-get install debootstrap qemu-utils parted mbr kpartx python-cliapp
+ vbox
+ apt-get install extlinux virtualbox
+ raspberry-pi
+ apt-get install qemu-user-static binfmt-support
+ dreamplug
+ apt-get install qemu-user-static binfmt-support u-boot-tools
# Recent Firmware Necessary!
If you received your DreamPlug from GlobalScale during or after fall of 2012,