Cubian is a Linux operating system designed for Cubieboard, based on Debian wheezy.

Extra features

  • ARMHF base
  • Cubieboard bootup Logo
  • Build with the latest stable Kernel (version 3.4.43) for cubieboard1
  • Support NAND installation
  • Onboard LEDS show the IP address through Morse code (you don't need a HDMI screen neither USB-TTL cable and Router's admin privileges to start play cubieboard)
  • Full GPIO support
  • Basic SSH security config
  • Battery included (various utilities were pre-installed like VIM,perl etc.)
  • Synchronize clock with internet time servers automaticlly
  • Lots of drivers
  • Hardware acceleration for Xorg (sunximali driver)
  • Auto-update kernel form external repo, by ONE command


You can download versions for Cubieboard (A10) and Cubieboard2 (A20) here

Files are compressed using 7zip (newer versions) or bzip. You must have p7zip-full/bzip2 to extract files.