So, I was all curious about these single board computers and thought I’d get my hands on one. The original aim was to set up a raspberry pi as a media server. When we went to the raspberry pi distributor (nice chap, sells the pi and accessories in Bangalore), we found a more powerful alternative - the CubieTruck. 2GHz arm allwinner processor, 8 gig onboard flash storage, 2 gigs of RAM. We figured might as well buy it.
We decided to use this fellow as a webserver for one of our new projects. So here’s what we did -: