Author Topic: Cubieboard 2 as home server, done  (Read 6799 times)

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Cubieboard 2 as home server, done
« on: May 04, 2014, 01:33:36 pm »
Hello everybody,

I bought a cubieboard 2 a month ago and since this time I read carefully this forum, looking for tips and improvements of my own personal server. Things are running well and I though it would be nice to share with you my little success :

Hardware :
Cubieboard 2 with CPU heatsink and 120Go 2,5" HDD gathered on a dead Aspire One. I use a 5V/2.1A power supply with the cubieboard power cable, it's stable. The cubieboard is connected on my ISP box with Ethernet cable.

System :
I use Slovenia's kickass custom Debian. First installed on SD card, then NAND copy, then HDD copy and finally booting from NAND with HDD as root filesystem. System run well :)

Services :
- Owncloud 6.0.3 for contacts and calendars sync; I'm trying to get my personnal datas back.
- Apache 2 with PHP for owncloud, and reverseproxy for the others services. SSL only !
- Transmission for... Transmission :p
- Monit to monitor the resources
- Madsonic for music streaming
- Samba shares to get/deposit file on the Cubieboard HDD.
- openvpn to access my network safely from anywhere

I am impressed by Cubieboard 2 capacities. I thought with Owncloud only the board would be at maximum capacity, but it handles really well. Even transcoding FLAC audio files to MP3 for Madsonic is under 60% CPU load.

Today is the 23rd day of uptime, and I am fond of my pocket server :)
Thanks community for all the good works !

Offline actkk2000

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Re: Cubieboard 2 as home server, done
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 02:26:04 pm »
Great job, kudos to you!  8)

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Re: Cubieboard 2 as home server, done
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2014, 05:59:48 pm »
yeahh, i'm making practically the same,

i will post my configuration when I finished,

but now, i have madsonic, samba, transmission and vsftp working very well, not fast but for my needs at home very surprised.


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Re: Cubieboard 2 as home server, done
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2014, 06:18:35 am »
minidlna is also usefull if you have smart TV.

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Re: Cubieboard 2 as home server, done
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2014, 04:34:46 am »
then HDD copy and finally booting from NAND with HDD as root filesystem.....