Tinker Board

Minimal, pure and up-to-date vanilla Debian/Ubuntu Linux SD card image for Tinker Board.


Board name
Tinker Board
Board maker
ASUS
SoC
Rockchip RK3288
CPU
ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)

Install instructions

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).


Downloads for Tinker Board

Downloads relevant to Tinker Board.
File Description Build date Size
PLACEHOLDER Boot image U-Boot PLACEHOLDER TF-A PLACEHOLDER RPi boot FW PLACEHOLDER AML boot FW PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian oldstable/11.9 ("bullseye") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian stable/12.5 ("bookworm") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian testing ("trixie") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian unstable ("sid") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian experimental ("rc-buggy") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ("focal") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 22.04 LTS ("jammy") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 23.10 ("mantic") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.04 LTS ("noble") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.10 ("oracular") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER

Boards by ASUS

Boards made by ASUS.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Tinker Board ASUS Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Tinker Board S ASUS Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)

Boards with Rockchip RK3288

Boards with Rockchip RK3288 SoC.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Tinker Board ASUS Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Firefly-RK3288 Firefly Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
MiQi MQMaker Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
phyCORE-RK3288 Phytec Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
PopMetal ChipSPARK Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
ROCK Pi N8 Radxa Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Rock2 Radxa Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Tinker Board S ASUS Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Vyasa Amarula Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)