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1 Work with FriendlyWrt

1.1 Introduction to FriendlyWrt

FriendlyWrt is a customized system made by FriendlyElec based on an OpenWrt distribution. It is open source and well suitable for developing IoT applications, NAS applications, smart home gateways etc.

1.2 Account & Password

By default the password is NULL. You can set a password for root for web and SSH login.

1.3 Network Connection

Use a network cable to connect {{{1}}}'s WAN to a master router and the board will get an IP address via DHCP. Login into the router and check {{{1}}}'s IP address.

1.4 Login FriendlyWrt

Type {{{1}}}'s IP address or http://friendlywrt/ in a browser's address bar and enter to open FriendlyWrt's administration page or you can login into FriendlyWrt's administration page via SSH.
By default, the IP address of the LAN port is, and the WAN will dynamically obtain the IP address from your main router.

1.5 Install Software Packages

1.5.1 Update Package List

Before install software packages update the package list:

$ opkg update

1.5.2 List Available Packages

$ opkg list

1.5.3 List Installed Packages

$ opkg list-installed

1.5.4 Install Packages

$ opkg install <package names>

1.5.5 Remove Packages

$ opkg remove <package names>

1.6 Work with Docker Applications

1.6.1 Work with Docker: Install JellyBin

mkdir -p /jellyfin/config
mkdir -p /jellyfin/videos
docker run --restart=always -d -p 8096:8096 -v /jellyfin/config:/config -v /jellyfin/videos:/videos jellyfin/jellyfin:10.1.0-arm64 -name myjellyfin

After installation, visit port 8096 and here is what you would find:

1.6.2 Work with Docker: Install Personal Nextcloud

mkdir /nextcloud -p
docker run -d -p 8888:80  --name nextcloud  -v /nextcloud/:/var/www/html/ --restart=always --privileged=true  arm64v8/nextcloud

After installtion, visit port 8888.

1.7 Enable Swap Partition

Run the following commands in a commandline utility and reboot:


1.8 Mount smbfs

mount -t cifs // /movie -o username=xxx,password=yyy,file_mode=0644

1.9 Compile FriendlyWrt

1.9.1 Download Code

mkdir friendlywrt-rk3328
cd friendlywrt-rk3328
repo init -u https://github.com/friendlyarm/friendlywrt_manifests -b master-v19.07.1 -m rk3328.xml --repo-url=https://github.com/friendlyarm/repo  --no-clone-bundle
repo sync -c  --no-clone-bundle

1.9.2 1-key Compile

./build.sh nanopi_r2.mk

All the components (including u-boot, kernel, and friendlywrt) are compiled and the sd card image will be generated.

1.10 Compile u-boot,kernel or friendlywrt