Downloads and Tools


Download for Raspberry Pi 2:

This is my first build for Raspberry Pi but I’m very proud of the final result. Cubieez runs smoothly, faster than other Raspberry distributions and with an eye candy desktop. I hope you enjoy using it as I do building.

Changelog for 2015-09-30 BETA version,

  • First version released
  • 4.1.8 kernel, ondemand governor
  • Debian 8.2 Jessie
  • Official Debian and repositories
  • MATE desktop (core)
  • fbturbo and vc (VideoCore)
  • omxplayer and TBOPlayer, youtube-dl
  • raspi-config and pi-update included
  • Iceweasel
  • SSH keys created on first boot


user: root
password: cubieez


Official download:

Download “Cubieez 2015-09-30b” cubieezRpi2_2015-09-30_b.7z – Downloaded 690 times – 493 MB

MD5 hash: 17a9e0fe3bde71b393890ae9d882e8ae (IMG file)

First steps and known “bugs”,

  • Fix youtube-dl path on TBOPlayer (/usr/bin/youtube-dl)
  • Update firmware to the lastest one (rpi-update)
  • Update system (apt-get update | apt-get upgrade)
  • Add a system user



Download for Cubieboard:

Right now I’m working on a stable Debian Jessie 8.2 version for Cubieboard but still needs a lot of work. Meanwhile you can visit oficial Cubieboard Forums and get the current version from there.