Skywire on Armbian

How to setup Skywire on Armbian for Orange Pi Prime


Orange Pi Prime

Orange Pi PC

Asus Tinker Board

Raspberry Pi

Pine A64 LTS

How to create Armbian image using Hyper-V

How to create Armbian images for different single board computers: OrangePI PC, OrangePI Prime, Asus Tinker Board

Install Ubuntu linux 16.04 LTS (now has been updated to 18.04 LTS) in Hyper-V and follow Armbian instructions:

More detailed instruction from documentation:

Run ./ armbian-1-compile

Select full image armbian-2-full_image

No kernel configuration armbian-3-kernel

Select board armbian-4-orangepiprime

Select target xenial armbian-6-xenial

Select console interface armbian-7-console

Copy image after compilation done (it takes around an hour to download/compile) armbian-4-orangepiprime-done-5.5

Output from Armbian are images (*.img files) to flash on SD card using Etcher (


  • Armbian_5.50_Orangepiprime_Ubuntu_xenial_next_4.14.52.img
  • Armbian_5.50_Orangepipc_Ubuntu_xenial_next_4.14.52.img
  • Armbian_5.50_Pine64_Ubuntu_xenial_next_4.14.52.img
  • Armbian_5.50_Tinkerboard_Ubuntu_xenial_next_4.14.52.img

Default root password is 1234.