Setting up the Orange Pi Zero with XFCE Desktop


I am playing a bit with the Orange Pi Zero.
I want to use it as an internet browser with Firefox to surf on the Internet, without any problems to get an virus on my main PC.
Orange Pi Zero
Check which packets are already installed

Show all available packets

Handy tools to install on Orange Pi Zero

Setup XFCE GUI on the Orange Pi Zero

Add swap space

Enable and setup the WiFi with the command prompt

To add keepalive to your SSH sessions:
Add the following line to /etc/ssh/ssh_config file:

When trying to copy some data (About 25Mb) the connection over the WiFi , it suddenly stopped. When using the fixed Ethernet the problem does not show.  When using the WiFi without big data transfers the problem also does not show. Even not when running for a longer time with total more then 50Mb.

One thought on “Setting up the Orange Pi Zero with XFCE Desktop”

  1. I made a temperature & Humidity server with this board. The board is really impressive but processor heating abnormally. Have you had a similar problem?

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