The operating system and all related software that runs on FarmBot’s Raspberry Pi. GitHub repository
Trying to install FarmBot OS onto the microSD card?
Please see the consumer software documentation for help.
FarmBot OS is written in Elixir. It uses the Nerves Framework to compile the source code into a single binary image and also handle low-level details such as cross-compilation and driver management. It communicates with the Web App via HTTP and AMQP.
Building FarmBot OS from source
This project is written in the programming language Elixir and built using the Nerves Project framework.
Before you begin
You will need a x64 bit non Windows machine to build FarmBot OS from source. We suggest the latest OSX or Ubuntu LTS.
FarmBot OS bundles the Arduino Firmware. This is compiled separately and bundled as a
If you have the above set up you will need the following software dependencies. Following this guide will get you mostly setup.
|GNU Make + GCC||Required|
|Arduino||Optional. You can do one of:
* Set the
Can the shell run on HDMI
No. FarmBot is designed to operate without the use of a monitor.
Why aren’t [X] or [Y] packages included?
See the above answer. Raise an issue to request a package. Future versions of FarmBot OS may provide a plugin system. It is not implemented yet.
Setting up SSH
As of the v15 release, SSH access has been completely removed from FBOS.