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 +===== Sparky ARMHF installation on a memory card =====
 +
 +This will let you install Sparky ARMHF image to a mini SSD memory card 8GB or bigger,
 +
 +==== Detect SSD card ====
 +
 +Connect your mini SSD card via an SSD adapter to your computer.
 +
 +To detect your SSD card, run:
 +
 +   sudo fdisk -l
 +
 +or
 +   lsblk
 +
 +or
 +   sudo blkid -l
 +
 +or
 +   df -h
 +
 +Your SSD device number should be such as: /dev/sdX, where the "​X"​ repalce with your device letter.
 +
 +==== Format SSD card ====
 +
 +Umount the SSD card:
 +
 +   sudo umount /dev/sdX
 +
 +Format it:
 +
 +   sudo mkfs.fat -F 32 -I -v /dev/sdX
 +
 +or
 +   sudo dd if=/​dev/​zero of=/dev/sdX
 +
 +==== Copy image to SSD card ====
 +
 +Unzip Sparky image:
 +
 +   unzip sparkylinux-VER-armhf.zip
 +
 +Copy it to a SSD card:
 +
 +   sudo dd if=sparkylinux-VERSION-armhf.img of=/dev/sdX bs=4M conv=fsync
 +
 +or copy a zipped image to a SDD card:
 +
 +   sudo unzip -p sparkylinux-VERSION-armhf.zip | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX bs=4M conv=fsync
 +
  
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