Setting Up Raspberry Pi On Non Debian-based Distros

Dependencies (for archlinux arm, "pacman -S wget binutils rsync")

  • wget
  • binutils (ar)
  • rsync

Setup

  1. su (change to root user)
  2. mkdir /tmp/parsec && cd /tmp/parsec
  3. wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/parsec-build/package/parsec-rpi.deb (Download official client)
  4. ar -x parsec-rpi.deb (extract the .deb)
  5. tar -xvf data.tar.xz (extract data)
  6. rsync -a ./usr/ /usr/ (install to filesystem)
  7. cd - && rm -r /tmp/parsec (cleanup)