Saturday, November 16, 2013

Mounting the Yun SD card on my Linux machine using sshfs

The editor on the Yun terminal is rather limited.

Using sshfs you can mount the SD card to a directory on your Linux machine:

sshfs root@arduino.local:/mnt/sda1/arduino /home/<your user name>/Yun

You first need to install openssh-sftp-server on the arduino Yun:

opkg update
opkg install openssh-sftp-server

Obviously you can mount any directory like this, it does not need to be a directory on the SD card.

Note: how to create partitions and format them on the SD card (to be done prior to what is described above is explained at

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