This chapter introduces The Deck, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 13.04 that runs on the BeagleBoard and BeagleBone family of ARM-based computer boards. The Deck includes many powerful tools used by penetration testers and forensics experts. Unlike desktop Linux systems that have been ported to ARM-based boards, The Deck is optimized for this platform.
The Deck is meant to operate in one of three modes: a traditional desktop, a dropbox to be planted, or a drone, which will use IEEE 802.15.4 networking to be controlled from distances of up to a mile away.
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