Setting-up a development environment on LattePanda Alpha with Windows 10

LattePanda Alpha

  • CPU:Intel 7th Gen Core m3–7y30
  • Core:1.6–2.6GHz Dual-Core,Four-Thread
  • Graphics:Intel HD Graphics 615, 300–900MHz
  • RAM:8G LPDDR3 1866MHz Dual-Channel
  • Memory:64GB eMMC V5.0l
  • WiFi / Bluetooth / 3 USB 3.0 ports / M.2 slots for storage

Package Management

@"%SystemRoot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin" 

Linux on Windows (yes, you read it right)

Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux

Customizing the console

choco install -y cmder firacode
$ curl -L | sh
$ chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh
# Install Spaceship Prompt
git clone "$ZSH_CUSTOM/themes/spaceship-prompt"
# Link the theme
ln -s "$ZSH_CUSTOM/themes/spaceship-prompt/spaceship.zsh-theme" "$ZSH_CUSTOM/themes/spaceship.zsh-theme"
# Configure the prompt as default
sed s/'ZSH_THEME.*'/'ZSH_THEME=spaceship"' -i ~/.zshrc
# Install the auto suggestion plugin
git clone ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions
cat <<EOT >> ~/.bashrc
if test -t 1; then
exec zsh

Configuring your editor

choco install vscode
ActiveFileInStatusBar v1.0.3
ansible v0.2.8
beautify v1.4.7
blank-line-organizer v0.1.5
Bookmarks v9.1.0
bracket-jumper v1.1.8
bracket-pair-colorizer v1.0.60
code-settings-sync v3.2.0
devicetree v0.1.1
erlang v0.4.6
Go v0.6.93
highlight-words v0.0.8
json-tools v1.0.2
LogFileHighlighter v2.4.2
markdown-all-in-one v1.7.0
material-icon-theme v3.6.0
notetree v0.0.4
python v2018.9.2
trailing-spaces v0.2.11
vsc-material-theme v2.5.1
vscode-ansible v0.5.2
vscode-dired v0.0.4
vscode-docker v0.3.1
vscode-fileutils v2.11.0
vscode-markdown-to-clipboard v0.0.2
vscode-markdownlint v0.21.0
vscode-yaml v0.0.17
word-count v0.1.1
xml v2.3.2

Installing your language of choice

$ choco install golang -yChocolatey v0.10.11
Installing the following packages:
By installing you accept licenses for the packages.
Progress: Downloading golang 1.11.2... 100%
golang v1.11.2 [Approved]
golang package files install completed. Performing other installation steps.
Downloading golang 64 bit
from ''
Progress: 100% - Completed download of C:\Users\LattePanda\AppData\Local\Temp\chocolatey\golang\1.11.2\ (110.72 MB).
Download of (110.72 MB) completed.
Hashes match.
Installing golang...
golang has been installed.
golang may be able to be automatically uninstalled.
Environment Vars (like PATH) have changed. Close/reopen your shell to
see the changes (or in powershell/cmd.exe just type `refreshenv`).
The install of golang was successful.
Software installed as 'msi', install location is likely default.
Chocolatey installed 1/1 packages.
See the log for details (C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\logs\chocolatey.log).
$ refreshenv
Refreshing environment variables from registry for cmd.exe. Please wait...Finished..
$ go version
go version go1.11.2 windows/amd64


Docker-machine running
Started a Nginx container and mapped it’s ports to localhost





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