Installing GCC on your netgear stora will allow you to compile C / C++ code which is needed to create your own applications / scripts or if you want to install anything that requires your to compile it from source. This setup is dependent on first getting root access to your stora and setting up a repository. From there it is extremely easy to install a compiler on your netgear stora.
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This guide will show you how to set up ipkg (Itsy Package Management System) on your netgear stora. By the end of this article you will have full access to this repository which will allow you to install pretty much anything you want on your Netgear stora.
To avoid having to type the full path to everything you install you need to set up the path environment variable. This is a very simple tutorial, but will save you a ton of headache once you start installing a lot of things.
The Netgear Stora is a simple NAS system that allows anyone, even with no tech knowledge, to set up a simple network attached home RAID system. I plugged it in, slapped in a second hard drive, pushed the power button, and copied over my files. It was completely up and running within a few minutes. The Netgear Stora provided me an easy hot-swappable RAID system, but I wanted much more. I knew it was a fully functional, stand-alone, low-power linux server. The obvious next step was to root it.