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Rock 5

PD is broken (hardware issue) on most revisions that are in the wild and is causing boot loop. Workaround is to use stupid / fixed at 5 volts USB-C power supply. Installation to NVME or USB is done via standard armbian install utility (sudo armbian-install). Make sure to generate partitions and format them before start. …

station-m1
By Oleg Ivanov / Desktop / 0 Comments

Station M2

In case of troubles booting, read this topic. Important. For the new images to work, it is necessary to update the u-boot in eMMC on M2\P2. The new version of u-boot is compatible with the existing official versions of Station and Ubuntu, which are released by Firefly. To upgrade to the new version of u-boot, …

station-p2
By Oleg Ivanov / Desktop / 0 Comments

Station P2

In case of troubles booting, read this topic. Important. For the new images to work, it is necessary to update the u-boot in eMMC on P2. The new version of u-boot is compatible with the existing official versions of Station and Ubuntu, which are released by Firefly. To upgrade to the new version of u-boot, …

Notebook
By Igor Pečovnik / NASNetworkingDesktopGeneral purposeIOT / 0 Comments

Generic ARM64

Better then Ubuntu? No Canonical proprietary solutions. Better then Debian? More recent package base. Better then both: HiDPI support for GRUB and desktop (automated adjustments on big screen resolutions), immutable firmware (kernel upgrade locked to additionally enhance stability), kernel headers preinstalled (easy additional drivers install), ZFS 2.1.5 ready (apt install zfsutils-linux zfs-dkms), face unlock works …

Notebook
By Igor Pečovnik / General purposeIOTNASNetworkingDesktop / 0 Comments

Generic Intel / AMD

Better then Ubuntu? No Canonical proprietary solutions. Better then Debian? More recent package base. Better then both: HiDPI support for GRUB and desktop (automated adjustments on big screen resolutions), immutable firmware (kernel upgrade locked to additionally enhance stability), NVIDIA graphics acceleration with proprietary driver, Intel graphics acceleration also works out of the box, preinstalled Google …