Unofficial "official" Ubuntu on Intel Z3735F devices
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Depending on your device's bootloader there a couple of approaches of installing Ubuntu on the Intel Z3735F device.  Let's consider a couple of examples.

Intel Compute Stick (using 64-bit bootloader)
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Download the 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ISO from http://releases.ubuntu.com/trusty/ and write to a USB using 'Rufus' on Windows or 'dd' on Linux
Plug the USB into the device and power-up and use F2 to change the bootloader to 64-bit (i.e. Ubuntu 14.04)
Now use F10 to boot from the USB and install Ubuntu. You will now have a bootable Ubuntu but without bluetooth, wifi and sound
Reboot into Ubuntu and download 'linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67endsMWtBT3k5ZUE
Open a terminal window and make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh)
This will build and install all the required drivers for Ubuntu
Once finished reboot your device to enable a fully functional Ubuntu

Meegopad T02 (using 32-bit bootloader)
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Start by downloading the 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ISO from http://releases.ubuntu.com/trusty/ and write to a USB using 'Rufus' on Windows
Download 'bootia32.efi' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67QWUtek9rdHptMjA (or compile yourself) and copy the file to the USB's 'EFI\BOOT' directory
Plug the USB into the device and power-up and use F7 to boot from the USB and install Ubuntu
Wait for the installation to finish but do not answer the 'Continue Testing' or 'Restart Now' option in the installation window and instead open a terminal window
Download 'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67R1BVS2ZPdWdKMk0
From the terminal window make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-32bit-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh)
This will install a 32-bit version of the GRUB2 bootloader. Once installed close the terminal window and select the 'Restart Now' option from the installation window
Boot into Ubuntu and download 'linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67endsMWtBT3k5ZUE
Make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh)
This will build and install all the required drivers for Ubuntu except that sound will not work 
Reboot into Ubuntu and download 'linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67cWYyVzF5TkpmUlk
Make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh)
Once finished reboot your device to enable a fully functional Ubuntu

Anyone wanting to try the unofficial "official" Ubuntu on Intel Z3735F devices can use my new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit) LiveCD which can be booted from both a 32-bit bootloader and a 64-bit-bootloader and includes wifi so those "under the Dome" can easily install Ubuntu without the need for a USB ethernet adapter. Download from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67blR3NE0ycUQxUkk and write to a USB using either 'Rufus' in Windows or 'dd' in Linux.

This unofficial "official" LiveCD has the kernel pre-patched.  Further patching is only required for 32-bit bootloader installations which need the 'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' patch prior to finishing for booting and the 'linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh' patch once installed for sound.

Update
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The official kernel patches are kernel version dependent. As the latest official 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ISO from http://releases.ubuntu.com/trusty/ now includes a 3.19 kernel you should download a 3.16 kernel based desktop amd64 ISO from http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/trusty/

Anyone wanting to try my latest unofficial "official" quasi Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS release should download from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67MWptY01KazZOMWM
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is there any problem installing it to the internal emmc? i mean does the installer support installing to emmc instead of sdx device?
 
+Tom Cubie Yes it works fine. If Windows is already installed on eMMC, it is best to shrink the Windows partition using Windows first and then use this newly created partition to install Ubuntu on.  Or you can overwrite the Windows partition or use the whole of the eMMC to install Ubuntu.
 
It should now be possible the have sound, wifi and bluetooth, I have the linux compute Stick with 14.04.2 and all works fine
 
+Dirty Balls
Yes, that is basically what this post is about, how to use a standard Ubuntu install which doesn't have everything working and update it so that bluetooth, wifi and sound then work.
 
Does this one enables the sound on the T02?, by the way are you aware that they released a new BIOS for t02? ver. 0709 
 
+Davis Rayler As long as you apply my 'linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh' you'll get sound on the T02 but no bluetooth as there seems to be a problem with the BIOS on the T02. For the BIOS version 0709 you mention, if you install it, what 'Build Date and Time' is actually displayed in the BIOS?
 
I'm at work right now, I'll let you know when I get home.
 
I got a Z3736F box, wil this work wit Z3736f?
 
I have a Pipo X8 which uses Z3736F, sure the DSDT will be different comparing to Meegopad T01 or T02. The DSDT patch is meaningless for this device brother.
 
+Hira Kun I've specifically written the DSDT patch to work any 32-bit Z3735F device.  Whether any of the software works on a Z3736F is unknown. Perhaps you'd like to try?
 
wasnt able to get it to install  just locked up on me . I was only getting option to install to a 120 Gb Usb SSD I had hooked up . so  ran it off a thumb drive  never used the patch
 
i got a problem, when i try to execute linuxium32bit patch.sh says no conected to the internet....
 
+Moggy Catermole With cheaper eMMC it does seem that eMMC errors are detected more frequently.  Try the install again as once the eMMC errors then everything stops.
 
I'm confused about the unofficial official image.  Do I still need to install the patches when installing with it?
 
+Tennis Smith To clarify, my unofficial "official" ISO has the kernel pre-patched.  Further patching is only required for 32-bit bootloader installations which need the 'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' patch prior to finishing for booting and the 'linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh' patch once installed for sound.
 
+Ian MORRISON Thank you.  And, to clarify, I'm trying this on a Meego T02 which originally had Windoze 8.1 on it.  Will that cause any additional problems? 
 
+Tennis Smith Everything works except bluetooth on the Meegopad T02. However bluetooth does work on other devices for example the Intel Compute Stick (obviously) and the Minix Neo Z64.
 
Thank you +Ian MORRISON​everything is working except the Bluetooth on my T02. Got the Ubuntu and windows 10 running no problems on the same emmc. Great work the ISO you supplied worked flawlessly with the patched kernel.
 
Excellent work as always +Ian MORRISON, however after running the DSDT patch on my generic computestick box (Z3735F chipset) Audio still just has 'Dummy output' and no read interface.
 
HI Ian, slightly different question but i have the linux intel stick and i'm not delighted with the perf and space requirements out of the box. Can i use the patch above on say a light desktop like lubuntu?
 
+Tyler Yeomans You could try running the commands in the 'linuxium-dsdt-patch.sh' script manually and adjust the 'sed' command to suite your DSDT file.
 
Hey +Ian MORRISON I've been following your work on the MeegoPads, it's very impressive. Hoping you can help me if possible. I've just received a Vensimile iPC002 and the setup seems the same as the MeegoPads (x86 EFI) and Z3735F on internal MMC. I've been able to boot and install 14.03 and your 32bit script installed 32bit grub perfectly.

Both of the final scripts run successfully as far as I can tell but unfortunately no devices are available (Wifi, BT & Audio). Would you have any suggestions on how I could adapt your DSDT script or maybe could you post an example DSDT file from a MeegoPad for comparison?

Many thanks for all your efforts.
 
+Ian MORRISON  It does thanks Ian, using the patches with 14.04.2 instead of 14.04.3 has fixed the audio issue.
Still no Wifi or BT though unf.
 
Hi,
 I installed the ubuntu but the problem is when rebooting, it says it "can not find /tmp". I continued and boot it and  I tried to check the UID after boot it is ok. System crashes and it is quite hard to boot up after restart and some time it crashed and freezes. Can some one help to make it stable.


Thanks
Armaghan
 
+Ian MORRISON

I tried everything with Ubuntu but with no luck. But I have finally installed Mint Linux 17.2. Everything works fine and when I installed the  'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' it recognized Ubuntu installed on my SSD too (I installed earlier to test) . Here is the procedure if someone wants to install Mint Linux 17.2 without dual boot:


Beelink Intel M808 Mini PC
Intel Z3735F CPU (F-2 for Bios to select boot device)

1- Download Linux Mint from:
http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php (I used Cinnamon 64BIT)

2- Write to a USB using 'Rufus' on Windows or 'dd' on Linux (as mentioned above)

3- Download 'bootia32.efi' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67QWUtek9rdHptMjA (or compile yourself) and copy the file to the USB's 'EFI\BOOT' directory

4-  When boot menu appears choose "Try Mint Linux" after boot start installation when popup comes and says unmounts say "YES" then choose option use "entire disk" and Wait for the installation to finish but do not answer the 'Continue Testing' or 'Restart Now' option in the installation window and instead open a terminal window
Download 'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67R1BVS2ZPdWdKMk0
From the terminal window make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-32bit-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh)
This will install a 32-bit version of the GRUB2 bootloader. Once installed close the terminal window and select the 'Restart Now' option from the installation window



Note: I have not patched further for wifi and Bluetooth as I do not need them
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Much of the above text is yours I have managed to install because of this. So all the credit goes to you. I have just managed the sequence for my device and open an option for others. I hope it is ok for you.

 
 
+Ian MORRISON after running the DSDT fix, investigating dmesg I see:
rt5640 i2c-10EC5640:00: Device with ID register 6281 is not rt5640/39 does this mean I have a different chipset?
Se Ya
 
Wifi is not recognized on USB boot. So running your script after install is not an option.
I am trying with attached USB Ethernet adapter.
Thanks for the efforts but this is still a mess. I wanted Intel platform to make it easier than ARM but not there yet.
Se Ya
 
I followed your other instructions which uses ubuntu iso with ia32 grub loader fix script. I can try this iso. Does this iso use mainline ubuntu kernel?
Again, thanks for your efforts.
 
Hi ian,

Sorry for my bad English because I am French . I install your version on my compute stick 32gb windows and it works correctly except regarding the display of video on youtube 1080p . This sacade completely while under Windows 10 and under firefox it works perfectly. I also install Kubuntu 14.04.2 with your patch but it does the same thing and does not correct the problem. I also updated the graphics driver but it's the same thing. By BTW I found that are stuck on youtube 360p , the only way I've found is to activate html5 conversion , so I can choose the 1080p , but more or less jerky video ... have you seen this problem and what to do about it? I said that I have a very high -speed fiber optic connection to 500 Mbps / s

Pierre
 
+Ian MORRISON Thanks for your work. I have a question regarding Meegopad T02.  Does the power button of the Meegopad T02 work in Ubuntu? I expect pressing the power button to trigger Ubuntu to shutdown.  It does not seem to work in my case.
 
+Ian MORRISON
Ian, I'm encountering an issue with a new Z3735F device I purchased... grub will only boot to the rescue console, and sets its root as (hd1,gpt1), when the grub.cfg file for my actual menu items is located in (hd1,gpt2).

I've tried editing the grub.cfg that lies in /boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu to tell it explicitly that the cfg file is in the second part... but it seems the 32bit bootloader is not listening to that cfg file, and maintains its root and prefix at (hd1,gpt1)

Any ideas?
 
+Tyler Yeomans Maybe use 'efibootmgr' to see what you are actually booting? It also could be that the '.efi' file is not looking at the 'grub.cfg' file depending on what and how you installed 'grub'.
 
Hi Ian ,

Yes I tested in chromium and I also get dropped frames when I play a youtube video . The sound is choppy. It's the same thing with Ubuntu or Kubuntu . Do you know if the graphics drivers installed correctly? Will you try to read you as a youtube video and tell me if you're also stuck on 360p with sound stutters .

Waiting for your answer.
Pierre
 
I confirm you that there's a good problem for the youtube video that is locked to 360p/auto with your version of ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-linuxium.iso. I did a clean install by doing a full format but it changes nothing. I updated the latest version of bios 028 but that does not correct the problem. I find it very surprising that you can select the quality of video on youtube 1080p while I can not, despite a clean installation. I encounter the same problem with Ubuntu or Kubuntu without patch. The version of my compute stick is: BOXSTCK1A32WFC

While waiting to have a solution ...

EDIT :

I just restester as chromium and I can choose the 1080p quality , however it s always a freezing problem a few seconds of the image and sound. My internet connection is fiber optics, and under W10 I have no problem. What strange is that firefox does the 360p proposed to myself as if I had a bad rate but this is not the case. I made a bench of my connection is everything is ok. I made a video for you to show you the problem I encounter. It's a clean installation.

My video :

https://plus.google.com/114819573897331813783/posts/BK9trbNutRj
 
Hi Ian , Thank you for your return and the photo. I found that since I installed the flash player I was able to select the quality of video on youtube. However I still say that there's always a problem that video freeze at times and that is not very fluid in 1080p . I meet the problem as well as chromium firefox . Will you start this video in 1080p and tell me if thou encounter also fluidity problems and sometimes the sound stops. Link youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v2L2UGZJAM Thank you!
 
if you encounter random freezes with the Meegopad T02 (Ubuntu 14.10), try a different power supply. Mine froze without any hints in the logs, and wifi was very slow. I then attached it to a 6 port USB-power supply and encounter no more freezes, wifi is quick now, too. I also removed the top cover and attached with some ducttape a cooling pad plus a heatsink, as without it temperature raised to 85° with freeze playing videos in the Ubuntu videoplayer. Temperature now stays at around 70° playing videos, reaching 74° rarely when other processes run too. Temperatures are according to the temperature tray app in LXDE.
Goog M
 
+Armaghan Shahzad
Do you mind giving more details on how you managed to copy the bootia32.efi to the USB drive? - The USB i got after using Rufus and dd are not writeable

Correction: it's actually writeable after using Rufus, mounting correctly and using sudo privileges. The end result is however is not conclusive: grub boots ok but the 'Try without installing' option doesn't work. Linuxium's iso Ubuntu 14.04.3 works well for me though. So i'm guessing all iso's are not made equal. Or perhaps the T02 sticks ..
 
Apparently Mark Ulrich is right, I have 4 device on a non-powered hub and I noticed slowdowns youtube 1080p as Windows 10. Tomorrow I'll buy a self-power hub and see whether that fixes the problem.

Message for Ian, I just install again my version of Kubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and I
did not install your patch linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh whereas before I could
do it without problem. Apparently there's a problem there signature
verification "error GPG: http://oem.archive.canonical.com trusty
chestersmill-Release: The following signatures could not be verified because
the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY F9FDA6BED73CDC22 ".

When I reboot the sound card drivers, blutooth and wifi are installed. Whereas before your patch working properly. Why I now have a message saying that the GPG key with unaudited signature? What should I do?
 
I install the patch on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh  and I also found an error of GPG. I also tested the 14..04.2 LTS and I have the same error message when before I did not have to GPG mistake either ubuntu or kubuntu.
 
Same problem with an clean install of ubuntu 14.04.1 :

W: GPG error: http://oem.archive.canonical.com trusty chestersmill-Release: The following signatures could not be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY F9FDA6BED73CDC22
Reading package lists ... Done
Shaft Construction dependencies
Reading state information ... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  oem-audio-i915-baytrail-dkms rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-dkms
  rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-misc rtl8723bs-dkms
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  chestersmill oem-settings-audio-i915-baytrail-dkms rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-dkms
  rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-misc rtl8723bs-dkms
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 571 not upgraded.
It is necessary to 1803 kb in the archives.
After this operation, 14.0 MB of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages can not be authenticated.
  oem-audio-i915-baytrail-dkms rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-dkms
  rtl8723bs-Bluetooth-misc-dkms chestersmill rtl8723bs-settings
E: There are problems and -y was used without --force-yes
/home/pierre/Téléchargements/linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh: Now 'reboot' device.
root @ stone-STCK1A32WFC: / home / rock #


How to avoid this mistake and especially what is related this error? Before I never had this error when I was doing a clean installation, but for a week I still encounter this error when installing the patch.
 
Yes I am connected fiber optic internet . I still just do a clean installation, I applied your procedure correctly install your patch and I always meet a server key error , if you test you as I think you 're going to have the same mistake because I think it comes GPG key server , you know how I have to do to download correctly the key? Here is the error message in French translated into English :

"c/apt/trusted.gpg --primary -keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv -keys --keyserver F9FDA6BED73CDC22
gpg : D73CDC22 request of the key on the server hkp keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg : waiting time of key server has expired
gpg : reception failure from the key server : error key server
 
Problem solved with this :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install launchpad-getkeys
sudo launchpad-getkeys
sudo apt-get update
 
hi ian , already almost a week I try to follow the instructions , but megoopad T02 has not managed to install into the internal memory . I also tried to remove the entire Win8 and replace them in accordance with your instructions , but in the final stage after a reboot grub does not appear but returned to winduz recovery . My T02 bios listed 07/02/2015 17:18:44 .ty
 
+Erik Jan Just select 'Erase disk and install Ubuntu' on the installation type screen at the start and it will take care of the partitioning for you.
 
+lia cell Try using my latest ISO from https://plus.google.com/+IanMORRISON/posts/igAkD5j3MAq and apply the 'linuxium-32bit-patch.sh' before the installation finishes. Also you may need to use 'efibootmgr' to fix NVRAM ... use the ISO and install 'efibootmgr' and delete all the redundant entries and recreate one for Ubuntu (see http://liliputing.com/2015/07/install-ubuntu-14-04-lts-on-the-2gb-intel-compute-stick.html 'Troubleshooting section' at the end of the article and replace the text 'grubx64.efi' with 'grubia32.efi' in the instructions).
 
Hi, I have noticed some slowdown in VLC with sound and image that either
wmv file or DVD ... I really think that there are graphics driver problem
that look like the problem that I encountered on YouTube ... 
VLC and tell me if you also have any slowdown issues. Again, youtube problems are not resorbed, I always slowdowns with sound and image despite the use of a mains powered hub, and curiously it does the same thing with VLC player ... I tried to turn on and off hardware acceleration and it changes nothing. Could test this and tell me?

It clearly there's a problem somewhere that does not come from me.
 
-- update -- thanks ian , now T02 was able to boot from ubuntu , I used the link that you provide. once again .. bujur melala
 
Ian: I'm new to this community, and I can see the great work you've been doing helping people with these devices. My question is related to a question posted by padraig fitzgerald on August 11 that apparently was not resolved. I own both the Windows/2GB/32GB and the Ubuntu/1GB/8GB versions of the Intel Compute Stick. I know your custom image and patch scripts are designed for the Windows stick, but will they also work on the Ubuntu/1GB/8GB stick? The reason is that poor performance and insufficient storage for app installation on that stick when running standard Ubuntu/Unity distro have motivated me to experimenting with other "flavors" of Ubuntu such as Xubuntu or Lubuntu that are "lighter" in terms of graphical and memory requirements, but when I installed them I don't get audio/wifi/BT working, so I'd like to try your custom script to see if it fixes them. I also intend to try installing to a 32GB microSD card to overcome the 8GB storage limitations on that stick. Any recommendation would be greatly appreciated!
 
+Sergio Eslava hi,

Have you noticed a difference in perfomance between ubuntu official version on the compute stick 8GB and linuxium version of the 32 go ? Personally I encounter slowness problem in youtube but with VLC player , image and sound slows . As for the patch , I could put it on xubuntu without any problems. Performance is better than ubuntu but this does not fix my problem sound and video vlc and youtube . Will you tell me if you also encounter the same problem as me? Thank you!
 
+Pierre Brunetot Hi Pierre. Thanks for sharing your experience. To be honest I haven't even tried to install Ubuntu (either Linuxium version, which I only learned about today, or the stock version) on the Windows/2GB/32GB stick, as I do need it to run Windows apps, that's the reason I bought a second stick with Ubuntu preloaded, but I was immediately disappointed by its slowness when running just a single Youtube video on Chrome (not Chromium). That's the other thing, that after installing full Chrome using apt-get (and nothing else) I started receiving warnings that storage was almost full, with further performance degradation. I did tried installing xfce and lxde desktops as alternatives to Unity but then I would hit the limit of the storage capacity and had to bo back to restoring the factory Ubuntu partition from the recovery partition multiple times. Now with this information I plan to install Xubuntu (my favorite) or Lubuntu over the next few days and then run the patch, then I'll report the outcome.
 
It would have been interesting to make a comparison of two performance versions ubuntu, under Windows 10 everything is fluid, I have no problem in VLC slowdown or youtube. So I think this version patched is not optimal in terms of performance. It would be interesting to hear Ian about it. I think it would be interesting to make an clone of your key 8 go ubuntu with clonezillia and do a restore of it on the stick 32gb windows. I think you will have a clean image, functional and optimal on the 32 go.
 
Thanks Pierre. I agree that would be an interesting comparison. I will follow your recommendation and spend some hours on this over the weekend and report what I learned. I hadn't touched the 32GB stick as I didn't want to lose the Windows partition (specially after the cumbersome update to Windows 10), but if I do a backup to a flash drive with Clonezilla I can restore it if something goes wrong.
 
+Sergio Eslava You could install my Ubuntu ISO on the 'Ubuntu' ICS but it shouldn't be any different to the stock installed Ubuntu. Of course there will be a performance difference between Ubuntu on the Windows/2GB/32GB and the Ubuntu/1GB/8GB ICS devices primarily because of the RAM size. Unfortunately I haven't got sound working with LXDE and as there seems little interest it would probably be a waste of my time. If you want to install Ubuntu to an SD card on the Windows ICS then have a read of https://communities.intel.com/thread/77202 and use my latest ISO (see https://plus.google.com/+IanMORRISON/posts/igAkD5j3MAq).

If you do go ahead and make a comparison of the performance between stock Ubuntu on the Ubuntu ICS vs Ubuntu on the Windows ICS and find differences, please let me know. I can confirm that simply taking a 'dd' of '/dev/mmcblk0' is sufficient for backing up and restoring using my ISO, although there are plenty of alternatives including Clonezilla.
 
+Sergio Eslava I can confirm that there are no worries for the cloning of compute stick and restored windows and the recovery partition with clonezillia . Strongly know your comparison results ... Again it would be interesting that you make in the following order :

1 / Cloning your windows key to return to Windows in case of problems .
2 / Cloning your compute stick 8GB Ubuntu .
3 / Restore 8gb Ubuntu clone on your version 32 go Windows  to see if performance is the same and you do not have problems and I encounter with patched image.
 
+Ian MORRISON Why do you not answer me about my problem with VLC and youtube ? again I would like to understand why I encounter delays on a clean install. Make yourself a test with VLC and you 'll see that it's very slow , while under Windows it's not slow. I can not believe you do not have a slowdown in youtube ... I do and redo a clean install with chromium / firefox and it is still there same. Could you finally tell me about this problem ?
 
+Ian MORRISON Thanks Ian for the information. I will proceed as advised over the weekend and post my results on this forum. I'm sorry to hear that sound would not work with LXDE. Can I expect the same from XFCE? The idea I had considered to install to a microSD card was primarily to overcome the ridiculously small storage Intel puts on the Ubuntu/1GB/8GB ICS that would result in running out of storage after installing a couple software packages, but as you said the 1GB RAM on that ICS is even worse and accounts for most of the performance issues I think. I will follow the suggestions from you and Pierre and report how it went.
 
+Pierre Brunetot I get that you are frustrated with your problems with VLC and Youtube, but I am not sure why you are taking it out on me. If there is a graphics driver problem it will need identifying and fixing. I'm busy at the moment which is why I haven't run any of your 'required' tests. Perhaps others will try and help.
 
+Ian MORRISON I do not personally accused you and I am very proud of you for the work you did on the .iso ubuntu. Simply I thought your version was fully functional but I perceive myself that this is not the case since the Youtube video or VLC does not work very well. You could clarify this issue because I thought that was your version fully functional but that is not the case. Again I have great respect for your work thanks to you I have the sound and wireless in Ubuntu, if only I could understand it or just ... unfortunately I do not have the same skill that you. Meanwhile I have to return to Windows 10. We hope in any case that you will have time to take the problem to the solution. Thank you!
 
+Erik Jan If you install my 14.04.3 ISO on the Z64A then there is no need to flash the Windows BIOS as the Android version came with a 64-bit BIOS and sound would have worked OOTB. However, now you have flashed a 32-bit BIOS you should have applied my '32bit-patch.sh' before completing the installation and then applied my 'dsdt-patch.sh' once installed to get sound. It is not clear from your posting at which stage you are at so hopefully I have answered your questions. Finally, once everything is installed and all patched, you can run 'apt-get update' and 'apt-get upgrade' as required. Personally I would restore the original BIOS and then just install my 14.04.3 ISO using the whole disk.
 
+Ian MORRISON
Hi Ian!  Recently I purchased a T02 to be my HTPC, but Windows 8.1 isn't the best of OSes, so when I saw your Linux images I decided to install Ubuntu. Right now I'm a bit confused, because I don't know which image is the latest one with working sound, wifi, and BT. Could you, or anyone else please direct me to the latest fully working image? If it's the one in the decription update, then I will install that one with your patches ofc, I just don't know if there is a newer working version. One more question: Right now I have win 8.1 installed, and I don't want dual boot etc, so I should just simply install Ubuntu over the windows partition and that's it? Thanks in advance!
 
When I try to run the 32bit patch this is what I get:

root@ubuntu:/cdrom/e# sudo ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh: 16: ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh: cannot create /target/etc/apt/sources.list: Directory nonexistent
chroot: failed to run command ‘mount’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘mount’: No such file or directory
mount: mount point /target/dev does not exist
mount: mount point /target/run does not exist
chroot: failed to run command ‘apt-get’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘rm’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘rm’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘apt-get’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘apt-get’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘grub-install’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘grub-mkconfig’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘umount’: No such file or directory
chroot: failed to run command ‘umount’: No such file or directory
umount: /target/run: not found
umount: /target/dev: not found

What!s wrong?

Thanks in advance
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+Árpád Szabó You can only run the patch prior to the installation completing. Please re-read the above instructions noting this additional clarification "Plug the USB into the device and power-up and use F7 to boot from the USB and install Ubuntu by selecting the 'Try Ubuntu without installing' option followed by clicking on the 'Install Ubuntu' icon".
 
+Armaghan Shahzad I would like to install my slimmed down version of Windows 8.1 x64 (I need to run specific 64-bit applications).

Any idea how to do that? I'm lost with that Secure Boot nightmare... I own the hardware, I need to be able to install whatever I want :(
 
I got a broken iso, can you share checksum of iso.
 
Friend, you can install on a wave v891w tablet, but I'm having trouble performing the patch linuxium-32bit-patch.sh after installing need to download it and I'm running on Try Ubuntu .
Game on the desktop and make the network installation

Or so running the command informed of the right without downloading
 
This works if I boot the liveCD from USB and then go to install it and say used all the eMMC. All seems good but I turn it off and take out the USB LiveCD and it just goes to a EFI Shell Like this link photo I got of it.

https://goo.gl/photos/3MNWKC3r5pFoGXqw5

I copied the bootia32.efi to the fat32 part at /boot/EFI/ubuntu/ it did not have one there. I thought that would fix it. But it did not.

What would fix this so it boots from the eMMC?

It's on a old MeeGoPad T01. Mine don't have any sticker under it but there is a indention for a sticker but it's blank. I know it's old, out of date but it be nice to have Ubuntu on it.

I guess would always just boot from the live CD. That works. But I want it to boot from the eMMC. I want to use the usb port for other things.
 
+Raymond Day
Did you try starting up the device with the boot menu? (F7 i guess). If it comes up, select Ubuntu, and try to boot. Also you could try to boot in live mode and repair grub.
 
+Raymond Day It is the same issue as you had before ... the NVRAM needs re-syncing and you should use 'efibootmgr' to fix it ... boot from the ISO, open a terminal session and install 'efibootmgr', then delete all the redundant entries and recreate one for Ubuntu (see the comments posted before at https://plus.google.com/+IanMORRISON/posts/fBSkiAYFvgF or see http://liliputing.com/2015/07/install-ubuntu-14-04-lts-on-the-2gb-intel-compute-stick.html 'Troubleshooting section' at the end of the article and replace the text 'grubx64.efi' with 'grubia32.efi' in the instructions).
 
+Ian MORRISON I remember doing the efibootmgr but not the booting in to the EFI Shell.

Been trying to do what you said. Here is my .bash_history doing this:

efibootmgr -v
apt-get install efibootmgr
efibootmgr -v
efibootmgr -b 0005 -B
efibootmgr -b 0004 -B
efibootmgr -b 0003 -B
efibootmgr -b 0002 -B
efibootmgr -b 0001 -B
efibootmgr -b 0000 -B
efibootmgr -v
efibootmgr -b 0003 -B
efibootmgr -v
efibootmgr -b -B
efibootmgr -v
efibootmgr -c -d /dev/mmcblk0 -p 1 -l \\EFI\\ubuntu\\grubia32.efi -L ubuntu
wget 192.168.2.109/linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
chmod 700 linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
cd target
ls
df -h
fdisk -l
mount /dev/mmcblk0p2 /target
./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
ls
cd ..
mount /dev/mmcblk0p2 /target
df -h
cd target/
ls
cd ..
./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
exit

Put the linuxium-32bit-patch.sh on my ICS32 server. Can wget it easy then.

had to make the target folder and mount it then run the linuxium-32bit-patch.sh but it says "grub-install: error: /boot/efi/ doesn't look like an EFI partition."

Because on a reboot I still come to the EFI Shell :(

Bet I installed this at left 20 times now. It all ways goes to the EFI Shell.

Been using the live ISO from this post in here. What live ISO should I use on this MeeGoPad T01? That may be why.
 
Used the "ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-linuxium.iso" and said use the hole eMMC to install it on. When it was done I just left it and open a shell and run the linuxium-32bit-patch.sh. This time it worked with out errors. I guess because the install partition still mounted. If I click continue testing it unmounts them.

At left this time it comes up with a full screen boot and I can hit enter to load Ubuntu but it just stays at a all purple color screen!

Can only guess this is the wrong image to use for it. But the USB iso boots and works.

Looked at your https://sites.google.com/site/ianwmorrison/Downhome/Topic3 to see what one to download. I my have to use a older one I guess?

Going to try the ubuntu-14.10-desktop-linuxium-meegopadt01.iso and see if that boots.

Guess I can't update the BIOS on this old MeeGoPad T01.
 
+Ian MORRISON The ubuntu-14.10-desktop-linuxium-meegopadt01.iso just locks up every time on "[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1.0)"

So what is the right ISO to use on my old MeeGoPad T01?
 
I am trying to install the http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso and then copy the bootia32.efi to the USB and it boots. Then installed it and ran the linuxium-32bit-patch.sh and it had a lot of updates it was doing. Did this wile I just left the pop up to restart so the eMMC stays mounted.

Rebooted and it went to the EFI Shell comes up. I guess I have to use the efibootmgr to delete them and put in a new one.

But it's neat can just download a ISO from Ubuntu and just put the bootia32.efi on it and it boots at lest on the USB.

But it says this:

root@ubuntu:~# efibootmgr -v
Fatal: Couldn't open either sysfs or procfs directories for accessing EFI variables.
Try 'modprobe efivars' as root.
root@ubuntu:~#

I do the modprobe efivars but it don't help.

Going to see if the "Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)" will work and "Copy "bootia32.efi" to the USB (d:\EFI\BOOT)" Hope this one works.
 
 
The "Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)" does boot from the USB but installing it said it could not install grub and said installer crashed.

So I just started the installer again after a reboot.

That's were I am now. All this takes so long till know if it works.
 
+Ian MORRISON The ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso seems to be the best. I install it and run the linuxium-32bit-patch.sh and it seems to all be good. But on boot it just goes to a color purple blank screen.

Booted the live USB and I think the UUID is wrong on the boot. Here is the commands I did to show it.

root@ubuntu:~# efibootmgr -v
BootCurrent: 0001
Timeout: 1 seconds
BootOrder: 0000,0001,0002,0003,0004
Boot0000* ubuntu HD(1,800,100000,51f68f56-db25-4a11-8f0f-c71ba6604677)File(\EFI\ubuntu\grubia32.efi)
Boot0001* UEFI: SanDisk Cruzer U 1.27 ACPI(a0341d0,0)PCI(14,0)USB(0,0)HD(1,800,3a39c1f,424332ce-fca5-47f1-82de-4a494931db34)..BO
Boot0002* UEFI:CD/DVD Drive BIOS(81,0,00)
Boot0003* UEFI:Removable Device BIOS(82,0,00)
Boot0004* UEFI:Network Device BIOS(83,0,00)
root@ubuntu:~# blkid
/dev/loop0: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/mmcblk0p1: UUID="317A-7630" TYPE="vfat" 
/dev/mmcblk0p2: UUID="919c4ac2-16c9-4d3f-80d1-931e99992156" TYPE="ext4" 
/dev/mmcblk0p3: UUID="c0796069-6330-4cdd-8fa9-16352db9df50" TYPE="swap" 
/dev/sda1: LABEL="LIVECD" UUID="8843-1FB1" TYPE="vfat" 
root@ubuntu:~# 

I guess some how have to put the ext4 UUID in the boot0000* ubuntu HD one.

Not sure how I do that and if that would work.

Is this right?
 
On boot it will go to a grub menu were I can pick Ubuntu or Advanced for Ubuntu, or System setup. If I pick Ubuntu it clear the screen to all purple and just stays there. I can press 'e' and it there it does show the right UUID. I just don't get why it don't work. I can't edit that any way with how the BIOS is making it so you can't move it just moves it self back.

Know what I can do so this boots? I ran out of things I can think of.
 
I got it working! I ran the ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh again. I let it boot and it went to the purple blank screen must just lock up there a Ctrl, Alt, delete don't even get it back just a pull the USB power. I wanted to give it time and went to the movies and came back and still at the purple blank screen.

I pulled the power and on reboot press F7 and another Ubuntu was there to pick the 2ND one. I picked it. It goes to the clear purple blank screen but in like 2 sec. starts to boot from the eMMC now.

Now how do I delete the first boot.

It looks like this:

root@MeeGoPad2:~# efibootmgr -v
BootCurrent: 0000
Timeout: 1 seconds
BootOrder: 0005,0000,0001,0002,0003
Boot0000* ubuntu        HD(1,800,100000,51f68f56-db25-4a11-8f0f-c71ba6604677)File(\EFI\ubuntu\grubia32.efi)
Boot0001* UEFI:CD/DVD Drive     BIOS(81,0,00)
Boot0002* UEFI:Removable Device BIOS(82,0,00)
Boot0003* UEFI:Network Device   BIOS(83,0,00)
Boot0005* ubuntu        HD(1,800,100000,51f68f56-db25-4a11-8f0f-c71ba6604677)File(\EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi)
root@MeeGoPad2:~#

So looks like grubx64.efi fixed it that's what changed from the other one grubia32.efi don't work.

I think I my of fix it just thought of how.

root@MeeGoPad2:~# efibootmgr -b 0000 -B
BootCurrent: 0000
Timeout: 1 seconds
BootOrder: 0005,0001,0002,0003
Boot0001* UEFI:CD/DVD Drive
Boot0002* UEFI:Removable Device
Boot0003* UEFI:Network Device
Boot0005* ubuntu
root@MeeGoPad2:~#

Going to reboot and see if it does with out me pressing F7 to pick it.

Wow now it goes back to the EFI Shell :( I guess I should of deleted the 64 one. Got to find out how I can get it back now.
 
I did:

efibootmgr -c -d /dev/mmcblk0 -p 1 -l \\EFI\\ubuntu\\grubia32.efi -L ubuntu32

But now both ubuntu to pick from with F7 stay on a blank screen.

Going to run the ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh again that seem to fix it before. Just not the 1ST boot.
 
I just get now:

error: file '/boot/grub/i386-efi/normal.mod' not found

Been trying to fix it and just can't I don't know how. It was working but I had to pick what it had to boot from and I deleted the wrong one. How do I get it back?
 
spent about 2 hours on this can't fix it. I am not sure how I got it to boot from the eMMC any way but it's all most there. It was working but I used the efibootmgr -b 0000 -B when I guess I should of used efibootmgr -b 0005 -B

Can any one help? I am all most there it seems like. Can only boot again from the live USB.
 
I just reinstalled it like the 30TH time. But this time I started off with all the efibootmgr deleted. The install did the 64 bit one added when I did a efibootmgr -v could see it added it. But then when I ran the ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh it deleted the 64 bit one and installed the 32 bit one. Now it boots. It just waits for me to press enter now. It seems like it should time out and then boot. How would I fix this?

So it looks like just have to run efibootmgr 1st and delete all them. Then install it and when it had the window done leave it up and tun the ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh then can reboot and it runs off the eMMC then.

Just did a apt-get upgrade:

178 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 222 MB of archives.
After this operation, 27.1 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]

It's upgrading now.

Wow this was so hard to get working. It seems like the keyboard works good on this eMMC load it don't start a repeat of keys like random.

I guess I will use the code from Ian MORRISON (Linuxium) to make it in to a server.

Wow happy got this working on it now. Been I guess 4 days using all the free time I had to do it.
 
I found out it will not boot on it's by it self. I have to press F7 and pick the 1ST one and then it goes to the menu and I can hit enter and it boots. But it will not on power up just stays on the clear purple screen.
 
Besides don't look like can update it it will lock up and now it goes to the log in and I can type my password but it just clears and starts over with log in. So reinstalling it yet again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Wow never got Ubuntu to work on it. I just restore the Windows 10 from a SD card in it. I could not dd restore it over the network. It would just error.

The ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-linuxium.iso is the one that worked with out locking up after doing the DD command. I unmounted the eMMC too.

After the DD restore of Windows 10 it booted right up. I did not have to go in the BIOS.

The eMMC hard drive in Windows says it's a "Kingston S10032" is this the APM-D01 then? The one that the BIOS can't be updated on?
 
hi ian I wanted to make informed, wintel cx-w8 work like charm exept sound, I use a usb bluetooth and bluetooth speakers for sound. ty
 
+Daniel Wacker It sounds like the NVRAM needs re-syncing and you should use 'efibootmgr' to fix it ... see my comment dated 18 Nov above for the 'how'. 
 
i use the Trobbleshooting and i cann boot to Ubuntu.

But after do the Steps

1. Turn on the computer and hit F2 to enter the UEFI setup utility.

2. Enable the Internal UEFI Shell option, save, and reboot.

3. Now hit F10 when the computer boots, and select UEFI Shell.

4. Type the following (without quotes): “FS0:”

5. Type “cd EFI\ubuntu” and then “grubx64.efi”

This should bring up the GRUB bootloader and give you the option to boot into Ubuntu. If it doesn’t work or you only see a GRUB command line, you might want to reboot and try again.

Once you’ve booted Ubuntu, you might want to clean out the EFI settings and try re-installing. Here’s how to do that:

1. Open a terminal window and type “sudo efibootmgr -v”

2. You may or may not see a list of boot entries. Or you might get an error that says efibootmgr isn’t available. In that case, type “sudo apt-get install efibootmgr” to install it.

3. Now, whether you see any EFI entries or not, type “sudo efibootmgr -b 0005 -B” and hit return. You’ll probably get an error message. That’s fine. Now we’re going to do a little countdown: enter the following commands one after the other:

sudo efibootmgr -b 0004 -B
sudo efibootmgr -b 0003 -B
sudo efibootmgr -b 0002 -B
sudo efibootmgr -b 0001 -B
sudo efibootmgr -b 0000 -B
That should get rid of any pesky entries that are causing problems. Of course, now you don’t have a bootloader at all, so let’s set one up.

4. Type “efibootmgr -c -d /dev/mmcblk0 -p 1 -l \\EFI\\ubuntu\\grubx64.efi -L ubuntu”

If you want to double-check before rebooting, you can type “sudo efibootmgr -v” again, and you should see an entry marked “ubuntu.”

Now when you reboot your Compute Stick, it should automatically load GRUB and let you boot Ubuntu. If the system freezes, try hitting F10 at boot and choosing the ubuntu option from the boot menu.

he says "no bootable device"
 
Hello!
I am the owner of this mini PC vintel w8
Trying to install Linux yourself, windows completely removed.
1. Download http://releases.ubuntu.com/trusty/
2. Rufus dd
3. Download 'bootia32.efi' from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99O3A0dDe67QWUtek9rdHptMjA (or compile yourself) and copy the file to the USB's 'EFI \ BOOT' directory
(although it is already there!)

4. Began to set, got an error Error fsyncingiclosing / dev / mmcblk0 rpmb: input / otput error
But it seems this is normal! Or not?

Okay! Ignore! )

5. The setting is complete! Ubuntu Install!
There was a plaque to restart now!

Click сtrl + Alt + F1
terminal appears! And what to do next I do not know !!! I zero in the Linux !!! )))

I understand that you need to change the boot loader to 32 bits

Downloaded fail (saved on the laptop) linuxium-32bit-patch.sh and do not know where (in which folder directory to put it) ??????????

Then I realized it is necessary to execute the command

From the terminal window make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-32bit-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh)
This will install a 32-bit version of the GRUB2 bootloader. Once installed close the terminal window and select the 'Restart Now' option from the installation window
Boot into Ubuntu and download 'linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh' Frome

I'm stuck  linuxium-32bit-patch.sh where his record?

Help please!!!!!

Thank you!

p.s.
restart
Getting the error
Ubuntu boot failed (
Vic Civ
 
Hi !
My expierence with Wintel Cx-w8 is -
Grub patch working. Wi-fi working w/o any patch, only with Linuxium Ubuntu 14.04.03
Sound working with DSDT patch.
Only sound have on HDMI output.
Built-in Audio not working.
Or what wrong ?
I understand, that istalled i915 sound driver in kernel not correct.
Have any others kernels with with correct sound drivers ?

 
Hi ! followed the instruktions above on my Compute Stick.
"Open a terminal window and make the file executable (chmod 700 linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh) and execute the shell script as root (sudo ./linuxium-z3735f-patch.sh)

This will build and install all the required drivers for Ubuntu"
But when i executed the shell script it says:
not connected to internet ... exiting.

What do I do wrong ?

Best regards Anders
 
Regarding different kernels - I have tried quite a few without wifi - not sure about sound. http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/mkubecek:/baytrail/ has bay trail packages but attempt to install in 4.3.3 has so far failed for me. 4.3.3 gives touch and more on my Onda v919 3g air. But no wifi. Also see Brian Wrecks work on https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B9C1WK1FQhjfcXNrbzN6djQzajg&usp=sharing#list
and http://nmilosev.svbtle.com/running-fedora-linux-on-an-intel-baytrail-tablet for more possible useful info. Trouble with the older kernels is that you apparently can't upgrade to the most recent distros. Good luck all - Don
 
+Anders Tunell As it says ... you are not connected to the internet so it can't download the software ... if this sounds like 'chicken and egg' scenario it is ... so either use an USB ethernet adapter or install Ubuntu using my unofficial "official" quasi Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS linked in the last line of the instructions which will give you everything (assuming you set the bootloader to 64-bit in the BIOS).
 
Sorry, newbie misstake. Tried Your version. Works fine. Thanks from Sweden.
 
+Ian MORRISON First thank you for doing all this. I bought one of the newer Intel Sticks with Win10 on it. I was having some problems getting your iso's to boot up on a thumb drive so I went with the vanilla ubuntu install being sure to download the correct kernel version. I ran your script, with an usb ethernet adapter attached, but after the restart wifi and sound still do not work. Any ideas?  
 
+Ian MORRISON After some searching it looks like the new old Baytrail. Product Code BOXSTCK1A32WFCL, MM# 944456, Version# H85498-100

So it does appear to have the Z3735F in it.

When I run the script 10 things are left not upgraded.

Got to get a few things done, but will post some more detail of when I run the script later today.
 
+Ian MORRISON Really nice work with Ubuntu for Meegopad. Thanks!
I have a Wintel W5 stick which is very much similar to Meegopad T02 except with a mini fan. I have installed your unofficial Ubuntu iso. I got everything working except sound. Your dsdt patch installs fine. However, no sound from HDMI. In sound settings, I can see Anolog Output IntelHDMI. However, test sound also do not produce any result. In Windows, I can see two sound playback devices - intel HDMI and TV brand to which stick is connected. But in Ubuntu I see only one - IntelHDMI. Also, I am not able to play any media files on Ubuntu even after installing restricted extras. Most likely it is due to sound output problem which is most likely due to dsdt issue. Can you help me out with how to apply dsdt settings for my stick? Is it something that I can get from Windows and then apply to Ubuntu?
 
+Ian MORRISON So, I installed your unofficial iso on a freinds Meegopad T02 and everything works. But even h264 videos don't run smoothly. Most likely issues with HW acceleration. +Pierre Brunetot were you able to solve video playback issues? 
 
+Ian MORRISON I am trying to analyze the sound issues with my stick. One thing that I found is before installing your dsdt patch, media files at least play (without sound). But after installing your dsdt patch, media files don't play only eg: a song remains at 0:00 in rhythmbox or movie remains at 0:00 in videos app. In sound tests, even left/right "Test" button remains at "Stop" and does not return to "Test". In dmesg I get this "byt-rt5640 byt-rt5640: ASoC: CPU DAI baytrail-pcm-audio not registered". I think that I need to play around the sed line in your dsdt patch file but have no idea where to start. It would be great if you could help me out here. Thanks

 
Hey I am able to install MeegoPad T02 on latest unofficial "official" quasi Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS.  But I cannot restat the box.  When I boot up the box, I have to go to the BIOS and select "Ubuntu" on the Boot Override section.  Or else it will stay with "Purple Screen" forever.  Any clues?
 
+Wilson ODB I know that the Meegopad BIOS are as flakey as ... other companies fix and update their products so for me the choice is obvious.
 
+Ian MORRISON
I just installed Debian 8.3 Mutli-Arch on Meegopad.  It can reboot successfully.  So I think it is not related to BIOS.  Any reasons behind?
Is there a way we can do it the way on Ubuntu 14.04.03
 
+Tantrum 1701 Ok, so what device (model) do you have, what bootloader (32-bit or 64-bit) are you running and what Ubuntu ISO (URL) did you install?
 
+Tantrum 1701 As per the 'Update' is the above instructions, the latest release (14.04.4 - the one you installed) uses a later kernel that isn't compatible with the audio patch. Either download the 14.04.2 ISO from the URL in the instructions (i.e. http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/trusty/ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso) or use my unofficial "official" quasi Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS linked in the very last line of the above instructions which will give you everything (given you have set the bootloader to 64-bit in the BIOS, i.e. the 'Ubuntu' option) without the need for further patching.
 
Can someone shed me light on how to make WiFi and sound work on Debian 8.3 with Meegopad T02?
 
hello people! ;)
well I mean, I could install ubuntu on a cx 9220, based on the same SoC z3735f. the problem was that I could not install the 32bit grub, not walk the wifi! so now I am among you install the unofficial version of Ian or try ubuntu 15.
I'll see!
someone thought of a supercomputer with these pc !?
Goog M
 
I've been running this iso on a server for several months now. Everything works fine but from time to time the kernel crashes and re-mounts the filesystem in read-only mode. Sometimes no crash for a couple of months and sometimes as frequently as 2 times per week. I'm wondering if anyone has experienced this?
 
Hi Ian, great work.  For some reason I cannot add the bootia32.efi to the usb. Any suggestions?
 
Works perfectly with Lenovo IdeaCentre 300. I have wifi and bluetooth. I can not test if HDMI audio works, though. Thanks!
 
+Ian MORRISON Should this work with Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS amd64 image? I'm trying to build some leaner OS for Kodi (Intel PC Stick), just need your wifi/hdmi audio fixes. I'm going to try again but certainly I tried once and the setup wouldn't find the eMMC disk.. ideas on that? The desktop image seemed to have no issue with that.
 
Reply to self: No, Ubuntu server 14.04.1 does not seem to work in the Intel PC Stick. Does not recognized the eMMC storage. Tried 14.04.4 desktop until I read your whole post about the kernel dependency. So going for 14.04.2!

 
+Charly Arg You can also try my 14.04.3 ISO and on my website I've posted instructions on how to convert a desktop install to a server install (to overcome the eMMC issue).
 
Just found it! You are like the only reference in the internet for Ubuntu/Linux on the stick. Thanks for that. I'll try again with the server install again at some point of time. If only there was an Openelec image with the wifi driver & hdmi audio compatibility "burned in" my life would be so much easier!
 
hello sir,

I need your help to install wifi sound and touch screen in my ubuntu tablet,

I have iball i701 windows tablet, (http://gadgets.ndtv.com/iball-slide-i701-2644 please) check this link to know about its hardware configuration for the batter support

Sir I have install ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit in my 32bit uefi tablet but wifi sound bluetooth and touch screen is not working,
please guide me to solve this problem,

Thank you,

Regards,
Aditya Bhardwaj

 
Hi Aditya, I have the same iball i701, I installed 14.04.2, the wifi worked but the touch and sound did not work....
 
Ya thats the problems m trying a lot but not get success to fix this problem if ever you found any solution please share me...
 
Hi!

I get a ICS STCK1A32WFC z3735f 32 gb, with bot Windows 10 and Android 4.4, but I want to install Linux

First of all, the keys thar are told in the tutorial to get to BIOS o menú Boot didn't work for me. I got to press F7 (not F10), in order to get to the boot menú. Once there, I got to select de "Enter Setup". From Bios Setup, I disabled Fast Boot. Now, I can press Esc or Del to enter the Bios Setup (Not F2 as it was written here).

----------------------------------------------------
Perhaps, is the BIOS versión or the setup utility than is different to the post bios image:

BIOS VERSION 2.16.1242

APTIO SETUP UTILITY
CORE VERSION 2.008
COMPLIANCY UEFI 2.3
PROJECT VERSION W5_DOS_2.5_2873
---------------------------------------------------------------

Althought I workaround to Boot and Install Linux from a USB, into a SD Card (in the ICS slot) I can not get Linux to boot from de SD Card, because I do not have any option to give priority to SD Card Slot.

Also, I can not change the bootloader to 64-bit (i.e. Ubuntu 14.04)


¿Any idea?
Thanks in advance.
 
+Mauro Campilongo Perhaps you are mistaken as your device is not an Intel Compute Stick model STCK1A32WFC because that model does not come with Android. Looking at the BIOS output you include indicates that it is a Wintel W5 device. Because it is a different device with different hardware and different BIOS you will need different instructions. Unfortunately I don't have a Wintel W5 device so I cannot be write the instructions you need.
 
+Ian MORRISON thanks! I have been comparing Intel product information website and my product and you were right. I will have to complain with the vendor.

How did you get the model using bios information? I couldn't find nothing un google search.

Thanks once more!
 
Hello, ive downloaded the t02 image, but this image cant see the internal storage for some reason. Can you help me with this issue?
 
+Armaghan Shahzad

I tried install linux mint 17.2 but not works as well. I just wanna linux on my meegopad t02 and delete all windows partitions.

Look my steps:
1) make usb boot with rufus on windows
2) copy 'bootia32.efi to the USB's 'EFI\BOOT' directory
3) eject boot and plug on meegopad t02
4) turn on meegoopad t02 and press F7
5) flash pendrive enable for boot (select this option)
6) linux mint open and i click on "CD icone" install linux
7) linux send a msg to unmount partition for instalation (click yes)
8) I go to particion screen and create:
- 28000 ext4 on / primary
- 2000 swuap logical
- 100 efi primary
9) continue and install linux
10) in the end, click to not restart
11) put a sdcard and copy "linuxium-32bit-patch.sh"
12) Execute "linuxium-32bit-patch.sh" on this way:
$ chmod 700 ./linuxium-32bit-patch.sh
$ sudo ./chmod 700 linuxium-32bit-patch.sh

: open a msg to need internet ( my conections wifi not work on this moment)

13) I restart meegopad
14) on bios show:
ubuntu
ubuntu
uefi ...
uefi ...

15) I click on this options and nothing happends! just open a black screen with "startup.sh"

What did I do wrong?
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