This article is about removing the existing android os from a rikomagic mk802iv and installing a version of ubuntu, called lubuntu, on the device. Compared to the current gk802 defconfig this configserver builds lots of things as modules, supports initramfs, and disables the gpu module, among other things. Since they factory release the last ubuntu update on this gk802, it has passed long time, we have tried to contact with the factory and release the new upgrade, but the chinese new year make this progress slow. Ubuntu stepping into all forms of computing devices. Bringup of sony xperia line of devices based on aosp 5. Hardwaresupportcomponentsprinterslexmarkprinters ubuntu. Where the zealz gk802 really shines is in its wifi and streaming video performance. Zealz gk802 quadcore mini pc can run android, ubuntu.
Jan 02, 20 the factory engineer just tell us they have made a beta version for ubuntu in zealz gk802. Nov 20, 2014 customizing ubuntu cloud guest images boot sequence with cloudinit. It conforms to standard awk, with a few extensions. There are a number of posts of various websites how to do this and it gets very co. Under a removable clip at one end of the stick is a male hdmi connector ready to be plugged directly into a monitor or large tv. Apt simplifies the process of managing software on unixlike computer systems by automating the retrieval, configuration and installation of software. This week geekbuying made the software available for download. Before ubuntu touch can begin to be ported, well need a working cyanogenmod rom and device tree. Now theres an easy way to install linux on the gk802. Ubuntu developers mail archive please consider filing a bug or asking a question via launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly. Nearly all of the tests and owner feedback have shown that this is one area you can count on for superior results. Yeah the instructions are for the original rev of the gk802.
Installing the drivers and setting up a printer the driver package can either be installed by navigating with nautilus to its location and double clicking on the icon or from a terminal with the following command. Ill provide the steps i followed to install the image, and my quick first impressions of the stability and performance of this image. Zealz gk802 quadcore mini pc can run android, ubuntu posted on 010220 at 2. Dec 14, 2012 rikomagic mk802 iii mk802 3rd dual core android 4. This is not the first time ubuntu or another linux distributions can run on one of these mini pcs, but its the very first time we should get full hardware graphics and hardware video decoding in linux. Debian installer for zealz gk802 android tv quad core arm. The zealz gk802 android mini pc offers quadcore processing punch and lets you run android or ubuntu, but it needs more polish. May 21, 20 ive assembled a network installer image to install debian 7. Zealz gk802 a minicomputer with the ability to install ubuntu box. Overview the very first thing a debian system runs at startup is a minimal initramfs ramdisk which performs basic initialisation, mounts the main filesystem and starts the rest of the boot process. This is intended for people who want to run the gk802 headless or semiheadless, for server or robotics applications. The zealz gk802 looks a bit like a long, overwide usb pen drive. Mar 25, 20 posted on march 25, 20 by jeanluc aufranc cnxsoft 29 comments on ubuntu 11.
Last post admin zealz gk802 ubuntu beta firmware download 20109. Even then, somebody would have to work pretty hard to port ubuntu touch. Unlocking an encrypted rootfs over ssh with debian wheezy or. Gnu awk, which has more features, needs to be installed separately. You will hardly surprise anyone with minicomputers and media players.
It is very good news for some customers, now there is little mini pc which can run ubuntu, zealz gk802. I could only find time to give it try yesterday and today. The guys at geekbuying have done it, and a beta version of ubuntu 11. Distributions also often provide backports of newer versions of lxc for their stable releases. Zealz gk802 a minicomputer with the ability to install ubuntu.
Gk802, the only quad core mini pc in market till now, with freescale imx6 cpu. Because it is the first android stick to use a freescale processor, the zealz gk802 android mini pcs software is still a work in progress. Some of the packages are maintained by zeal developers. Nov 29, 2015 zway uzb installation on debian x64 hardware 29 november 2015. I will go to their factory tomorrow morning,and copy the file. When i first heard about the zealz gk802 i was excited to get my hands on one. Recently i purchased a zway uzb stick so that i could focus on writing applications instead of driver layer software for zwave. Users who wish to install ubuntu on the gk802 will have to follow a similar procedure. Zealz gk802 zealz gk802 ubuntu beta firmware do clockworkmod cwm recovery easy install for rk3066 and rk3188 twrpcwm flashtool and root for rk3288 please donate to support oma and crewrktablets firmware work, thank you.
Download the installer image here 21mb in gzip or zip format. It is installed in the ubuntu cloud guest images and also in the official ubuntu images available on ec2. Jan 03, 20 zealz gk802 runs android and ubuntu linux. You gk802 isnt really bricked as you can simply change out the sd card inside the gk802 or rewrite your card and youll be back in business. Some years ago i bought a zealz gk802 dongle which, if i understand correctly from what i read on the web 0, is an imx6based systembut i am not sure which came with an 8gb microsd card running android 4. To find a listing of our public images on supported clouds, please use the cloud image locator. Ubuntu developers more information about aptget install advanced package tool, or apt, is a free software user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on debian, ubuntu and other linux distributions. Prebuilt packages are provided for variety of linux distributions. Mx6 development resources, we all knew this was a matter of time before ubuntu runs on hi802 zealz gk802 mini pc based on freescale i.
Mx6 quad core android mini pc cortexa9 ddr3 1gb ram 8gb rom tv box dongle black. It is very good news for some customers, now there is little mini pc which can run ubuntu, zealz gk802 will be the one. Zealz gk802 ubuntu beta firmware download forum arctablet. The zealz gk802 is a small device that you can plug into a tv to run android apps on a big screen.
The gk802 is a 1ghz quad core arm cortex a9 computer that fits in your pocket. Jan 04, 20 the guys at geekbuying have done it, and a beta version of ubuntu 11. You may want to look for that, especially if your distribution doesnt include lxc 4. Build ubuntu image this will download latest rootfs and custom adds local android. My primary intention with it would be to serve me as a device to run kodi, but, as soon as it was doing anything, it overheated and. Samsung, which became a market leader thanks to android, is reportedly working on a smartphone powered by linuxbased tizen operating. I have run my own zwave server for some time using node. Oct 12, 2018 download zeal provides developers with a streamlined environment for searching its plethora of available api documentation sets that can be accessed even without internet access. The factory engineer just tell us they have made a beta version for ubuntu in zealz gk802. It is now a valuable resource for people who want to make the most of their mobile devices, from customizing the look and feel to adding new functionality. To download a build artifact in the ci build history choose a change you want to test, then pick a build job corresponding the target platform, and finally download archive from the artifacts tab. It also includes the droidmote server, which means you can install droidmote client on your android phone or tablet to use it as a remote control for ubuntu.
Recently it shown a mobile os and now on a stick zealz gk802 which is based on i. Ubuntu s desktop edition has mawk installed by default, as its a dependency of the lsbcore package. The factory just made a ubuntu beta version for zealz gk802, you can check more information from the video. Mx6 quadcore processor paired with 1gb of ram and 8gb of storage. In order to run a linux distribution like ubuntu, debian, or fedora on the gk802 you will likely have to open the hardware. Under a removable clip at one end of the stick is a male hdmi connector. Freescale supplies binary xorg drivers that work with ubuntu, which is what. Zealz gk802 login console on my tv my tv doesnt upscale 640x480 well. Advanced package tool, or apt, is a free software user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on debian, ubuntu and other linux distributions. May 20, 2011 ubuntu is currently not in the list of supported oss, but the debian driver works. This is not the first time ubuntu or another linux distributions can run on one of these mini pcs, but its the very. My guide really isnt useful for the gk802 anymore as images are available for download now that are already rooted. Mx6 quadcore processor along with 1gb ram and 8gb rom.1569 901 206 957 223 735 511 180 1308 553 935 1515 767 787 1504 861 1475 166 367 1247 81 650 1448 1417 929 692 829 452 1277 1059 1352 1148 590 366 336 1456 950 1240