Ubuntu 18.04 XU4 minimal

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Ubuntu 18.04 XU4 minimal

Unread postby memeka » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:51 pm

EDIT:

I have created an even smaller image for the XU3/4-based boards than the official minimal image.
It's a 280MB archive, with a ~600MB rootfs, based on Ubuntu Base and with minimal tools installed:
to connect to ethernet, to connect to wifi with nmtui, screen, ssh, manpages, vim, mc, wget, curl.

It has the odroid official repository added and the official kernel installed, so it can be updated as usual.
It resizes partition and regenerates ssh keys on first boot.

download link: https://oph.mdrjr.net/memeka/images/ubuntu-18.04-minimal-XU3.img.xz
md5sum: 7ed8cca3cdf8a666a3a8dc7cd5d989fa
user: odroid/odroid or root/odroid

enjoy.

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Just a suggestion for the Ubuntu minimal release: try and base the image off Ubuntu Base (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-base/releases/)
It's much more lightweight and minimal...
Just install a few networking tools (like wpa_supplicant, dhclient) on it.
I was surprised to get the ubuntu minimal and see it did not have ifconfig installed to configure the network, but it had ModemManger installed and running (?!).
And there were lots of useless packages, like adwaita-icons, or libwayland :)
Last edited by memeka on Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:50 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Ubuntu minimal

Unread postby memeka » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:54 pm

also i am not sure anyone noticed, but the mali drivers are in the official ubuntu repo :)

https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/mali ... and-driver

they have mali-t62x for x11, fbdev and wayland :)
of course it's an older version, like r10p0 but i was still amazed to see it here :) it can easily be repackaged with newer versions ;)
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Re: Ubuntu 18.04 XU4 minimal

Unread postby memeka » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:52 pm

i have created a new minimal image, see OP for details.
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Re: Ubuntu 18.04 XU4 minimal

Unread postby odroid » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:40 pm

Its size is quite small! 277MB :o
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Re: Ubuntu 18.04 XU4 minimal

Unread postby rooted » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:36 pm

Nice :)
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