ExTiX Build 161203 for Intel Compute Sticks with LXQt 0.10.0 and kernel 4.8.0-26-exton-IntelAtom

News 181020 Today I was about to make a new version of my ExTiX Build from 161203. I quickly learned that it isn’t necessary. It turns out that full support for the Intel Compute Stick is included in all kernels from version 4.11 until today’s releases (4.18). Kernel 4.8.0-26-exton-IntelAtom (which was used in my build from 161203) was patched – see below. Without patches it wouldn’t have worked. Today any Linux system can run on the stick. At least all […]

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How to install ExTiX to a USB Flash Drive – A new method

NEWS 160128 about USB installations As you may have noticed the install scripts I have used for a long time, namely extix-create-usb-drive.sh and extix-create-usb-drive-persistent.sh, doesn’t work anymore. I.e. persistence won’t be enabled. I have, however, today “discovered” that you can use the regular installation program (Ubiquity) to perform a USB Flash Drive installation. Do it like this. 1. Start up ExTiX from a DVD and log in as root. 2. Insert a USB stick of 8GB, 16GB or 32GB and […]

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