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Operating System

After LT4 21.3 Flash Setup – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

March 10, 2015 kangalow 9

After flashing a Jetson with stock LT4 21.3 (See Jetpack 1.1 Installation), there are some setup tweaks that make the system more suitable for desktop use. Looky here: The scripts have been placed in a repository on Github: https://github.com/jetsonhacks/postFlash. Installation The above video was shot immediately after the Jetson was Read more …

Operating System

JetPack 1.1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Pack

March 9, 2015 kangalow 11

A few months ago, I wrote an article about using a beta version of JetPack to install development tools and flash OS images to the Jetson TK1 Development Kit. Since then, JetPack has graduated from being a beta product, and a new version of Linux for Tegra (L4T) has been Read more …

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Operating System

Post Flash Setup

February 25, 2015 kangalow 11

After flashing a Jetson with stock LT4 21.2 (See Jetpack Installation), there are some setup tweaks that make the system more suitable for desktop use. Looky here: Note: The video and directions on this page have been updated (3-10-15). the directions have changed slightly since this article was first published Read more …

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Android

Android – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 8, 2015 kangalow 12

Note: Since this article was written, NVIDIA has announced official support for Android on Jetson. See the Jetson Android Announcement on the forum. The instructions in this article relied on a repository that has since been removed, and is here only for historical purposes. There are several commercial products that Read more …

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Operating System

Install Compiled Intel 7260 Driver on Jetson LT4 21.1

November 12, 2014 kangalow 3

With the new Linux for Tegra (LT4) 21.1 release, I needed a new driver for a Intel 7260 Wireless mini PCIe card. You can read about my initial installation of that hardware here: Installing Wireless Intel 7260 Adapter on NVIDIA Jetson TK1. WARNING NOTE: The compiled driver is for LT4 Read more …

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Operating System

Jetson TK1 Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 – Enable USB 3.0

November 8, 2014 kangalow 1

In previous L4T releases, the USB port was enabled during the boot process by setting an environment variable, called OMDDATA to signify to Fastboot whether the full size Jetson USB port is 2.0 or 3.0 compatible. With the introduction of L4T 21.1, UBoot is now the default boot loader, and Read more …

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Operating System

Jetson TK1 Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 Install

November 5, 2014 kangalow 4

With the release of the new version (21.1) of Linux for Tegra yesterday, we find ourselves installing the new version and booting up the Jetson after installation. There’s some great news! Installation only takes a few minutes, compared to the nearly hour (or more) that users were experiencing in earlier Read more …

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Operating System

Creating a Swapfile in Ubuntu for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 4, 2014 kangalow 2

The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 has a relatively small main memory for running memory hungry applications like Chromium and compiling large programs. By creating a Swapfile, the Jetson will seem much snappier when a bunch of memory is being consumed. Here’s the video on how to create a Swapfile: You can Read more …