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More Fall Cleaning, 2021

September 20, 2021 kangalow 0

Fall cleaning continues here at JetsonHacks. The last week here we’ve been doing some deep cleaning, working on the operating system level repositories. Updating Repositories One area that has changed quite a bit over the last few iterations of the Jetson L4T releases is the way that a developer can Read more …

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Fall Cleaning Repositories, 2021

September 8, 2021 kangalow 0

We’re starting fall cleaning here at JetsonHacks! That means updating some of our code repositories and articles. With the release of JetPack 4.6, there’s a lot of work and heavy lifting we need to do! One of the longer term goals is to have a more common code/script base across Read more …

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JetPack 4.6 Production Release

August 10, 2021 kangalow 7

JetPack 4.6 – L4T 32.6.1 is now available! JetPack 4.6 is the latest release for the NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kits and modules. There are lots of goodies. Some of the highlights include Over-The-Air (OTA) updates, Triton Inference Server, and a new 20 watt mode for the Jetson Xavier NX. Go Read more …

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A.I. Triad Website

March 14, 2021 kangalow 1

Here’s a new, useful website for Jetson related information and demonstrations: ai-triad.com The website is run by one of the newly minted Jetson Champions, Joev Valdivia. Money quote: I believe the combination of NVIDIA Transfer Learning Toolkit, Deepstream and the Jetson Devices are going to open up new frontiers for Read more …

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JetPack 4.5 Production Release

January 21, 2021 kangalow 7

JetPack 4.5 – L4T 32.5 is now available! The big news? Boot from USB or NVMe! You should check it out. Here’s the official blurb from NVIDIA, note the Webinars on Feb. 9 and Feb. 11, 2021: We are pleased to announce JetPack 4.5 1, a production release supporting Jetson AGX Xavier Read more …

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State of JetsonHacks 2020

December 31, 2020 kangalow 2

“May you live in interesting times.” Some people are going to look back on 2020, but it will be difficult to get any type of useful, reasonable perspective for several years. But I know you don’t care about any of that. You want to know how it effects JetsonHacks. First, Read more …

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Visual Studio Code

November 28, 2020 kangalow 2

Microsoft now supports ARM 64 machines like the NVIDIA Jetsons and Raspberry Pi within Visual Studio Code. Looky here: Background Last year we did an article on installing Visual Studio Code using a community build. While this is great, Microsoft now supports ARM 64 builds directly. In addition in the Read more …

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Save 1GB of Memory! Use LXDE on your Jetson

November 7, 2020 kangalow 10

The introduction of the Jetson Nano 2GB ships with a different desktop environment than the other Jetsons. The desktop environment is LXDE. You can change over to this desktop environment fairly easily. Looky here: Background Up till now, the default desktop environment on the Jetson has been Unity/GNOME. Unity is Read more …

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Let’s Backup!

July 21, 2020 kangalow 3

Once you have your Jetson all setup the way you like it, back it up! Nuts and Bolts If you are only interested in a backup method, we’ve written some scripts that use the Linux rsync command line utility to backup the root directory of a Jetson to another directory. Read more …