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3 Ubuntu Tips for NVIDIA Jetson

September 28, 2019 kangalow 1

The Jetson Developer Kits are currently running a custom version of Ubuntu 18.04. If you are making the switch from another computer OS to the Jetson, here’s three tips. Looky here: Background The current versions of the Jetson Developer Kits (Jetson Nano, Jetson TX2 and Jetson AGX Xavier) are running Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Run From USB Drive

September 17, 2019 kangalow 34

Here’s a fast way to set up your Jetson Nano to run from a USB drive. Looky here: Background For external storage, the Jetson Nano uses a Micro SD Card. The SD card holds the operating system, applications and any data in use. In the overall scheme of things, this Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Add a Fan!

September 8, 2019 kangalow 4

If you run you Jetson Nano under heavy workloads, you may find it useful to add a fan. Looky here: Background Under most conditions, the large heatsink on the Jetson Nano keeps the system running within the design thermal limits. However there may be times when running very GPU intensive Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Headless Setup

August 21, 2019 kangalow 20

Many people would like to set up their Jetson Nano without the need of attaching the Jetson to a monitor and keyboard (headless setup). With the advent of JetPack 4.2.1, this is now possible! Looky here: Background In earlier versions of JetPack, there was a requirement that the Jetson be Read more …

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JetsonHacksNano Github Updates

July 27, 2019 kangalow 5

With the release of JetPack 4.2.1, L4T 32.2 is now available for the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Several of the JetsonHacksNano Github repositories on the JetsonHacksNano account have been updated to support this release. Note that each of these repositories have associated releases to match the repository with the Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Using I2C

July 22, 2019 kangalow 28

A simple way to control Servo Motors on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is to connect the Jetson Nano via I2C to a PWM Driver. Looks here: Background There are four types of serial communication ports on the Jetson Nano. The most obvious is USB, which is where you Read more …

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JetPack 4.2.1 Release

July 22, 2019 kangalow 8

NVIDIA has released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2. Here’s the JetPack release page. JetPack 4.2.1 (Image courtesy NVIDIA) Here’s the announcement from the NVIDIA forums: NVIDIA is excited to have released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2, the latest production release including new features and improvements for Jetson Nano, Jetson TX1/TX2, Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Automount Drive

April 17, 2019 kangalow 0

There are times when you need to have your external drives mounted when the Jetson Nano boots. Let’s go over it! Looky here: Introduction The Ubuntu documentation has a good summary of storage devices, volumes and partitions. Money quote: The word volume is used to describe a storage device, like a hard Read more …

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The $99 Jetson Nano – First Peek

March 18, 2019 kangalow 9

Today NVIDIA announced the Jetson Nano, a $99 USD “Jetson for Everyone”. This is a preliminary look, details subject to change as we learn more. Update video 3/25/2019: Background There have been several models of the Jetson over the last 5 years, starting with the Jetson TK1 and most recently Read more …

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State of JetsonHacks 2018

December 31, 2018 kangalow 1

It’s that time of year. Let me start by thanking everyone for reading and participating in the JetsonHacks community. As for 2019 – Let’s assume right now it will be great! Background It’s traditional here to recap statistics about the website on the last day of the year. Let’s preface Read more …