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Aivis 02-25-2016 11:49 AM

Can Intel Atom tablet run Ubuntu or Debian..or even Kali?
 
Hello.
So i have win 8.1 tablet for a months and i had an conversation about Ubuntu and Ubuntu phone.
and i thinked about trying Ubuntu/Debian/Kali or DSL on that tablet.
can they run on these specs
Intel Atom Bay Trail 1,33GHz with integrated GPU
1GB DDR3 RAM

rokytnji 02-25-2016 06:29 PM

Short answer yes. Onboard application makes a good touchscreen keyboard on my 3 touchscreen computers.

tux100 02-25-2016 06:32 PM

Atom is pretty underpowered. Most Atoms are Netbooks.
So install KodiBuntu on it. https://kodi.tv/download/
Kodi and Kodibuntu are amazing.
I will save you some time.
Do not install a recent Ubuntu (including KodiBuntu) onto a CPU that does not have PAE.
A lot of old laptops haved the Pentium M.
You can disable PAE in the boot kernel options, but better to just get a recent netbook.
Atom processors do not have the kernel PAE issue (not 100% sure of that)

I will send you another tip.
Use KodiBuntu if you want to use your NetBook as a multimedia player for movies video and music.

If you really want a linux gui on a Netbook than install LUBUNTU.
Not Ubuntu, but L-Ubuntu. It uses the LXDE desktop.

jefro 02-25-2016 09:12 PM

Most of those baytrail Atoms can run linux in 64 bit. Look at the web pages on it but use terms also to include the intel compute stick as the platform is basically the same. There are ways to fool the uefi to boot 64 stub then load a 32 bit os I think (maybe the other way round?).

You may loose access to the emmc card if you don't run uefi and yours can run legacy.

YomenT 02-25-2016 10:09 PM

You could try something called Ubuntu Touch but it is more of a mobile OS like KDE Mobile. There are a lot of cons to it such as it is still under development, its apps are very limited, etc. But you can give it a try and post your findings. Although I am not sure if KDE Mobile is available for tablets, but I'm pretty sure Ubuntu Touch is.

But no matter what you choose to do, good luck on getting Linux on your tablet!

Aivis 02-26-2016 08:57 AM

Ok.tnx. I will try Ubuntu touch and Lubuntu.
And can i try any OS from micro sd card becouse i lost my USB flash drive:D

BW-userx 02-26-2016 09:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aivis (Post 5506052)
Hello.
So i have win 8.1 tablet for a months and i had an conversation about Ubuntu and Ubuntu phone.
and i thinked about trying Ubuntu/Debian/Kali or DSL on that tablet.
can they run on these specs
Intel Atom Bay Trail 1,33GHz with integrated GPU
1GB DDR3 RAM


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erik2282 02-26-2016 10:43 AM

Yes it will run. My friend gave me an HP netbook 2 years ago that already had Debian Wheezy on it. It had KDE with all desktop effects turned off and it ran decent for basic computing.

This is the same one I had.
http://www.amazon.com/HP-110-1030NR-.../dp/B002BH4N12


EDIT
: I'm sorry, I just reread your post and saw you have a tablet. Not sure if it'll work on tablet as I have no experience on these.

rokytnji 02-26-2016 10:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aivis (Post 5506545)
Ok.tnx. I will try Ubuntu touch and Lubuntu.
And can i try any OS from micro sd card becouse i lost my USB flash drive:D

Yes.

Aivis 02-26-2016 10:51 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by YomenT (Post 5506314)
You could try something called Ubuntu Touch but it is more of a mobile OS like KDE Mobile. There are a lot of cons to it such as it is still under development, its apps are very limited, etc. But you can give it a try and post your findings. Although I am not sure if KDE Mobile is available for tablets, but I'm pretty sure Ubuntu Touch is.

But no matter what you choose to do, good luck on getting Linux on your tablet!

I located ubuntu touch preinstalled Tar.gz file...but how to get it on any USB flash drive? And boot it.
I can open it with winrar on my main PC but whats next i don't know
And can i use Lubuntu, dsl or Elive.
I want to keep win 8 on tablet and use linux from flash drive.

YomenT 02-26-2016 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aivis (Post 5506598)
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I located ubuntu touch preinstalled Tar.gz file...but how to get it on any USB flash drive? And boot it.
I can open it with winrar on my main PC but whats next i don't know
And can i use Lubuntu, dsl or Elive.
I want to keep win 8 on tablet and use linux from flash drive.

Well with Ubuntu Touch you're not going to do what you usually do with Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Manjaro, etc. You're going to flash it onto the tablet. Just like you would with a phone. I'm not entirely sure how that process goes but you're actually not going to need any other device like a flash drive or SD card. I'll provide a link that will walk you through this.

https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/star...u-for-devices/

EDIT: Sorry I didn't see the part where you said you want to use Linux from a flash drive. When you say that I guess you mean as a LiveUSB. But you can't do that with Ubuntu Touch. At least to my knowledge you can't...

Aivis 02-27-2016 03:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by YomenT (Post 5506778)
Well with Ubuntu Touch you're not going to do what you usually do with Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Manjaro, etc. You're going to flash it onto the tablet. Just like you would with a phone. I'm not entirely sure how that process goes but you're actually not going to need any other device like a flash drive or SD card. I'll provide a link that will walk you through this.

https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/star...u-for-devices/

EDIT: Sorry I didn't see the part where you said you want to use Linux from a flash drive. When you say that I guess you mean as a LiveUSB. But you can't do that with Ubuntu Touch. At least to my knowledge you can't...

Ohh.thats bad. But i will try Elive Linux what is USBLive linux. Or Lubuntu try before install.


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