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Old 02-25-2016, 12:49 PM   #1
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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
 
Old 02-25-2016, 07:29 PM   #2
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Short answer yes. Onboard application makes a good touchscreen keyboard on my 3 touchscreen computers.
 
Old 02-25-2016, 07:32 PM   #3
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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.

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Old 02-25-2016, 10:12 PM   #4
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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.

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Old 02-25-2016, 11:09 PM   #5
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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!

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Old 02-26-2016, 09:57 AM   #6
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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
 
Old 02-26-2016, 10:06 AM   #7
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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

OH!! OH!!

read these articals somehow found on goggle.com
 
Old 02-26-2016, 11:43 AM   #8
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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.

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Old 02-26-2016, 11:45 AM   #9
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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
Yes.
 
Old 02-26-2016, 11:51 AM   #10
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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.

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Old 02-26-2016, 04:23 PM   #11
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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...

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Old 02-27-2016, 04:21 AM   #12
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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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