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Building Android LineageOS: A Step-By-Step Guide for ODROID-XU4

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Building Android LineageOS: A Step-By-Step Guide for ODROID-XU4

This guide will show you how to download and compile the Android kernel for ODROID-XU4. If you have not built Android on your desktop yet, please read Google’s official build environment setup guide at http://bit.ly/1Hd3Z3P. Carefully review this before you proceed, or you may have unexpected errors and will need to read through long and complicated build logs to find the problem. We used Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with 8GB of RAM since other newer versions of Ubuntu have had some issues while building the Android OS. http://bit.ly/2yGT5Tw If you want to build the full Android source tree, don’t download and build the kernel...

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How to use an Android OS with ODROID-XU4

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How to use an Android OS with ODROID-XU4

What I need : ODROID-XU48GB microSD Card, class 105V/4A power supplyUSB multi readerPC or Macmonitor and HDMI cableEtcher (https://etcher.io/) : https://odroidinc.com/blogs/news/the-easiest-way-to-install-new-os Make the ODROID-XU4 alive : 1. Flash the Android OS to the microSD card.  Here's the current version of Android OS for the microSD Card : android-4.4.4-alpha-5.6-sd_installer-odroidxu4-20170912.img.zip. (See details instructions to flash onto the microSD : https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-xu4/os_images/android/android#android_444_v56) 2. Make sure to slide switch position to "uSD".    3. Connect the monitor.  4. Plug in the 5Volt 4Amp power supply 5. The resolution of the monitor is supported by the OS.  https://wiki.odroid.com/troubleshooting/supported_resolutions

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How to upgrade the ODROID-XU4 Android eMMC Module to the latest OS version

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How to upgrade the ODROID-XU4 Android eMMC Module to the latest OS version

If you have an ODROID eMMC module that is a red PCB, you can install the latest ODROID-XU4 OS. This installation will format the data stored on the eMMC Module so, please backup your data first before proceeding.  (The guide for installing Linux OS is here) This guide is to install/update the newest Android OS to a used or older version of OS stored on your eMMC Module. You will need to install the OS installer to a microSD card and push it to the eMMC Module on the ODROID-XU4.  Before starting, disconnect anything you have attached to the ODROID-XU4. Check the latest version of OS from...

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Tips for updating Linux to the latest version for ODROID-XU4

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Tips for updating Linux to the latest version for ODROID-XU4

When you first boot up the ODROID-XU4 with Linux, it will be turned off automatically for system con-figuration. You need to turn it on again by pressing the power button or unplug and plug the power cable. The OS uses about 5GB of storage space, so keep this in mind when selecting an OS storage capacity. System default login:  Username : odroid           Password : odroid Open a terminal and type the below commands: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt install linux-image-xu3 sudo reboot

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Upgrade your OS to the latest Ubuntu 16.04.3.

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Upgrade your OS to the latest Ubuntu 16.04.3.

https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-xu4/os_images/linux/ubuntu_4.9/20170824Upgrade your OS to the latest Ubuntu 16.04.3. There has been huge update archived that improve the system and stability.1. Canonical announced a point release of Ubuntu 16.04.3 a couple of weeks ago.2. Kernel has changed to 4.9.44 from 4.9.27. There are tons of patches to improve system features.3. Modern Uboot-2017 has been ported to support the KVM virtualization as well the PXE/TFTP features.We are happy to release a new OS image with all these improvements.You can find a release note and a download link in this WiKi page.https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-xu4/os_images/linux/ubuntu_4.9/20170824If you need a headless server image without heavy desktop GUI for...

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