Ubuntu 15.04 Mate Desktop for ODROID-XU3

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Ubuntu 15.04 is running on the XU3 board.
The Mate desktop is running beautifully and actively. The Mali-T628 GPU driver r5p1 version has been ported and works smoothly with the Chrome browser.

HardKernel is going to release the OS image within 3 weeks.

Product information :


  1. Get Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) for ODROID-XU3/XU3Lite

    Release note!

    Kernel 3.10.72
    Mate Desktop (V1.8.2)
    Kernel updates can be performed with apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
    Mali-T628 GPU driver is updated to r5p1 from r4p0.
    Merged Wifi Drivers from 3.18 (Kernel Backports) (Fixes Wifi Module #4 compatibility issue)
    AX88179 GBit Ethernet driver is updated to support the TSO option
    RTL8153 GBit Ethernet driver is enabled
    USB 2.0 host driver initialization code is added
    Disable the software compositing for faster EGL rendering.
    ioboard_bh1780, ioboard_bmp180 and ioboard_keyled drivers are listed in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf by default
    EnergyMonitor is updated to V1.2 to fix the wrong display of frequencies.

    ODROID forum : http://forum.odroid.com/viewforum.php?f=95

  2. It's been more than 3 weeks. No hurry if there's polishing to do, but I'm getting inpatient! Fullscreen mode and hopefully fixed driver performance is gonna be great!

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