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'''Key between Fn and Alt'''
'''Key between Fn and Alt'''

Revision as of 13:07, 19 November 2018

Software and OS Image Downloads


Under '1080P Pinebook Software and OS Image Download Section' you will find a complete list of currently supported Operating System images that work with the Pinebook as well as other related software. The list includes OS images and descriptions of:

Quick Links to OS Images Build Sources

Some of the provided OS images are still in beta or nightly build and only fit for testing purposes. These images ought to be avoided for normal usage - use them at your own risk

Pinebook Service Step-by-Step Guides

Under 'Service Guides for Pinebook' you can instructions guides concerning disassembly of:

Note: The installation process is the reverse order of removal guide

  • 11.6″ Pinebook Lithium Battery Pack Removal Guide
  • 11.6″ Pinebook LCD Panel Screen Removal Guide
  • 11.6″ Pinebook eMMC Module Removal Guide

Pinebook Information

  • Dimensions: 299mm x 200mm x 12mm (WxDxH - 11" Pinebook)
  • Weight: 1.04Kg (11" Pinebook)
  • Input Power: DC 5V @ 3A

SoC and Memory Specification

  • Based on Allwinner A64

Allwinner A64.jpg

CPU Architecture

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 Processor@1152Mhz
  • A power-efficient ARM v8 architecture
  • 64 and 32bit execution states for scalable high performance
  • Support NEON Advanced SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) instruction for acceleration of media and signal processing function
  • Support Large Physical Address Extensions(LPAE)
  • VFPv4 Floating Point Unit
  • 32KB L1 Instruction cache and 32KB L1 Data cache
  • 512KB L2 cache

GPU Architecture

System Memory

  • System RAM Memory: 2GB
  • Storage Memory: 16GB eMMC module, can be upgrade to 32GB or 64GB eMMC module


  • Lithium Polymer Battery (10,000mAH)


  • Mini Digital Video Port (Type A - mini)


  • 3.5mm stereo earphone/microphone plug


  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.0
  • 10/100Mbps USB Ethernet Dongle (Optional)


  • microSD - bootable, support SDHC and SDXC, storage up to 256GB
  • USB - 2 USB2.0 Host port

Expansion Ports

  • mini Digital Video port
  • microSD card port - support SD, SDHC, SDXC uo to 256GB
  • 2x USB 2.0 port
  • earphone plug with UART console mux circuit

Pinebook Schematics and Certifications

Datasheets for Components and Peripherals

Other Resources


Key left of Z

How to map the key next to Z to the symbols on \ and | (rather than <>) ?

Choose the alternative international US keyboard layout. The name will vary depending on you desktop environment:

  • English (US, alt. intl.)
  • English (US, international AltGr Unicode combining, alternative)
  • English (US, alternative internatioinal)

Key between Fn and Alt

How to map the key between Fn and Alt to SUPER / META ?

The initial setup in many desktop environments maps the key between Fn and Alt to MENU. Although the menu key can be useful as well (e.g. spell correction in the browser) many Desktop environments and window manager also use the Super key for many other useful functions. And user are probably user to have the META key near Ctrl and Alt.

In X-windows the following command maps the key between Fn and Alt to SUPER and also the Caps-Lock key to MENU.

setxkbmap -option caps:menu,altwin:alt_super_win

Set display brightness in the terminal

To set the display brightness in the terminal use this command:

xbacklight -setXX

XX is the percentage (%) of brightness.

e.g. xbacklight -set70

for 70% brightness