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= OS Image Releases =
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= Linux OS Image Releases =
== Debian Desktop ==
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For information on how to install these images onto your device, please see the [[NOOB]] Page, which includes information on writing images to the device eMMC or an SD card.
[[File:debian.png|right|100px]]
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If Manjaro is installed on the eMMC you may experience issues booting different installations from SD card. [https://gitlab.manjaro.org/snippets/490 List of known affected distros and workaround].
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== elementary OS ==
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[[File:elementaryLogo.png|right|100px]]
  
=== Debian Desktop Community Build Image [microSD to eMMC] by mrfixit2001 ===
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=== elementary OS 6 [microSD/eMMC boot] ===
* This is the default OS comes with Pinebook Pro
 
* Included Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
 
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card / 16GB eMMC module and above):
 
** [https://github.com/mrfixit2001/debian_desktop/releases/download/191123/pinebookpro-debian-desktop-mrfixit-191123.img.xz Direct download release build 191123 from mrfixit2001's github]
 
*** MD5 (img file): BF67F3A0229769A7472D418AD45F8AB0
 
*** File Size: 1.19GB
 
* Login with
 
** username: rock
 
** password: rock
 
  
== Focal MATE / GNOME ==
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* Full version of elementary OS optimized for Pinebook Pro
[[File:UbuntuLogo.png|right|100px]]
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* Experimental [https://builds.elementary.io/ “Early Access” build of elementary OS 6] (which has not been released as stable)
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** Size: ~1.2 GB (varies since images are built daily)
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* Polished first-run setup which helps you create a user before logging in
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* Downloading, installation, etc. details at the [https://github.com/elementary/os/wiki/Pinebook-Pro elementary OS Wiki]
  
=== Focal MATE and GNOME Community Builds [microSD/ eMMC Boot] by ayufan ===
 
* Desktop Images featurng a standard Ubuntu suite of software to get you started.
 
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
 
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases Direct download for latests releases and pre-releases on ayufan's github]
 
** size: 1.06GB
 
* Login with
 
** username: rock64
 
** password: set on initial boot
 
  
== Bionic LXDE ==
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==Kali Linux==
[[File:lxde.png|right|100px]]
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[[File:Kali.jpeg|right|100px]]
  
=== Bionic LXDE Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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=== Kali Linux prebuilt OS images for Pinebook Pro [SD/eMMC boot]===
* Included LXDE Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
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* Official pre-built OS images of Kali Linux for the Pinebook Pro featuring all tools you'd expect from the distribution.
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
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* DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases/download/0.9.14/bionic-lxde-pinebookpro-0.9.14-1159-armhf.img.xz Direct download release build 0.9.14 from ayufan's github]
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** [https://www.offensive-security.com/kali-linux-arm-images/ Direct download latest images from Offensive Security's website]
** MD5 (XZ file): B74E8366615DAE89AEB5CC878F2B316B
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** size: 2.0GB
** size: 763MB
 
 
* Login with
 
* Login with
** username: rock64
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** username: kali
** password: rock64
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** password: kali
  
== Bionic Mate ==
 
[[File:mate.png|right|100px]]
 
  
=== Bionic Mate Community Build Image [microSD Boot] by ayufan ===
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== Arch Linux ==
* Included Mate Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
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[[File:Archlinux-logo.png|right|100px]]
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
 
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases/download/0.9.14/bionic-mate-pinebookpro-0.9.14-1159-armhf.img.xz Direct download release build 0.9.14 from ayufan's github]
 
** MD5 (XZ file): 5F60494B9248570FAF5853860A26B489
 
** size: 1.06GB
 
* Login with
 
** username: rock64
 
** password: rock64
 
  
== Arch Linux ARM ==
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=== Arch Linux ARM install image [microSD/USB Boot] ===
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* archiso image customized for Arch Linux ARM on the Pinebook Pro
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* DD image (for 1GB or larger microSD card/USB stick):
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** [https://github.com/nadiaholmquist/archiso-pbp/releases Direct download for latest releases from GitHub]
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** size: 579MB
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* Automatic login as root
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* Make sure to thoroughly read the [https://github.com/nadiaholmquist/archiso-pbp/blob/master/README.md readme] and [https://github.com/nadiaholmquist/archiso-pbp/blob/master/FAQ.md FAQ], otherwise follow the normal Arch installation guide.
  
* A minimal Arch Linux ARM image, it is set up as a single ext4 partition and only has the minimum packages needed to boot the Pinebook Pro and connect to Wi-Fi. The image could either be used as-is, or written to an SD card to use to set up an Arch system yourself on the eMMC.
 
* The Pinebook Pro-specific packages are taken from Brian Salcedo's repository.
 
* DD image:
 
** [https://github.com/nadiaholmquist/arch-pbp/releases/download/20200128/alarm-2020-01-28.img.xz Direct download pre-built image 2020-01-28 from nadiaholmquist's github]
 
  
 
== Manjaro ARM ==
 
== Manjaro ARM ==
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* The Manjaro project offers a mainline kernel with patches and modules to support PBPro hardware in two flavors. Both provide DD images and installer images (DD to SD card which will then install to eMMC when booted).
 
* The Manjaro project offers a mainline kernel with patches and modules to support PBPro hardware in two flavors. Both provide DD images and installer images (DD to SD card which will then install to eMMC when booted).
* To learn more about Manjaro please visit [https://forum.manjaro.org/tags/manjaroarm Manjaro Forum]  
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* To learn more about Manjaro please visit [https://forum.manjaro.org/tags/manjaroarm Manjaro Forum]
* '''Pitfall''': When using the EMMC installer from SD card, you may get stuck on the bootsplash animation forever. But that's just the image masking the TUI (text mode user interface) installer. Just press escape after like some seconds or so, and you will have an easy-to-follow installer. See foum post: [https://forum.manjaro.org/t/manjaro-arm-installer-to-emmc/115599/2 manjaro-arm-installer to eMMC]
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* You can follow the ongoing discussion about Twister OS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8207)
  
 
=== Manjaro ARM with KDE (Plasma) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
 
=== Manjaro ARM with KDE (Plasma) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
  
* [https://manjaro.org/download/arm/pinebook-pro/arm8-pinebook-pro-kde-plasma/ Direct download from Manjaro]  (microSD image only)
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* [https://manjaro.org/downloads/arm/pinebook-pro/arm8-pinebook-pro-kde-plasma/ Direct download from Manjaro]  (microSD image only)
 
* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/kde-plasma/ Direct download from osdn.net] (both microSD and emmc-installer images)
 
* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/kde-plasma/ Direct download from osdn.net] (both microSD and emmc-installer images)
  
 
=== Manjaro ARM with GTK (XFCE) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
 
=== Manjaro ARM with GTK (XFCE) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
  
* [https://manjaro.org/download/arm/pinebook-pro/arm8-pinebook-pro-xfce/ Direct download from Manjaro]
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* [https://manjaro.org/downloads/arm/pinebook-pro/arm8-pinebook-pro-xfce/ Direct download from Manjaro]
 
* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/xfce/ Direct download from osdn.net]
 
* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/xfce/ Direct download from osdn.net]
  
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* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/i3/ Direct download from osdn.net]
 
* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/i3/ Direct download from osdn.net]
  
=== Manjaro ARM Test Build Image with GTK (Gnome) desktop [microSD Boot] ===
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=== Manjaro ARM with Sway tiling window manager [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
  
* [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_nJXc5rlUKwNJJYRFqYDAwpeGitljTCz/view?usp=sharing/ Direct download from Google Drive]
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* [https://osdn.net/projects/manjaro-arm/storage/pbpro/sway/ Direct download from osdn.net]
  
== Q4OS ==
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=== Manjaro ARM installer ===
[[File:q4os.png|right|100px]]
 
  
=== Q4OS Test Build Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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The [https://gitlab.manjaro.org/manjaro-arm/applications/manjaro-arm-installer manjaro-arm-installer] script is intended to install Manjaro ARM directly to SD/eMMC cards without the need for images (including LXQT, Mate & CuboCore editions, as well as full disk encryption). Running on a Linux x86 computer, it can install Manjaro ARM directly to an empty eMMC using an eMMC to USB adapter. The script can also be run from SD to install an image to the eMMC.
* Q4OS is advertised as a 'fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment'
 
* To learn more please visit the [https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8385 PINE64 forum] or official [https://q4os.org/index.html Q4OS website]
 
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card / eMMC module and above)
 
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/q4os/files/testing/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
*  User account and password are created on first run
 
  
  
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== OpenSUSE ==
 
[[File:Opensuse1.png|right|100px]]
 
[[File:Opensuse1.png|right|100px]]
  
 
=== OpenSUSE XFCE OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
 
=== OpenSUSE XFCE OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
* This image contains an install openSUSE tumbleweed with XFCE desktop environment.
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* This image contains an install of openSUSE tumbleweed with XFCE desktop environment.
 
* To learn more about OpenSUSE please visit the [https://www.opensuse.org/ official website].
 
* To learn more about OpenSUSE please visit the [https://www.opensuse.org/ official website].
 
* Pinebook Pro build instructions can be found [https://github.com/smithmcgriff/opensuse-on-pinebookpro-gnome here]
 
* Pinebook Pro build instructions can be found [https://github.com/smithmcgriff/opensuse-on-pinebookpro-gnome here]
* DD image (for 16GB micoSD card / eMMC module and above)
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* DD image (for 16GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
 
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/opensuse-on-pinebookpro/files/Rel_1/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/opensuse-on-pinebookpro/files/Rel_1/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
* login with:
 
* login with:
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* To learn more about OpenSUSE please visit the [https://www.opensuse.org/ official website].
 
* To learn more about OpenSUSE please visit the [https://www.opensuse.org/ official website].
 
* Pinebook Pro build instructions can be found [https://github.com/smithmcgriff/opensuse-on-pinebookpro-gnome here]
 
* Pinebook Pro build instructions can be found [https://github.com/smithmcgriff/opensuse-on-pinebookpro-gnome here]
* DD image (for 16GB micoSD card / eMMC module and above)
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* DD image (for 16GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
 
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/opensuse-on-pinebookpro/files/Rel_1/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/opensuse-on-pinebookpro/files/Rel_1/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
* login with:
 
* login with:
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[[File:fedora1.png|right|100px]]
 
[[File:fedora1.png|right|100px]]
  
=== Fedora GNOME3 OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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=== Fedora 34/33/32 Gnome/KDE/Minimal Images [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
* This image contains an install of Fedora with GNOME3 desktop environment.  
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* Unofficial images based on Fedora, and a [https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/aptupdate/pinebook-pro/ copr] repository for kernel and tweaks.
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* To learn more about how they are build [https://github.com/bengtfredh/pinebook-pro-fedora-installer Install script].
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* DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above) [https://github.com/bengtfredh/pinebook-pro-fedora-installer/wiki/How-to-Resize---Expand-a-Btrfs-Volume---Filesystem How to expand btrfs]
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** [https://s3.fredhs.net/minio/pinebook-pro-image/ Fedora Pinebook Pro Images]
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=== Fedora 32 Cinnamon Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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* This image contains an install of Fedora with [https://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/ Cinnamon] desktop environment.  
 
* To learn more about Fedora please visit the [https://getfedora.org/ official website].
 
* To learn more about Fedora please visit the [https://getfedora.org/ official website].
* Pinebook Pro build instructions can be found [https://github.com/smithmcgriff/Fedora-on-pinebookpro here]
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* DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card / eMMC module and above)
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** [https://builds.armdevelopers.com/pinebook-pro/releases/dev/Fedora32-Cinnamon-Desktop-202009.0.pinebook-pro.img.xz Fedora 32 Pinebook Pro Image]
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/opensuse-on-pinebookpro/files/Rel_2/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 
 
* login with:
 
* login with:
** username: tux
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** username: root
** password: susepassword
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** password: fedora
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=== Fedora 32 KDE Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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* This image contains an install of Fedora with [https://kde.org/ KDE aka Plasma] desktop environment.
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* To learn more about Fedora please visit the [https://getfedora.org/ official website].
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* DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
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** [https://builds.armdevelopers.com/pinebook-pro/releases/dev/Fedora32-KDE-Desktop-202009.0.pinebook-pro.img.xz Fedora 32 Pinebook Pro Image]
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* login with:
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** username: root
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** password: fedora
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=== Fedora 32 Xfce Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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* This image contains an install of Fedora with [https://xfce.org/ xfce] desktop environment.
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* To learn more about Fedora please visit the [https://getfedora.org/ official website].
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* DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
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** [https://builds.armdevelopers.com/pinebook-pro/releases/dev/Fedora32-Xfce-Desktop-202009.0.pinebook-pro.img.xz Fedora 32 Pinebook Pro Image]
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* login with:
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** username: root
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** password: fedora
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=== Fedora 32 Workstation OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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* This image contains an install of Fedora with [https://www.gnome.org/gnome-3/ GNOME 3] desktop environment.
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* To learn more about Fedora please visit the [https://getfedora.org/ official website].
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* DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
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** [https://builds.armdevelopers.com/pinebook-pro/releases/dev/Fedora32-Workstation-202009.0.pinebook-pro.img.xz Fedora 32 Pinebook Pro Image]
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* login with:
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** username: root
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** password: fedora
  
 
== Armbian ==
 
== Armbian ==
 
[[File:armbian.png|right|100px]]
 
[[File:armbian.png|right|100px]]
  
=== Armbian [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
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* To find out more about Armbian and available options please visit their [https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/ site]
* Armbian provides well maintained Debian and Ubuntu OS images tailored to ARM devices
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* DD image to microSD card or eMMC module and boot. Highly recommend using [https://etcher.io/ Etcher]
* To learn more please visit the [https://www.armbian.com/ Armbian's website]
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* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card / eMMC module and above)
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=== Armbian Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop mainline kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
** [https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/ Direct download latest release from Armbian]
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* Armbian provides a mainline kernel build images for Ubuntu Focal with XFCE Desktop
* login with:
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* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card or eMMC Module and above)
** username: root
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** [https://dl.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/Focal_current_desktop Armbian's Pinebook Pro Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop download site]
** password: 1234
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=== Armbian Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]  ===
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* Armbian provides a legacy kernel 4.4 build images for Ubuntu Focal with XFCE Desktop
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* DD image (for 8GB microSD card or eMMC Module and above)
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** [https://dl.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/Focal_legacy_desktop Armbian's Pinebook Pro Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop download site]
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=== Armbian Debian Buster XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]  ===
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* Armbian provides a legacy kernel 4.4 build images for Debian Buster with XFCE Desktop
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* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card or eMMC Module and above)
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** [https://dl.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/Buster_legacy_desktop Armbian's Pinebook Pro Debian Buster XFCE Desktop download site]
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=== Armbian Ubuntu Bionic XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]  ===
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* Armbian provides a legacy kernel 4.4 build images for Ubuntu Bionic with XFCE Desktop
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* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card or eMMC Module and above)
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** [https://dl.armbian.com/pinebook-pro/Bionic_legacy_desktop Armbian's Pinebook Pro Ubuntu Bionic XFCE Desktop download site]
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== AOSC ==
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[[File:aosc.png|right|100px]]
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* To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official [https://aosc.io/ AOSC website]
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* AOSC using LZ4 compression algorithm, please visit the [https://github.com/lz4/lz4 LZ4 github site] for utility
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* 8GB microSD card or eMMC module and above
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* Login with
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** username: aosc
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** password: anthon
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=== AOSC KDE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/kde/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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=== AOSC GNOME Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/gnome/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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=== AOSC MATE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/mate/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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=== AOSC Cinnamon Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/cinnamon/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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=== AOSC XFCE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/xfce/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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=== AOSC LXDE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* [https://releases.aosc.io/os-arm64/rockchip64/lxde/pinebook-pro/ Direct download from AOSC]
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== Twister OS ==
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[[File:Twister_OS.png|right|100px]]
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=== Twister OS Armbian-Reforged XFCE Dsktop beta images [SD boot]===
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* For more infomation on Twister OS, please visit this {https://twisteros.com/ official site]
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* You can follow the ongoing discussion about Twister OS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=12192)
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* After flashing image with Etcher, edit /boot/armbianEnv.txt, replace the dtb name with rk3399-pinebook-pro.dtb.
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* DD image (for 16GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
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** [https://twisteros.com/twisterarmbian.html Direct download latest images from Twister OS's website]
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** size: 2.8GB
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* Login with
 +
** password: asdasd
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=== Twister OS Monka-Manjaro XFCE Dsktop beta images [SD boot]===
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* For more infomation on Twister OS, please visit this {https://twisteros.com/ official site]
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* You can follow the ongoing discussion about Twister OS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=12192)
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* After flashing image with Etcher, edit /boot/armbianEnv.txt, replace the dtb name with rk3399-pinebook-pro.dtb.
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* DD image (for 16GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
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** [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I0yHIDfezqnz1jdphJ4gooWbGtNw0ArW/view?usp=sharing Direct download latest images from Google Drive]
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** size: 8.9GB
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* Login with
 +
** username: pi
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** password: root
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== Debian Desktop ==
 +
[[File:debian.png|right|100px]]
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=== Debian Desktop Community Build Image [microSD to eMMC] by mrfixit2001 ===
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* This was previously the default operating system for the Pinebook Pro
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* Includes desktop, Firefox browser, and LibreOffice
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* DD image (for 8GB microSD card / 16GB eMMC module and above):
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** [https://github.com/mrfixit2001/debian_desktop/releases/download/191226/pinebookpro-debian-desktop-mrfixit191226.img.xz Direct download release build 191226 from mrfixit2001's github]
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*** MD5 (img file): 59838c1518b8b6da86a00d38b31ae904
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*** File Size: 1.19GB
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* Login with
 +
** username: rock
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** password: rock
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== Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa MATE / GNOME ==
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[[File:UbuntuLogo.png|right|100px]]
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=== Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa MATE and GNOME Community Builds [microSD/ eMMC Boot] by ayufan ===
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* Desktop Images featurng a standard Ubuntu suite of software to get you started.
 +
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
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** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases Direct download for latests releases and pre-releases on ayufan's github]
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** size: 1.06GB
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* Login with
 +
** username: rock64
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** password: rock64 (must be changed on initial boot)
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== Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LXDE ==
 +
[[File:lxde.png|right|100px]]
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 +
=== Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LXDE Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
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* Included LXDE Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
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* DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
 +
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases/download/0.9.14/bionic-lxde-pinebookpro-0.9.14-1159-armhf.img.xz Direct download release build 0.9.14 from ayufan's github]
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** MD5 (XZ file): B74E8366615DAE89AEB5CC878F2B316B
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** size: 763MB
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* Login with
 +
** username: rock64
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** password: rock64
 +
 
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== Bionic Mate ==
 +
[[File:mate.png|right|100px]]
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=== Bionic Mate Community Build Image [microSD Boot] by ayufan ===
 +
* Included Mate Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
 +
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card / 16GB eMMC module and above):
 +
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/linux-build/releases/download/0.9.14/bionic-mate-pinebookpro-0.9.14-1159-armhf.img.xz Direct download release build 0.9.14 from ayufan's github]
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** MD5 (XZ file): 5F60494B9248570FAF5853860A26B489
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** size: 1.06GB
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* Login with
 +
** username: rock64
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** password: rock64
 +
 
 +
 
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== postmarketOS ==
 +
[[File:PostmarketOS logo.png|right|100px]]
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 +
===Official postmarketOS build [microSD/ eMMC Boot] ===
 +
* Official postmarketOS build with the GNOME desktop for the Pinebook Pro.
 +
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
 +
** [http://images.postmarketos.org/pinebookpro/ Direct download latest images from postmarketOS]
 +
** size: 400MB
 +
* Login with
 +
** username: demo
 +
** password: demo OR 147147
 +
 
 +
 
 +
== Q4OS ==
 +
[[File:q4os.png|right|100px]]
 +
 
 +
=== Q4OS Test Build Image [microSD / eMMC Boot] ===
 +
* Q4OS is advertised as a 'fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment'
 +
* To learn more please visit the [https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8385 PINE64 forum] or official [https://q4os.org/index.html Q4OS website]
 +
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
 +
** [https://sourceforge.net/projects/q4os/files/testing/ Direct download latest release build from SourceForge]
 +
*  User account and password are created on first run
 +
 
 +
 
 +
==Recalbox==
 +
[[File:RB.png|right|100px]]
 +
 
 +
=== Recalbox for Pinebook Pro [SD/eMMC boot]===
 +
* Recalbox is a retrogaming Linux distribution allowing for emulation of all classic videogame systems.
 +
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
 +
** [https://github.com/mrfixit2001/recalbox-rockchip/releases Direct download latest images from MrFixit's gitbub]
 +
** size: 450MB
 +
* SSH Login
 +
** username: root
 +
** password: recalboxroot
 +
 
 +
= BSD OS Image Release =
  
 
==NetBSD==
 
==NetBSD==
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* ARM64 images, (including support for Pinebook Pro), can be found here [https://www.openbsd.org/arm64.html  OpenBSD arm64]
 
* ARM64 images, (including support for Pinebook Pro), can be found here [https://www.openbsd.org/arm64.html  OpenBSD arm64]
  
== Chromium ==
+
 
 +
= Chromium OS Image Release =
 +
 
 +
== FydeOS ==
 +
[[File:FydeOS.png|right|100px]]
 +
 
 +
To learn more about FydeOS please visit [https://releases.fydeos.io/11.2/pinebook-pro]
 +
 
 +
* You can follow the ongoing discussion about FydeOS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=12201)
 +
* DD image to microSD card or eMMC module. Highly recommend using [https://etcher.io/ Etcher]
 +
** [https://fydeos.com/download/ Direct download latest release build from FydeOS by select "FydeOS for You Pinebook Pro"]
 +
 
 +
== ChromiumOS Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot] ==
 
[[File:chromium.jpg|right|100px]]
 
[[File:chromium.jpg|right|100px]]
  
=== Chromium Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot] ===
+
* DD image (for 8GB microSD card/16GB eMMC module and above)
* DD image (for 8GB micoSD card/16GB eMMC module and above)
 
 
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/chromiumos-build/releases/download/R77-12371.7.104.g78f88d6/chromiumos-rockpro64-R77-12371.7.104.g78f88d6.img.xz Direct download R77 build from ayufan's github]
 
** [https://github.com/ayufan-rock64/chromiumos-build/releases/download/R77-12371.7.104.g78f88d6/chromiumos-rockpro64-R77-12371.7.104.g78f88d6.img.xz Direct download R77 build from ayufan's github]
 
** MD5 (XZ file): 7B747B6D2B041C5C0C6434DDB524DB66
 
** MD5 (XZ file): 7B747B6D2B041C5C0C6434DDB524DB66
 
** size: 387MB
 
** size: 387MB
  
== openSUSE Tumbleweed [microSD /eMMC Boot]==
 
* Included Xfce Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
 
** DD image (for 32GB microSD card /32GB eMMC module and above):
 
  
https://github.com/smithmcgriff/openSUSE-on-pinebookpro
+
= Android Image Releases =
  
== Fedora Workstation with Gnome Desktop [microSD /eMMC Boot]==
 
* Included Gnome Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
 
** DD image (for 32GB microSD card /32GB eMMC module and above):
 
 
https://github.com/smithmcgriff/Fedora-on-pinebookpro
 
 
= Android Image Releases =
 
 
== Android 7.1 microSD ==
 
== Android 7.1 microSD ==
 
[[File:android_7.png|right|100px]]
 
[[File:android_7.png|right|100px]]
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=== Stock Android for DD method [micro SD Boot] [20190918] ===
 
=== Stock Android for DD method [micro SD Boot] [20190918] ===
 
* Production floor testing image  
 
* Production floor testing image  
* DD image to microSD card and boot.  
+
* Use 'dd' to write the image to the microSD card and boot. Using [https://www.balena.io/etcher/ Etcher] or another specialized SD writing tool is preferred.
* Highly recommend using [https://etcher.io/ Etcher] or [https://github.com/pine64dev/PINE64-Installer/blob/master/README.md#download PINE64 Installer]
 
 
* Please allow 3-5 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
 
* Please allow 3-5 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
 
* DD image for 8GB microSD card
 
* DD image for 8GB microSD card
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[[File:debian.png|right|100px]]
 
[[File:debian.png|right|100px]]
  
=== Debian Installer for Pinebook Pro ===
+
=== Daniel Thompson's Debian Installer for the Pinebook Pro ===
 
* This is an image creator and Debian installer that runs from an existing Linux OS and installs Debian Bullseye
 
* This is an image creator and Debian installer that runs from an existing Linux OS and installs Debian Bullseye
 
** Installer can configure an encrypted rootfs and provides a choice of desktops, including the default Debian desktop based on Gnome 3
 
** Installer can configure an encrypted rootfs and provides a choice of desktops, including the default Debian desktop based on Gnome 3
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For more information, see the [[Pinebook_Pro_Debian_Installer]] wiki page
 
For more information, see the [[Pinebook_Pro_Debian_Installer]] wiki page
 +
 +
=== Official Debian Installer Images ===
 +
* Uses only the upstream kernel and firmware without special patches
 +
* No graphical display yet, works only through serial console
 +
* Requires adding the non-free component to your /etc/apt/sources.list file and installing the "firmware-linux" package for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support
 +
* Installer is loaded into RAM, can install onto the same media from which it’s booted
 +
* Supports automatic partitioning and full disk encryption through LVM
 +
* Installer currently doesn't install the bootloader, leaving the installed system in an unbootable state until it's manually added
 +
 +
[https://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/arm64/daily/netboot/SD-card-images/ The relevant files are built daily here] and may sometimes be unavailable if the build system is having issues. The "README.concatenateable_images" file provides instructions on how to combine the partition.img.gz file with the firmware.pinebook-pro.rk3399.img.gz file in order to create a DD-able image.
 +
 +
The official images are '''not''' recommended yet until the display begins working and the installer properly installs the bootloader. Most users will want to see [[Pinebook Pro Debian Installer|Daniel Thompson's Debian Installer]] instead.
 +
  
 
== Gentoo Script ==
 
== Gentoo Script ==
[[File:gentoo.png|right|100px]]
+
[[File:GentooLogo.png|right|100px]]
  
 
=== Gentoo Script for Pinebook Pro ===
 
=== Gentoo Script for Pinebook Pro ===
 
* This is a script that prepares a Gentoo arm64 stage 3 tarball for the Pinebook Pro
 
* This is a script that prepares a Gentoo arm64 stage 3 tarball for the Pinebook Pro
** The script takes care of device specifics like an optimized make.conf, an overlay that provides Kernel and Firmware amongst others, and other miscellaneous fixes
+
** The script takes care of device specifics like an optimized make.conf, an overlay that provides kernel and firmware amongst others, and other miscellaneous fixes
 
* The usual tarball setup as per [https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Handbook:AMD64 Gentoo Handbook] is left to the user.
 
* The usual tarball setup as per [https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Handbook:AMD64 Gentoo Handbook] is left to the user.
 
* Forum thread with instructions at https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8765
 
* Forum thread with instructions at https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8765
 +
  
 
==Kali Script==
 
==Kali Script==
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* This is a script to create official Kali Linux OS images for the Pinebook Pro
 
* This is a script to create official Kali Linux OS images for the Pinebook Pro
 
** The script carries out the build process in entirety and is Pinebook Pro specific
 
** The script carries out the build process in entirety and is Pinebook Pro specific
* Please pull the lastest [https://gitlab.com/kalilinux/build-scripts/kali-arm/blob/master/pinebook-pro.sh Kali Linux install script] from the project's GitLab.
+
* Please pull the latest [https://gitlab.com/kalilinux/build-scripts/kali-arm/blob/master/pinebook-pro.sh Kali Linux install script] from the project's GitLab.
 
* For more information regarding building the OS image please read the README instruction at https://gitlab.com/kalilinux/build-scripts/kali-arm/blob/master/README.md
 
* For more information regarding building the OS image please read the README instruction at https://gitlab.com/kalilinux/build-scripts/kali-arm/blob/master/README.md
 +
 +
 +
==K1ss OS Script==
 +
[[File:K1ss.png|right|100px]]
 +
 +
=== K1ss Linux for Pinebook Pro ===
 +
* This is a repository containing an unofficial port of KISS Linux to aarch64. The tarball is built for generic aarch64, currently being tested on the Pinebook Pro.
 +
* Please pull the latest [https://github.com/jedavies-dev/kiss-aarch64 K1ss Linux install script] from the project's GitHub.
 +
* * You can follow the ongoing discussion about K1ss Linux on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9304)
 +
 +
 +
==NixOS Script==
 +
[[File:nixos.png|right|100px]]
 +
 +
=== NixOS for Pinebook Pro ===
 +
* This is instructions to install NixOS on the Pinebook Pro: https://nixos.wiki/wiki/NixOS_on_ARM/PINE64_Pinebook_Pro
 +
* Please pull the latest [https://github.com/samueldr/wip-pinebook-pro samueldr's repository ] from the project's GitHub.
 +
* * There is a good chance we will see Tier 1 support for aarch64, including the Pinebook Pro, in 2021 (https://github.com/NixOS/rfcs/pull/87)
 +
* * You can follow the ongoing discussion about NixOS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=10524)
 +
 +
==SkiffOS for Pinebook Pro ==
 +
[[File:SkiffOS-Icon-1.png|right|100px]]
 +
 +
=== SkiffOS Boot Image for Pinebook Pro ===
 +
* Instructions to build/install on the Pinebook Pro: https://github.com/skiffos/SkiffOS/tree/master/configs/pine64/book
 +
* Please pull the latest version from the project's GitHub.
 +
* Compiling the boot image takes approximately 30 minutes.
 +
* Easily configure the kernel, compiler, etc with Buildroot.
 +
* Pre-built ISOs will be available with the upcoming 2021.02
 +
release.
 +
 +
=== Skiff Core ===
 +
* Supports multiple distros running simultaneously.
 +
* Optionally build from scratch on device on first boot.
 +
* Pre-built multi-arch core container images are available.
 +
 +
=== GentooLTO with KDE Apps ===
 +
 +
* GentooLTO with O3 optimized KDE Desktop configuration.
 +
* Use <tt>SKIFF_CONFIG=pine64/book,core/pinebook_gentoo</tt>
 +
* Default sign-in is username "core" w/ empty password.
 +
 +
 +
[[Category:PineBook Pro]]

Latest revision as of 12:58, 27 April 2021

Contents

Linux OS Image Releases

For information on how to install these images onto your device, please see the NOOB Page, which includes information on writing images to the device eMMC or an SD card.

If Manjaro is installed on the eMMC you may experience issues booting different installations from SD card. List of known affected distros and workaround.

elementary OS

ElementaryLogo.png

elementary OS 6 [microSD/eMMC boot]

  • Full version of elementary OS optimized for Pinebook Pro
  • Experimental “Early Access” build of elementary OS 6 (which has not been released as stable)
    • Size: ~1.2 GB (varies since images are built daily)
  • Polished first-run setup which helps you create a user before logging in
  • Downloading, installation, etc. details at the elementary OS Wiki


Kali Linux

Kali.jpeg

Kali Linux prebuilt OS images for Pinebook Pro [SD/eMMC boot]


Arch Linux

Archlinux-logo.png

Arch Linux ARM install image [microSD/USB Boot]

  • archiso image customized for Arch Linux ARM on the Pinebook Pro
  • DD image (for 1GB or larger microSD card/USB stick):
  • Automatic login as root
  • Make sure to thoroughly read the readme and FAQ, otherwise follow the normal Arch installation guide.


Manjaro ARM

Manjaro.png
  • The Manjaro project offers a mainline kernel with patches and modules to support PBPro hardware in two flavors. Both provide DD images and installer images (DD to SD card which will then install to eMMC when booted).
  • To learn more about Manjaro please visit Manjaro Forum
  • You can follow the ongoing discussion about Twister OS on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8207)

Manjaro ARM with KDE (Plasma) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Manjaro ARM with GTK (XFCE) desktop [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Manjaro ARM with i3 tiling window manager [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Manjaro ARM with Sway tiling window manager [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Manjaro ARM installer

The manjaro-arm-installer script is intended to install Manjaro ARM directly to SD/eMMC cards without the need for images (including LXQT, Mate & CuboCore editions, as well as full disk encryption). Running on a Linux x86 computer, it can install Manjaro ARM directly to an empty eMMC using an eMMC to USB adapter. The script can also be run from SD to install an image to the eMMC.


OpenSUSE

Opensuse1.png

OpenSUSE XFCE OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

OpenSUSE GNOME 3 OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Fedora

Fedora1.png

Fedora 34/33/32 Gnome/KDE/Minimal Images [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Fedora 32 Cinnamon Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

  • This image contains an install of Fedora with Cinnamon desktop environment.
  • To learn more about Fedora please visit the official website.
  • DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
  • login with:
    • username: root
    • password: fedora

Fedora 32 KDE Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Fedora 32 Xfce Desktop OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

  • This image contains an install of Fedora with xfce desktop environment.
  • To learn more about Fedora please visit the official website.
  • DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
  • login with:
    • username: root
    • password: fedora

Fedora 32 Workstation OS Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]

  • This image contains an install of Fedora with GNOME 3 desktop environment.
  • To learn more about Fedora please visit the official website.
  • DD image (for 12GB microSD card / eMMC module and above)
  • login with:
    • username: root
    • password: fedora

Armbian

Armbian.png
  • To find out more about Armbian and available options please visit their site
  • DD image to microSD card or eMMC module and boot. Highly recommend using Etcher

Armbian Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop mainline kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Armbian Ubuntu Focal XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Armbian Debian Buster XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]

Armbian Ubuntu Bionic XFCE Desktop legacy kernel [microSD / eMMC Boot]


AOSC

Aosc.png
  • To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official AOSC website
  • AOSC using LZ4 compression algorithm, please visit the LZ4 github site for utility
  • 8GB microSD card or eMMC module and above
  • Login with
    • username: aosc
    • password: anthon

AOSC KDE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

AOSC GNOME Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

AOSC MATE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

AOSC Cinnamon Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

AOSC XFCE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

AOSC LXDE Community Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

Twister OS

Twister OS.png

Twister OS Armbian-Reforged XFCE Dsktop beta images [SD boot]

Twister OS Monka-Manjaro XFCE Dsktop beta images [SD boot]


Debian Desktop

Debian.png

Debian Desktop Community Build Image [microSD to eMMC] by mrfixit2001

  • This was previously the default operating system for the Pinebook Pro
  • Includes desktop, Firefox browser, and LibreOffice
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card / 16GB eMMC module and above):
  • Login with
    • username: rock
    • password: rock

Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa MATE / GNOME

UbuntuLogo.png

Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa MATE and GNOME Community Builds [microSD/ eMMC Boot] by ayufan

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LXDE

Lxde.png

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LXDE Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot]

  • Included LXDE Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
  • Login with
    • username: rock64
    • password: rock64

Bionic Mate

Mate.png

Bionic Mate Community Build Image [microSD Boot] by ayufan

  • Included Mate Desktop, Firefox Browser, and LibreOffice Suite
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card / 16GB eMMC module and above):
  • Login with
    • username: rock64
    • password: rock64


postmarketOS

PostmarketOS logo.png

Official postmarketOS build [microSD/ eMMC Boot]

  • Official postmarketOS build with the GNOME desktop for the Pinebook Pro.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
  • Login with
    • username: demo
    • password: demo OR 147147


Q4OS

Q4os.png

Q4OS Test Build Image [microSD / eMMC Boot]


Recalbox

RB.png

Recalbox for Pinebook Pro [SD/eMMC boot]

  • Recalbox is a retrogaming Linux distribution allowing for emulation of all classic videogame systems.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card /16GB eMMC module and above):
  • SSH Login
    • username: root
    • password: recalboxroot

BSD OS Image Release

NetBSD

Netbsd.png

NetBSD [microSD /eMMC Boot]

  • To learn more about NetBSD please visit NetBSD main page
  • DD image to microSD card or eMMC module. Highly recommend using Etcher
  • Console and SSH default login:
    • username: root
    • password: [none]
  • Instructions concerning enabling SSH can be found here

OpenBSD

Puffy mascot openbsd.png

OpenBSD


Chromium OS Image Release

FydeOS

FydeOS.png

To learn more about FydeOS please visit [1]

ChromiumOS Community Build Image by ayufan [microSD and eMMC Boot]

Chromium.jpg


Android Image Releases

Android 7.1 microSD

Android 7.png

Stock Android for DD method [micro SD Boot] [20190918]

  • Production floor testing image
  • Use 'dd' to write the image to the microSD card and boot. Using Etcher or another specialized SD writing tool is preferred.
  • Please allow 3-5 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • DD image for 8GB microSD card
  • DD image for 16GB microSD card
  • DD image for 32GB microSD card
  • DD image for 64GB microSD card

Stock for RK Flash tool [SD Boot] [20190427]

Android 7.1 eMMC

Stock Android for DD method [eMMC Boot] [20190807]

  • Production floor testing image
  • Please allows some time (around 5 minutes) for the initialization process on 1st boot
  • DD image for 64GB eMMC Module
  • DD image for 128GB eMMC Module

Stock for RK Flash tool [eMMC Boot] [20190807]

Linux Installer Releases

Debian Installer

Debian.png

Daniel Thompson's Debian Installer for the Pinebook Pro

  • This is an image creator and Debian installer that runs from an existing Linux OS and installs Debian Bullseye
    • Installer can configure an encrypted rootfs and provides a choice of desktops, including the default Debian desktop based on Gnome 3
    • Strict adoption of upstream Debian packages (with exception of kernel and bootloaders) in order to provide a clean upgrade path as Bullseye matures
  • Download at: https://github.com/daniel-thompson/pinebook-pro-debian-installer/
  • Pull requests welcome but for discussion and support please use the forum topic.

For more information, see the Pinebook_Pro_Debian_Installer wiki page

Official Debian Installer Images

  • Uses only the upstream kernel and firmware without special patches
  • No graphical display yet, works only through serial console
  • Requires adding the non-free component to your /etc/apt/sources.list file and installing the "firmware-linux" package for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support
  • Installer is loaded into RAM, can install onto the same media from which it’s booted
  • Supports automatic partitioning and full disk encryption through LVM
  • Installer currently doesn't install the bootloader, leaving the installed system in an unbootable state until it's manually added

The relevant files are built daily here and may sometimes be unavailable if the build system is having issues. The "README.concatenateable_images" file provides instructions on how to combine the partition.img.gz file with the firmware.pinebook-pro.rk3399.img.gz file in order to create a DD-able image.

The official images are not recommended yet until the display begins working and the installer properly installs the bootloader. Most users will want to see Daniel Thompson's Debian Installer instead.


Gentoo Script

GentooLogo.png

Gentoo Script for Pinebook Pro

  • This is a script that prepares a Gentoo arm64 stage 3 tarball for the Pinebook Pro
    • The script takes care of device specifics like an optimized make.conf, an overlay that provides kernel and firmware amongst others, and other miscellaneous fixes
  • The usual tarball setup as per Gentoo Handbook is left to the user.
  • Forum thread with instructions at https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8765


Kali Script

Kali.jpeg

Kali Linux for Pinebook Pro


K1ss OS Script

K1ss.png

K1ss Linux for Pinebook Pro

  • This is a repository containing an unofficial port of KISS Linux to aarch64. The tarball is built for generic aarch64, currently being tested on the Pinebook Pro.
  • Please pull the latest K1ss Linux install script from the project's GitHub.
  • * You can follow the ongoing discussion about K1ss Linux on the PINE64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9304)


NixOS Script

Nixos.png

NixOS for Pinebook Pro

SkiffOS for Pinebook Pro

SkiffOS-Icon-1.png

SkiffOS Boot Image for Pinebook Pro

  • Instructions to build/install on the Pinebook Pro: https://github.com/skiffos/SkiffOS/tree/master/configs/pine64/book
  • Please pull the latest version from the project's GitHub.
  • Compiling the boot image takes approximately 30 minutes.
  • Easily configure the kernel, compiler, etc with Buildroot.
  • Pre-built ISOs will be available with the upcoming 2021.02

release.

Skiff Core

  • Supports multiple distros running simultaneously.
  • Optionally build from scratch on device on first boot.
  • Pre-built multi-arch core container images are available.

GentooLTO with KDE Apps

  • GentooLTO with O3 optimized KDE Desktop configuration.
  • Use SKIFF_CONFIG=pine64/book,core/pinebook_gentoo
  • Default sign-in is username "core" w/ empty password.