• Create a folder /etc/systemd/system/getty@tty1.service.d
  • Create a file /etc/systemd/system/getty@tty1.service.d/override.conf
  • Open the file with your favorite editor and add this and save.
ExecStart=-/sbin/agetty --noissue --autologin root %I $TERM
  • Reboot your system.

Using the following instruction, you can disable screen blank.

$ setterm -blank 0 -powerdown 0 -powersave off

If you want to set it permanently, please add consoleblank=0 in bootargs of boot.ini.
Open /media/boot.ini with your favorite editor and add this in the following line.

# Boot Args
setenv bootargs "root=UUID=e139ce78-9841-40fe-8823-96a304a09859 rootwait rw ${condev} ${amlogic} no_console_suspend fsck.repair=yes net.ifnam
es=0 elevator=noop hdmimode=${hdmimode} cvbsmode=576cvbs max_freq_a53=${max_freq_a53} max_freq_a73=${max_freq_a73} maxcpus=${maxcpus} voutmod
e=${voutmode} ${cmode} disablehpd=${disablehpd} cvbscable=${cvbscable} overscan=${overscan} consoleblank=0"

There are two video players.
kplayer was ported from Amlogic Buildroot BSP.
c2play was ported from Crashoverride

kplayer /media/usb/video/sintel-4096x1744-cfg02_h.265.mkv


c2play /media/usb/video/sintel-4096x1744-cfg02_h.265.mkv

Open /etc/rc.local with your favorite editor and add your application with full path just before exit 0. This example shows how to start PPSSPP emulator automatically.

/root/ppsspp/PPSSPPSDL &

The default sound output is mapped to the HDMI audio.
To change it to the on-board DAC, you have run this command.

PulseAudio configuration with pacmd? or pactl?
Or, alsa mixer? This link must be helpful.


You can fix the problem with the following commands for reinstalling broken Mali GPU driver

dpkg -i /root/debs/*.deb
apt install -y ubuntu-mate-desktop
  • If Mate desktop panel disappeared, run “mate-panel –replace” on CLI.
  • To run Chromium, you have to add a generic user.

An Alternative Way

apt install tasksel
tasksel install ubuntu-mate-desktop