Release Note of Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 LTS (v5.1)


Release Date 2021-01-13
Release Type Update

File name : ubuntu-20.04-5.4-mate-odroid-xu4-20210113.img.xz

XU4 OS image is fully compatible with HC1, MC1 and XU3.

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS with Mate Desktop (Point release)
  • Kernel 5.4.87 LTS
  • Support for WiFi Module 5B (RLT8821CU chipset)
  • And many other features
  • The RootFS Auto-resize feature has changed! No need for power cycling, resize will happen on background in the first booting process.
  • VLC doesn't start due to a video driver compatibility issue.
  • The first time launching of Chromium takes around one minute due to internal initialization process. After that, it starts in 1~2 seconds.
  • To enable Auto-login, edit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-greeter-wrapper.conf file like this.
  • [SeatDefaults]
    greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter
    autologin-user=odroid
  • Some UASP capable USB-to-SATA bridge controllers are not compatible. If your external HDD is not working properly, add its VID/PID in boot.ini Boot arguments to disable the UAS function something like this.
  • usb-storage.quirks=0x0bc2:0x2322:u
  • The Youtube video quality on Chromium browser can be improved a lot with “h264ify” extension in Chrome Web Store. 720p/30fps videos are fine with the extension.
  • How to test Qt5 GPU acceleration.
  • sudo apt install qtbase5-examples
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/qt5/examples/opengl/cube/cube
Username Password
root odroid
odroid odroid
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt dist-upgrade
sudo reboot

This guide is only for the NATIVE BUILD. Run it on the board.

Installing building tools

You may need to install the building tools.

$ sudo apt-get install git gcc g++ build-essential libssl-dev bc flex bison