Release Note of Ubuntu MATE 24.04 LTS (v8.0)

Release Date 2024-05-06
Release Type New Image

File name : ubuntu-24.04-6.6-mate-odroid-xu4-20240506.img.xz

XU4 OS image is fully compatible with HC1, HC2, MC1 and XU3.

  • Ubuntu 24.04 LTS with Mate Desktop
  • Kernel 6.6.23 LTS
  • Custom-built Chromium 123 browser which supports the GPU acceleration for WebGL
  • Custom-built Qt5 libraries to use OpenGL-ES HW acceleration on X11

  • 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]
  • 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
Username Password
root odroid
odroid odroid

If you happen to don't have audio working on Mate Desktop, follow those steps below:

  • Open a Mate Terminal and run
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade
sudo apt install pavucontrol
  • Reboot Your board now
  • Click on the Menu and search for **PulseAudio Volume Control** app.
  • Go to the last tab Configuration
  • Change the profile to Pro Audio

This instructions should be enough to fix the audio.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install linux-headers-`uname -r`
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
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  • Last modified: 2024/05/08 21:45
  • by justin