Installing Ubuntu 9.04

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Prepare installation media

  • You can use USB CD-ROM Drive or USB Flash drive (disk-on-key) as installation media.
  • Download Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop installation
  • If you are using USB CD-ROM - burn downloaded image directly on CD.
  • If you are using USB Flash drive, 1GB would be enough. Download usb-creator to create bootable installation flash drive.

Installation of generic Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

  • Standard Ubuntu installation - choose timezone, username, password etc.
  • When asked to reboot fit-PC2 - shut-down manually using power button
  • Unplug USB CD-ROM / USB Flash drive
  • Power-up fit-PC2
  • Login using previously selected username and password

Required system changes

  • Add the following lines to /etc/apt/sources.list
## Repository for fit-PC2 users provided by Compulab
deb binary/
deb-src source/
  • Refresh update manager
sudo apt-get update
  • Install kernel related files:
sudo apt-get install linux-doc linux-headers-2.6.28-34-fitpc2 linux-image-2.6.28-34-fitpc2 linux-libc-dev linux-source
  • Install display drivers:
sudo apt-get install libdrm-poulsbo1 libdrm-poulsbo1-dbg libdrm-poulsbo-dev xpsb-glx psb-firmware  xserver-xorg-video-psb libva1 libva-dev
sudo apt-get install mplayer-vaapi mplayer-skin-blue
  • Remove generic image and sources that are not fully compatible with fit-PC2.
sudo apt-get purge linux-image-generic linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-$(uname -r) linux-headers-$(uname -r) linux-restricted-modules-generic
  • Shutdown and restart fit-PC2

Ubuntu 9.04 is now installed.