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Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:19 am
by stefant
Dear all,
This is a great Ubuntu 16.04 .img that works like a charm on my RPi 3b+ with one exception. I have a problem with connecting reliably to wifi via the built-in broadcom module. I make 2 hypothesis:
1. whether the driver (which, as I understand by reading this forum is a copy-paste from Raspbian), or
2. faulty hardware

Just to let you know that I've tested 2 more usb wifi dongles and they work out-of-the-box as expected (Odroid module 4 - Ralink RT5572 and the dongle that comes with an old RPi2 kit - Ralink RT5370).

My feeling is that it's a problem about the wifi card's drivers, namely brcmfmac43455-sdio* files from /lib/firmware/brcm/

Please can you guide towards other alternatives to these drivers, that can still work with the current Ubuntu 16.04? I'd like to test them.

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:33 am
by AbelCS
I've made a compatible Ubuntu Server 18.04 image for Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and I thought maybe it would be useful for you too, so I'm sharing it.

I don't have a hosting, so I've uploaded it to GitHub repo: https://github.com/AbelCS/ubuntu-server ... s/releases

If you have any question or problem, maybe I can help.


Regards!

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:18 pm
by thealy
Hi folks-

New here and searching for exactly what the original poster of this thread was looking for: Ubuntu 16.04 specifically to support ROS Kinetic on a Pi 3B+. I finally discovered that the generous people at Ubiquity Robotics have solved the problem it would appear.

https://downloads.ubiquityrobotics.com/pi.html

I downloaded the image, burned it, and it booted first try. The WiFi SSID is visible as documented, and after raking he leaves I'll press on from there. But certainly a breath of fresh air.

I hope this saves someone the pain I went through with a long list of failed attempts.

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:12 am
by gilius
AbelCS wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:33 am
I've made a compatible Ubuntu Server 18.04 image for Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and I thought maybe it would be useful for you too, so I'm sharing it.

I don't have a hosting, so I've uploaded it to GitHub repo: https://github.com/AbelCS/ubuntu-server ... s/releases

If you have any question or problem, maybe I can help.


Regards!
Thanks! I'm trying now... is it possible to update to full desktop version from there?

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:03 pm
by gilius
After upgrading to Ubuntu Desktop Internet no longer seems to be working and Firefox crashes the operating system.

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:14 am
by AbelCS
gilius wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:03 pm
After upgrading to Ubuntu Desktop Internet no longer seems to be working and Firefox crashes the operating system.
I haven't tried it yet. What errors are you getting?

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:13 pm
by code_exec
gilius wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:03 pm
After upgrading to Ubuntu Desktop Internet no longer seems to be working and Firefox crashes the operating system.
What desktop environment are you using? If you're using GNOME (ubuntu-desktop) then Ubuntu is going to be very slow. Try using a lighter desktop such as lubuntu-desktop or xubuntu-desktop. Also, can you try downloading the Raspberry Pi 3 WiFi firmware by following the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi#WiFi

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:47 pm
by Cl4whammer
AbelCS wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:33 am
I've made a compatible Ubuntu Server 18.04 image for Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and I thought maybe it would be useful for you too, so I'm sharing it.

I don't have a hosting, so I've uploaded it to GitHub repo: https://github.com/AbelCS/ubuntu-server ... s/releases

If you have any question or problem, maybe I can help.


Regards!
i tried your image with my raspberry pi 3 b+ but iam having issues with the network. Everytime i reboot the network is gone. if i enter "netplan apply" into the bash network is working again. Do you have any ideas how to fix that?

Thanks!

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:10 pm
by manuti
Finally the official Ubuntu 18.04 Server image ready to burn and run ... http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/beta/
more info in English https://www.mininodes.com/64-bit-ubuntu ... available/
and Spanish https://raspberryparatorpes.net/sistema ... erry-pi-3/

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:09 pm
by Cl4whammer
manuti wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:10 pm
Finally the official Ubuntu 18.04 Server image ready to burn and run ... http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/beta/
more info in English https://www.mininodes.com/64-bit-ubuntu ... available/
and Spanish https://raspberryparatorpes.net/sistema ... erry-pi-3/
I do not get the network running with that too, here is my netplan config file:

network:
version: 2
renderer: networkd
ethernets:
eth0:
dhcp4: yes

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:04 am
by AnandSN
manuti wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:10 pm
Finally the official Ubuntu 18.04 Server image ready to burn and run ... http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/beta/
more info in English https://www.mininodes.com/64-bit-ubuntu ... available/
and Spanish https://raspberryparatorpes.net/sistema ... erry-pi-3/
I am going to try this! Will update this post!

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:22 am
by bikru
thealy wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Hi folks-

New here and searching for exactly what the original poster of this thread was looking for: Ubuntu 16.04 specifically to support ROS Kinetic on a Pi 3B+. I finally discovered that the generous people at Ubiquity Robotics have solved the problem it would appear.

https://downloads.ubiquityrobotics.com/pi.html

I downloaded the image, burned it, and it booted first try. The WiFi SSID is visible as documented, and after raking he leaves I'll press on from there. But certainly a breath of fresh air.

I hope this saves someone the pain I went through with a long list of failed attempts.
Hi,
I just wanted to try this, but seems like the login password is not given.
Do you know what is the login password?
I have tried:
pi
raspberry
Thanks
Bikram

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:09 am
by DirkS
bikru wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:22 am
thealy wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Hi folks-

New here and searching for exactly what the original poster of this thread was looking for: Ubuntu 16.04 specifically to support ROS Kinetic on a Pi 3B+. I finally discovered that the generous people at Ubiquity Robotics have solved the problem it would appear.

https://downloads.ubiquityrobotics.com/pi.html

I downloaded the image, burned it, and it booted first try. The WiFi SSID is visible as documented, and after raking he leaves I'll press on from there. But certainly a breath of fresh air.

I hope this saves someone the pain I went through with a long list of failed attempts.
Hi,
I just wanted to try this, but seems like the login password is not given.
Do you know what is the login password?
I have tried:
pi
raspberry
Thanks
Bikram
On the Getting started section of the page you link to it says its user id/password is ubuntu/ubuntu

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:31 pm
by bikru
Thanks I will try it right now.
Bikram

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:09 pm
by midhunvnadh
I booted Ubuntu Mate on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ :
Video Tutorial : https://youtu.be/J7xcd3I72Gw
Content Tutorial : http://spookycodes.com/2019/01/ubuntu-m ... rry-pi-3-b

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:39 pm
by zacn
Wish I had found this thread much sooner. Ubuntu Mate up and running on RPi3B+ in about 30 minutes after days researching and following other sites.

The post by gkbot on Jun 28 2018 summarising the crucial elements from across the thread is superb. Simple, minimal and (as far as I can tell) complete. Solved all my problems from previous efforts at installation.

Thank you all.

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:36 am
by mahjongg
zacn wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:39 pm
Wish I had found this thread much sooner. Ubuntu Mate up and running on RPi3B+ in about 30 minutes after days researching and following other sites.

The post by gkbot on Jun 28 2018 summarising the crucial elements from across the thread is superb. Simple, minimal and (as far as I can tell) complete. Solved all my problems from previous efforts at installation.

Thank you all.
I assume you meant this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 7#p1334147 post, so for convenience of others I posted the link to it.

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:27 pm
by ebl
MaxVMH wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:36 pm
I was able to make a bootable USB image of Ubuntu Mate for the Raspberry Pi 3B & 3B+. Thanks to everyone who participated in this thread :)

I made torrents of the images:
I went and made a user account purely to say thanks for this! Worked like a charm, after a very frustrating afternoon trying other approaches

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:50 pm
by lister171254
What's wrong with using this?

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/release/

Have installed the the Preinstalled server image for my P3 and everything works out of the box

Leo

Re: Ubuntu image for the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:37 pm
by fruitoftheloom
lister171254 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:50 pm
What's wrong with using this?

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/18.04/release/

Have installed the the Preinstalled server image for my P3 and everything works out of the box

Leo

The link you posted does not state Raspberry Pi 3B+ SBC which this post was supposed to be about.........