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PicUntu brings light-weight Linux to RK3066 mini PCs (MK808, UG802, etc)

There are a handful of inexpensive TV sticks with Rockchip RK3066 dual core processors available for around $50 to $70. While they’re designed to run Android apps on a TV, they can also run other operating systems. Now the first Ubuntu Linux-based OS is available for RK3066 mini computers including the MK808 and UG802. It’s […]

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Improve WiFi performance on Android mini PCs with a DIY antenna

Over the past year we’ve seen dozens of cheap Android TV sticks hit the market. These little USB flash drive-sized devices basically feature the guts of a cheap Android phone including a low-power ARM-based processor, memory, storage, and Android software. Just plug in a TV and mouse or other input device and you can run […]

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Now you can install Ubuntu on the UG802, MK802 III, or other RK3066 mini PCs

Developer AndrewDB has been working to get Ubuntu Linux up and running on inexpensive mini computers with Rockchip RK3066 processors for the last few weeks. Now he’s released pre-alpha builds of Ubuntu 12.10 which you can install on the UG802, MK802 III, or MK808 mini computers. Update: There’s a new custom version of Ubuntu designed for RK3066 […]