Getting Started – Remix OS

Getting Remix OS Up & Running

What You Need

Pine A64+ Board
Power Supply That Provides 5V 2.0 Amps
A PC With A SD Card Reader
A Minimum 8GB MicroSD Card
Disk Imaging Utility Etcher (Linux/Windows/Mac)

Step 1 Preparation

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  • Suitable for 2GB Pine A64+ Board, can runs on 1GB Pine A64+ Board with performance lagging, not suitable for 512MB Pine A64 Board
  • This build optimizes Gigabit Ethernet parameter and improves on GbE connectivity.
  • Add Remix apps market
  • Video setting supports both 720P and 1080P
  • Supports video screen scaling function
  • New MAC address assignment method, tags to board and SoC unique ID.
  • Support UVC USB camera as front camera
  • Known issues:
    • Not yet support 5M Pixel camera module as real camera
    • Even the HDMI output can set to 720P, but during boot up time, the boot logo stil maintain as 1080P.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD Card):

You will require Disk Imaging Utility Etcher (Linux/Windows/Mac) to write the image to your SD card. Download Etcher Linux/Windows/Mac version accordingly and install into your PC.

Step 2 Imaging SD Card

Let’s insert your MicroSD card into your PC/laptop card reader (may require micro to sd converter card) then proceed to use Etcher.

You should see the following

etcher-select-image

Now click on “Select image” to select the Remix OS image you previously downloaded.  Once selected, click “Select drive” select your SD card drive.  To burn the image to your SD card simply click on “Flash!”.

Once the image has been written to your SD card be sure to close the application and to eject/remove your SD card safely from Windows/Linux/Mac.

Step 3 Booting

Now insert your SD card into the PINE A64+ and power it on by connecting the power adapter cable to the MicroUSB port.

Once booted, you should see the Remix OS home screen.

Note: for first-time users it is recommended that you connect your PINE A64/A64+ to a TV/Monitor capable of 1080p resolutions as well as hook up an ethernet cable to get direct access to the internet.