Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on MiniPC & PC Stick
1.Create a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bootable USB flash disk.
Use a third-party tool to create a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bootable USB flash disk, like UltraISO.
Step1.Run UltraISO on your PC.
Step2.Click File->Open to open the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS image.
Step3.Click Bootable-> Write Disk Image->Write to create a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bootable USB flash disk.
2.Install a 64Bit BIOS.
A.Both Windows10 and Windows key are no longer available after the 64bit BIOS installed.
B.Installing a wrong BIOS or the Power is cut off during BIOS installation will erase your windows KEY or damage the hardware, which is not covered in RMA warranty scope. We strongly suggest not to re-install BIOS if your mini PC is pre-installed with activated Windows.
Step1. Prepare the BIOS files in root the direction of your USB flash disk. Don’t rename any files.
Step2. Open your USB flash disk, Click File ->Click Open Command Prompt as administrator.
Step3. Type flash and Press Enter to start installing.
Step4. After 64Bit BIOS install completed, please restart your miniPC to check whether the 64Bit BIOS is installed successfully. It means the BIOS is installed successfully if you can get the correct version info.
3.Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
To save time of installing, please disconnect to internet before Ubuntu install.
Step1. Plug the Ubuntu bootable USB flash disk into MiniPC, connect a keyboard.
Then connect the MiniPC to TV with HDMI cable.
Step2. Press the power button and press F7 or Delete continuously to enter into select boot device menu. Select your USB flash disk to install Ubuntu.
Step3. Select “OEM install(for manufacturers)” or “Install Ubuntu(for personal user )”to install Ubuntu.
You will get Ubuntu logo shows as below.
Select the language.
Preparing to install Ubuntu (has at least 6.9GB available drive space) and click Continue.
Select installation type and click Install Now.
Click Continue to confirm the changes to disk.
Select your location.
Choose keyboard layout.
Set up your name and password. And then click Continue.
After system installation complete, click Restart Now.
If you select “OEM install(for manufacturers)” , you will get a tool “Prepare for shipping to end user” on the desktop. This tool will restore all the settings during system installation. And the end user can set their own account, password,language,location and keyboard layout.
Double click “Prepare for shipping to end user”, input your password and click Authenticate to restore all the settings.