Ubuntu Linux is supported on most OnLogic PCs and can be installed using a USB flash drive. We rely on the drivers built into the kernel. Additional driver packages are not needed. Technical support for any Ubuntu related issues should be directed to ubuntuforums.org
- A 4GB or larger flash drive (USB 3.0 model recommended for speed)
- A PC running Windows 10
- Download the Rufus tool from rufus.ie
- Download the Ubuntu ISO image from Ubuntu.com
- In most cases, you will want the latest LTS version, 20.04 in this example.
- Older versions can be downloaded from this page. download the file ending in -desktop-amd64.iso
Creating the flash drive
- Download the ISO file and Rufus tool, linked above
- Insert your flash drive and run Rufus
- Click Select and choose the ISO file you just downloaded.
- Newer systems (2018+): Set the Partition scheme to GPT
- Older Systems: Set the Partition scheme to MBR
- Click START
- Click OK. This will erase your flash drive and turn it into an Ubuntu installer.
- Wait for Rufus to complete.
- Safely eject the flash drive and unplug it from the PC.
- Connect your newly created flash drive to the OnLogic PC and boot to it.
- Press F2 or Delete to access the BIOS. Under the Boot tab, make it the first boot device.
- Exact boot instructions vary by model. If you need assistance, contact email@example.com.
- When the installer finishes booting, choose “Install Ubuntu”
- Select your language and click continue
- Check the box to allow 3rd party software and click continue. This may provide better hardware support.
- In most cases, you will want to erase the disk.
- Select Erase disk and Install Now
- Confirm that your disk will be erased by clicking Continue
- You will be asked basic configuration questions while Ubuntu installs.
- Configure username and password.
- Unplug your flash drive and press enter. The system will reboot into your new Ubuntu installation.