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JetPack 4.6.1 Production Release

March 10, 2022 kangalow 8

JetPack 4.6.1 – L4T 32.7.1 is now available! JetPack 4.6.1 is the latest release for the NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kits and modules. JetPack 4.6.1 is a minor update to JetPack 4.6 and includes TensorRT 8.2.1, DLA 1.3.7, VPI 1.2 with production quality python bindings and L4T 32.7.1 It also adds Read more …

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More Fall Cleaning, 2021

September 20, 2021 kangalow 3

Fall cleaning continues here at JetsonHacks. The last week here we’ve been doing some deep cleaning, working on the operating system level repositories. Updating Repositories One area that has changed quite a bit over the last few iterations of the Jetson L4T releases is the way that a developer can Read more …

Operating System

Ubuntu Package Lists – NVIDIA Jetson

September 1, 2021 kangalow 2

When recently setting up a Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit to boot from a SSD, we needed to figure out what packages to install on top of the default Ubuntu distribution. The answer? Package Lists! Looky here: Background You will often hear talk of packages in the Ubuntu world. The Read more …

Hardware

Jetson Nano – Boot from USB

March 10, 2021 kangalow 35

With the introduction of JetPack 4.5, it is now possible to boot your Jetson Nano from a USB drive! Looky here: Background The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kits (A02, B01, and 2GB) boot and run from a micro-SD card. It is now possible to set the Nano up to boot Read more …

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Save 1GB of Memory! Use LXDE on your Jetson

November 7, 2020 kangalow 10

The introduction of the Jetson Nano 2GB ships with a different desktop environment than the other Jetsons. The desktop environment is LXDE. You can change over to this desktop environment fairly easily. Looky here: Background Up till now, the default desktop environment on the Jetson has been Unity/GNOME. Unity is Read more …

Jetson Nano

Clone SD Card – Jetson Nano and Xavier NX

August 8, 2020 kangalow 8

An often asked question is “How do I backup the SD card for a Jetson Nano or Jetson Xavier NX?” Here’s an answer, “Let’s use the dd tool”! Looky here: Background According to Wikipedia, dd is a command line utility, the primary purpose of which is to convert and copy Read more …

Jetson Backup
Hardware

Let’s Backup!

July 21, 2020 kangalow 5

Once you have your Jetson all setup the way you like it, back it up! Nuts and Bolts If you are only interested in a backup method, we’ve written some scripts that use the Linux rsync command line utility to backup the root directory of a Jetson to another directory. Read more …

Jetson Nano - USB Drive
Jetson Nano

Jetson Nano – Run on USB Drive

April 25, 2019 kangalow 73

NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH AN EASIER METHOD. PLEASE SEE: Jetson Nano – Run From USB Drive. Using a USB Drive as the root file system on a Jetson Nano Developer Kit provides many advantages, including faster disk access and more storage. Looky here: Background For external storage, Read more …

Jetson Nano Automount
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Jetson Nano – Automount Drive

April 17, 2019 kangalow 0

There are times when you need to have your external drives mounted when the Jetson Nano boots. Let’s go over it! Looky here: Introduction The Ubuntu documentation has a good summary of storage devices, volumes and partitions. Money quote: The word volume is used to describe a storage device, like a hard Read more …