Upgrade Jetson Xavier NX to JetPack 5

November 3, 2022 kangalow 2

Upgrading your Jetson Xavier NX from JetPack 4 to JetPack 5 is not difficult. However, there are a few things to understand. As always, make backups and don’t put your datas at risk! Looky here: Background – Bootloader Let’s take a look at the boot flow sequence on the Xavier Read more …


Upgrade JetPack 5 to Production Version

August 20, 2022 kangalow 0

JetPack 5 is now production level ready! If you are working with the JetPack 5 Developer Preview version on your NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin, AGX Xavier or Xaiver NX, then you can upgrade using apt. Looky here: Introduction The JetPack 5.0.2 production release installs all of the NVIDIA specific packages Read more …

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JetPack 5 Production Release Now Live!

August 15, 2022 kangalow 0

JetPack 5 is the production release for the NVIDIA Jetson Orin and Jetson Xavier family of hardware. The JetPack 5.0.2 release includes the Jetson Linux 35.1 BSP with Linux Kernel 5.10 running an Ubuntu 20.04 based system for those systems. There are a ton of new features! Here’s the official Read more …

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JetPack 5.0 Developer Preview Release

April 7, 2022 kangalow 1

The much anticipated JetPack 5.0 Developer Preview (DP) has just landed! JetPack 5.0 DP runs on the Jetson AGX Orin, Jetson AGX Xavier and Jetson Xavier NX. Here’s the official blurb, taken from the NVIDIA Jetson forums: NVIDIA JetPack 5.0 Developer Preview Announcement We are pleased to announce the release Read more …


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 …


Native Boot for Jetson Xaviers

August 25, 2021 kangalow 35

NOTE: It is now recommended to flash the Jetson using the NVIDIA SDK Manager for this functionality. This post was written before that the Native Boot feature was available in the SDK Manager GUI. With the advent of JetPack 4.6 (L4T 32.6.1) it is now possible to boot the Jetson Read more …


JetPack 4.6 Production Release

August 10, 2021 kangalow 7

JetPack 4.6 – L4T 32.6.1 is now available! JetPack 4.6 is the latest release for the NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kits and modules. There are lots of goodies. Some of the highlights include Over-The-Air (OTA) updates, Triton Inference Server, and a new 20 watt mode for the Jetson Xavier NX. Go Read more …


Jetson Nano – Boot from USB

March 10, 2021 kangalow 37

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 …


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 …