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by KeithMcNeill
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: RPI4 Direct USB Boot Ubuntu 20.04
Replies: 135
Views: 40760

Re: RPI4 Direct USB Boot Ubuntu 20.04

Thanks very much for the guide. I've tried with a couple of USB sticks but when a Desktop was installed (even something very lightweight), it was extremely slow. I've now installed Ubuntu Server on a portable 1TB disk, with a USB-C connecter. I then tried Plasma desktop but that was too slow, someti...
by KeithMcNeill
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating
Replies: 15
Views: 7921

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating

Hi, just an update that I've now switched to the official power supply for the Pi 4 and it's no longer crashing. The board still overheats quite a bit, and the mouse keeps freezing, but it's progress. ;) Incidentally, I wouldn't recommend the Pi Box with the Fan attached, as the fan is extremely noi...
by KeithMcNeill
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating
Replies: 15
Views: 7921

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating

Hi, thanks for the many replies. Apologies for the rather negative viewpoint on the Pi4 not really being ready for release. That was borne out of two days of frustration at trying to get it to start. I can assure you that I'm definitely not a 'Russian bot', as one poster suspected ;) I'll follow the...
by KeithMcNeill
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating
Replies: 15
Views: 7921

Raspberry Pi 4 constantly crashes and is overheating

In the hope that I might finally be able to use the Pi as a standard desktop OS (though nothing heavy duty), I bought the new Raspberry Pi 4 (with 4GB ram) this week. Unfortunately, I had great difficulty getting it to actually start. I tried it with Noobs, Ubuntu Mate and Ubuntu Core, all to no eff...

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