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3) Make things more simple overall ideally new distros released in 2018 will just work without requiring any changes at all.
From there, follow the instructions to run an operating system without installing it unless youre absolutely certain you do want to install it to the Win 2s solid state storage (where you can either replace Windows 10 or attempt to set up a dual boot.But out of the box, the three things that didnt work on any Linux distro I tried were the touchscreen, the gamepad, or sleep.Notes, eFI, secure Boot, graphics card, intel HD Graphics (Cherryview).2) Get all of the required kernel changes upstream.Press J to jump to the feed.Tags: backlight, fedora, gnome, kernel, usb.The reason some people advice to turn it off is because it causes problems turning the device on when plugged in and fully charged, when plugged in and fully charged it will simply show a "Battery 100" screen when you turn it on and then.Follow the usual instructions for your distro to build a kernel from source (minus getting the.config).In fact, they thought the up, down, left, and right buttons corresponded with the W, A, S, and D buttons on the keyboard.Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive.Volume buttons, works with some patches, see #1, #2 Mono speaker Cherry Trail chtrt5645 Outputs only the left channel instead of a mix of all channels Headphones Cherry Trail chtrt5645 Mostly works with some patches, see #1 Microphone Cherry Trail chtrt5645 Doesn't work Power Off/Reboot.The, gPD Win is a PC in a gaming handheld form factor.
Since Steam already works (with full game controller support) on Windows 10, I didnt bother trying to install Steam or any heavier-duty games in Linux.
Itll probably say something like uefi: USB.0 flash drive and then hit enter.
I plan to write and upstream drivers for this to make this all work.
Here are a few things I noticed during a brief hands-on with several different distros: Ubuntu.10 Everything but the touchscreen, gamepad, and sleep seem to work.
Fedora 27 same as above, linux Mint.3 Cinnamon same as above, except the screen brightness shortcuts dont work.Xubuntu.10 keyboard shortcut issues, lubuntu.10 keyboard shortcut issues, debian.03 WiFi happy father day gift tags didnt work out of the box, so I didnt experiment much further.Overall Id say that for now Linux on the GPD Win 2 is a bit of a mixed bag, at least for the prototype Im testing.Create an /usr/share/alsa/ucm/chtrt5645 directory and copy the.conf files from here into that dir.Avoid live system images, the desktop may not work.The, gPD Win 2 is a handheld gaming PC that ships with Windows.You can workaround this by pressing ctrl-alt-del while at the "Battery 100" screen, or not enable the "S5-Charging Driver" and live with the slower charging."modprobe g_serial and then connect the GPD-win to a PC and have it show up as an usb device 2) Enable the "S5-Charging Driver" some howtos actually advice disabling this, but it is useful to make sure the GPDwin fast charges when plugged into.It supports 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth.2 and a 37 Wh battery.
That said, most other things worked.
The GPD Win 2 is up for pre-order for 649 through an Indiegogo campaign, and its expected to ship in may, when the price will likely go up to 699.