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khadas vim3
khadas vim3

Khadas VIM3 Run Ubuntu 18. 04 Initial Version

Khadas VIM3 AI Development Board is Amlogic A311D SBC with 5.0 TOPS NPU, based on the big-little CPU architecture: x4 Cortex A73 performance-cores clocked at 2.2Ghz, and x2 Cortex A53 efficiency-cores clocked at 1.8Ghz, are merged into a hexa-core configuration . But Everything you need is already built-in. The Pro-model comes with onboard 4GB LPDDR4/4X RAM, 32GB of EMMC storage and 2T2R 802.11ac Wi-Fi with Bluetooth 5.0. It has an onboard 5.0 TOPS NPU for neural network applications, an M.2 slot for NVMe SSDs that can switch between PCIe and USB 2.0 via Khadas KBI commands, and a USB-C port with 5-20 volt USB power-delivery input. And Connect with up to 2 independent displays via HDMI (4K) and MIPI-DSI (1080P), one of which may be touch-enabled using the built-in TP connector.

If you want to buy Khadas VIM3 Board, Please click here.

OK, Let’s start it.

Step 1: download the firmware from Firmware Page   There are two choices: boot from eMMC or SD/USB. You determine it.

ROM Infos:
ROM version: VIM3_Ubuntu-server-bionic_Linux-4.9_arm64_EMMC_V20190703 

MD5SUM: 10d0af004e3ff8ea1ffd9c7c21787490
EMMC installation image for VIM3

ROM version: VIM3_Ubuntu-xfce-bionic_Linux-4.9_arm64_EMMC_V20190703

MD5SUM: adc35a0ff9897d6a54fecbe0864525bf
EMMC installation image for VIM3

ROM version: VIMs_Ubuntu-server-bionic_Linux-4.9_arm64_SD-USB_V20190703

MD5SUM: 705de5ad9e8d3cfa572fa9ecaa6fd306
SD/USB installation image for VIM1 & VIM2 & VIM3

ROM version: VIMs_Ubuntu-xfce-bionic_Linux-4.9_arm64_SD-USB_V20190703 

MD5SUM: 923f68900c1c08b2de7ed888c5e30c73
SD/USB installation image for VIM1 & VIM2 & VIM3

Account info:

User: khadas
Password: khadas


Step 2: upgrade the firmware. Burning eMMC, Please refer to the link.

Step 3: upgrade the firmware. Burning SD/USB device, Please refer to the link.

Step 4: take a try with default Ubuntu desktop environment

$ sudo apt update

$ sudo apt upgrade

$ sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop

$ sudo reboot


Step5: switch the Desktop Environment as below:

Have a fun.