CoreELEC for Ugoos

These instructions explain how to install and boot CoreELEC on supported Ugoos devices from µSD Card by use of a Windows PC. The instructions can easily be adapted for other Operating Systems.

Supported devices

  • Ugoos AM6
  • Ugoos AM6B Plus
  • Ugoos AM7
  • Ugoos X4 Pro

Requirements

  • Personal Computer with Internet Access
  • Memory Card Reader
  • A compatible Class 10 (USH 1/V 10) or better μSD Card
  • Image Writing Software

Image writing software

Application Function Linux Mac Windows
balenaEtcher Bootable Media Creator X X X
UNetbootin Bootable Media Creator X X X
USBImager Bootable Media Creator X X X
DDRescue / DDRescue-GUI Disk Utility X
Disk Utility Disk Utility X
Rufus Bootable Media Creator X

Preparation

  • Visit the CoreELEC website
  • Select a version to download
  • The Download Helper will pop up
  • Select Skip that and just show me all download options
  • Download the generic image (CoreELEC-Amlogic-ng.arm-xxx-Generic.img.gz)
  • Write the downloaded image to a μSD Card

Installation

Device Edition DTB SoC
Ugoos AM6 2G g12b_s922x_ugoos_am6.dtb S922X
Ugoos AM6B Plus 4G g12b_s922x_ugoos_am6b.dtb S922X
Ugoos AM7 4G sc2_s905x4_ugoos_am7.dtb S905X4
Ugoos X4 Pro 4G sc2_s905x4_ugoos_x4.dtb S905X4
  • Copy the device tree from the device tree folder on the µSD card to the root of the µSD Card
  • Rename the device tree dtb to dtb.img
  • Insert the µSD Card into the devices µSD slot
  • Boot the device using the reset button method

Install CoreELEC to eMMC

For situations where it is desirable to run CoreELEC in dual boot with Android or as a stand-alone JeOS:

Installation to eMMC is currently unavailable for SC2 devices (SoC S905X4)

Device Support

For support unrelated to CoreELEC, please refer to Ugoos end-user support.

Notes

The above instructions also can be used to create a bootable USB Flash Drive.