Ubuntu L4T User Guide
Ubuntu 18.04 (recommended) or 16.04
Force Recovery Mode
To enter force recovery mode, you can do:
- 1. Hold the Recovery key
- 2. Power on device
- 3. Wait for 5 seconds and you can release the Recovery key
Once it enters recovery mode successfully, the HDMI output should be disabled. Then, you have to connect a USB cable with TX2 device and PC. A new "nvidia apx" device will be detected on PC.
Flash Pre-built Image
First, make sure your TX2 device is already in Force Recover mode, and USB cable is connected.
Then, execute the TX2_flash.sh script which you can find it in the release folder.
$ sudo ./TX2_flash.sh
After script is done, the target device will boot into OS automatically.
Install SDK Components
Download the SDK Manager for Jetson TX2 series from JetPack website.
You will need a nVidia developer account for access.
After download complete, install via dpkg.
$ sudo dpkg -i sdkmanager_0.9.14-4964_amd64.deb
Then, you're able to run SDK manager.