Install Linux (Ubuntu)

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to install the Ubuntu operating system on the TQMx86 Embedded Module, which is based on an Intel x86 CPU.


  • TQMx86 Embedded Module
  • An SD card or USB stick (USB stick recommended)
  • A computer to prepare the boot medium
  • Internet connection (Optional)

Download the latest version of Ubuntu for x86 systems:

Click here to download Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS

Write the downloaded Ubuntu ISO to an SD card or USB stick using an image writer tool. We recommend using Balena Etcher:

Click here to download Balena Etcher

  1. Insert the prepared SD card or USB stick into the TQMxe40s module.
  2. Boot into the UEFI of the TQMx86 module by holding the ESC key after connecting the main power.
  3. Navigate to the Boot Manager in the UEFI.
  4. Select the USB stick or SD card to boot from. The system will proceed without any further input.
  1. Once you're in the Ubuntu Live System, select Install Ubuntu.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation (this includes selecting the hard drive, language, user account, etc.).

After the installation is complete and you've restarted into your new Ubuntu system:

  1. Open the terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T.
  2. Enter the following commands to update the system:
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Ubuntu should now be successfully installed on your TQMx86 Embedded Module.

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