Fedora on BayTrail tablets (2017 edition)
Almost two years after writing my post about running Fedora on a BayTrail tablet, I decided to provide a small update.
Even though a lot of support landed in kernels 4.8 and 4.9 there are still a few things needed fixing. The good news is that out-of-the-box experience is much, much better now, with almost everything working.
So let’s get to it!
Fedora version, and deskop environment
I recommend starting with a i686 Fedora Workstation image. If GNOME is slow on your tablet you can later install another DE (I installed XFCE).
Remember that you will most certainly need GDM because it is the only Login Manager which supports touch screens.
Getting it to boot
When you download the i686 ISO, you will need to extract it to a blank FAT32 formatted USB drive. You will still need the
bootia32 trick to get GRUB loaded.
Fixing black screen on boot
One of the biggest issues with BayTrail
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