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Manjaro ARM Linux 21.04 Beelink GT1 Ultimate – 3Gb

Convert your Beelink GT1 Ultimate Android TV Box into a full fledged Linux desktop computer with Manjaro ARM Linux.

How to install:

  • Download the Image/xz file from the download location. Verify that the download completed successfully.
  • Install Etcher (sudo pacman -S etcher if on Manjaro) and burn the image to an SD card (8 GB or larger).
  • Now insert the sd card which you have flashed image on.
  • This it should recognize the SD card as a bootable device and boot from it.
  • You will see the Kernel loading and it will take you to the First Time OEM Setup screen

Download Link:

Manjaro ARM 21.04 – KDE Plasma

Manjaro ARM 21.04 – KDE Plasma – MD5Sum

Manjaro ARM 21.04 – XFCE

Manjaro ARM 21.04 – XFCE – MD5Sum

First Time setup

This release sports the First Time setup for all images, also via SSH. This means that at first boot, you will be asked about the following:

  • keyboard layout (except on pinebook, that is fixed to us layout)
  • username
  • additional user groups (optional)
  • full name
  • password for that username
  • password for root
  • timezone
  • locale
  • hostname

Then the setup script will set these settings and reboot to the login screen.


  • New packages from upstream and Manjaro ARM.
  • XFCE 4.16
  • KDE Plasma 5.21

Known issues:

  • No hw decoding for video playback yet.

Netflix / HULU / Amazon Prime / Spotify Playback

To play DRM content user will have to install a special chroumium browser version which have DRM support. Open Add/Remove Software and type chromium-docker and install it or use the below command in terminal.

sudo pacman -S chromium-docker


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