Asus Tinker Board RetroPie Installation and Getting Started

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Great article. But I'm not clear from this tutorial whether the Tinker Board boots directly into RetroPie after installing, or whether it first boots into Ubuntu/Debian environment and then you have to go ahead and launch RetroPie. Can you clarify, please? Also, which is more stable in your testing, RetroPie or Lakka?

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Great questions! If you just want RetroPie, I'd say use the standalone image. If you're using Debian/Ubuntu, here's an excellent vid with a tutorial for booting straight into RetroPie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4scysjUWyQ

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bulent-yusuf wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:39 pm
Great article. But I'm not clear from this tutorial whether the Tinker Board boots directly into RetroPie after installing, or whether it first boots into Ubuntu/Debian environment and then you have to go ahead and launch RetroPie. Can you clarify, please? Also, which is more stable in your testing, RetroPie or Lakka?
I found ROTT, Lakka, and Batocera equally stable. Personally, Batocera is probably my favorite of those, that and Lakka just plain work. But Slash TV is a great Android TV OS for the Tinker Board that can run Netflix, Plex, and a bunch of other HTPC apps.

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