Ubuntu OS is not officially supported by LIVA MINI PC, but the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is able to being installed into LIVA MINI PC. ECS will provide Linux Ubuntu LTS v16.04 kernel image will include key components of device drivers such as Intel SOC ,LAN, Audio and WLAN/BT.
Due to Ubuntu security setup, LIVA MINI PC won’t boot up without monitor plugged in under Ubuntu OS. So we suggest you to connect the monitor when first booting up, during the system power on, hot plugging of the monitor is acceptable.
For more information to solve the issue, please check on official forum of Ubuntu:
To solve the problem, please follow below settings.
Device Manager -> Bluetooth Radio -> Power management
-> "Allow the computer to turn off the device to save power" to cancel as below screenshot.
There's no need for extra CPUs. LIVA MINI PC adopts Intel® SoC (System-on-a-Chip), which is a system level integration that integrates all components, including CPU, into a single chip, making LIVA MINI PC extremely small and mobile.