If you would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 into LIVA X, please refer to Ubuntu Installation Guide and download related drivers to get it down.
Ubuntu Installation Guide
Please check following table for OS version, BIOS item and Hard Disk device.
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:
Windows 8 “Fast Boot” function greatly shortens the time for entering BIOS Menu. Please refer to below link to disable “Fast Boot“.
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.