How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11

This was on the Windows version. The Nextbook NXW116QC264 Flexx 11.6″ 2-in-1 Tablet 2GB Ram 64GB Storage Windows 8.1.  Not sure if it works with the Android version.

Manual: NXW116QC264-User-Manual


  • You will need an Ubuntu computer to perform these steps
  • An USB flash drive >= 4GB capacity
  • OTB USB micro adapter
  • Download Ubuntu the desktop iso here:…



chmod u+x

./ -i ubuntu-18.10-desktop-amd64.iso --atom


  1. Insert a USB and make a note of which device it is (use dfblkid or lsblk to confirm).
  2. Unmount any files systems auto mounted from the USB:
    sudo umount /dev/sdx*
  3. Write the respun ISO to USB:
    sudo dd if=ubuntu-18.10-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=4M
  4. Plug flash drive into Flexx with OTB USB Micro adapter.
  5. Reboot into Boot Manager. I used the cmd terminal method from windows 8.1:
    shutdown.exe /r /o



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