StellarMate X (SMX) OS 64bit is designed for Mini PCs. StellarMate OS is a complete software package ready for deployment on your Intel/AMD Mini PC. It is provided as a compressed OS Image file (.img.xz) that you can flash to a USB thumb stick and fire it up immediately to enjoy the full benefit of StellarMate software stack. The following packages are included in addition to the base OS:
After your purchase, you will receieve a link in the email to download the file. Since the file size is ~7GB, it is highly recommended to use a dedicated download manager to download the file. After you download the file, you can verify its integrity by computing its hash. Use Quick Hash GUI to verify the integrity of the image file:
If you need to download StellarMate OS again in the future, make sure you are logged in to the stellarmate.com website and then go to the Orders page. You should see a list of your orders. Click on your order link, then scroll down to see the downloads. Make sure to download the SM OS version appropiate for your hardware platform.
Raspberry PI Imager is a graphical SD card writing tool that works on Mac OS, Linux and Windows, and is the easiest option for most users. It supports writing images directly froma compressed file, without any uncompression required. To flash SM OS image:
Once the image is flashed to the USB thumb drive, insert the USB stick in your Mini PC and then power it up:
Warning! StellarMate X OS will take the full disk space. All data on the target disk WILL BE COMPETELY WIPED AND IS UNRECOVERABLE. You can not dual-boot or partition the installtion. The Mini PC should be fully dedicated to StellarMate X OS.
For new users, using StellarMate effectively can take a bit of a learning curve (like everything else) especially given the breadth of the features if provides. Here are some useful resources to get your started:
We are proud to offer top-notch support for our customers. Please make sure to checkout first the Frequently Asked Questions and Knowledge Base articles. To report any issues with StellarMate or Ekos, please submit a ticket and our support team should get back to you as soon as possible. Please make sure to submit the relevant logs to aid in diagnosting and resolving the issue efficiently.