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I am trying to install the gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi package, but this is the error I am getting:

$ sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi

I tried a couple of other packages like apt-cross and they got installed easily, but this package is not found. Based on info here this package should be available in Lucid. Any thoughts on this?

edit: sudo apt-get update did not help. Ubuntu 10.04, 64-bit machine

Thanks!

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There seems to be an error in this article. According to the Ubuntu website, gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi is only available in the universe repository since maverick (10.10) (search for the package name on http://packages.ubuntu.com/ or visit the URL http://packages.ubuntu.com/gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi).

On lucid, you can install the Linaro packages from the Linaro Toolchain backports PPA, as described in the second part of the article.

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Thanks for the answer. So if download the maverick-compatible package, am I able to install it manually using dpkg? –  aminfar Apr 20 '12 at 21:39
    
@aminfar You might, but there's a good chance that it won't have the required dependencies. The package in the PPA should install seamlessly. –  Gilles Apr 20 '12 at 21:42

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