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How do I install rtlinux in Ubuntu? If I get it to install will it make software work abnormally?

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From : , [...]The -preempt and -rt kernels are no longer being developed due to lack of support[...]

I've come across some posts on Ubuntu forums (dated 2008), that mentioned the packages for a rtlinux were on the repos however i have looked them for you and they are no longer available. Seems like the last version that had them on the repos was 10.04.

For installation on 10.04:

On Synaptic search for "rt Linux" then pick the following package


It will install the following packages:

  • linux-image-rt
  • linux-headers-rt
  • linux-rt
  • linux-image-2.6.31-10-rt
  • linux-rt-headers-2.6.31-10
  • linux-headers-2.6.31-10-rt

Then just restart, on GRUB pick kernel 2.6.31-10-rt and you're done.

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I have succeed install linux-rt,but rt seems not stable than linux-realtime. How to install linux-realtime? Thank you~ – sam Sep 25 '11 at 12:55

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