Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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Is it possible for Ubuntu to work with MTK6572 Dual Core ARM Cortex A7 family CPU@1.2GHz processor in a tablet? [duplicate]

Is it possible for Ubuntu to work with MTK6572 Dual Core ARM Cortex A7 family CPU@1.2GHz processor in a tablet? As far as my research has gotten me I've found that this cpu is x86 but I'm not ...
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when building u-boot /bin/bash: arm-none-linux-gnueabi-gcc: command not found

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.0.4 on a 64 bit machine. I have an AM335X development board. Along with the kit came the compressed kernel (linux 3,2), rootfs, u-boot, and ARM cross compiler ...
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Is Ubuntu Touch a separate distribution or the same one?

I would like to install the latest Ubuntu Touch on a 2013 Nexus 7 tablet. Which version should I be looking for: the regular Ubuntu (for ARM platform) or a separate Ubuntu Touch? I understand that ...
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Can I still use unity low graphics mode in place of unity 3d?

I can not run unity 3d on my Chromebook but unity 2d in Ubuntu 12.04 works fine so is it possible to run unity low graphics mode on Ubuntu 14.04 as an alternative? If I can run low graphics mode as an ...
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Is it required to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung Chromebook and I have found that Ubuntu 14.04 does not work with unity on my Chromebook. So do I have to update Ubuntu to 14.04 now or can I continue to use 12.04 ...
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Flash for Ubuntu ARM?

How would I get flash to work on Ubuntu 12.04 on an ARMv7 processor Chromebook? If there is no direct method then would it be possible for me to some how use the Chromebooks built in flash player on ...
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Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu for Devices, LinuxonAndroid project for Ubuntu on ARMv7 machine?

I've looked around but can't find any solid solutions or help on this topic. I recently ordered a machine with an ARMv7 CPU (Cortex A-9, <= 1.6GHz, quad core). The machine also has a Mali-400 ...
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USB can't read configurations, error -71?

I'm trying to plug a custom development board based on a Beaglebone Black to my Linux PC. The following is the dmesg error I was able to get (running Ubuntu 12.04): [424595.900132] usb 5-2: new ...
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Upgrading raring to saucy on arm [duplicate]

do-release-upgrade gets me: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-armhf/Packages http://ports.ubuntu.com/dists/saucy/ has the right stuff in it. Why doesn't ...
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Can't find Armhf package in apt-get, can find in ubuntu site

I'm trying to install owncloud on CubieTruck, with armhf architecture. When looking in Ubuntu Package site, it's listed as "all" architecture. When running apt-cache show owncloud | grep Architecture ...
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Error compiling Kernel-aodv for ARM

I'm about to implement AODV on ARM board SabreLite and I'm facing some problems. So, I use the latest version of AODV located here (http://sourceforge.net/projects/aodvuu/). I've follow the ...
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Installing Unity 14.04 on qemu arm

How do I install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 with Unity in qemu-system-arm virtual environment? Which debs do I have to install and in what sequence? v Or is there an executable which would make all the work ...
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G2/mx2/mx android TV box Ubuntu installation

I have an Android TV Box with a Cortex-A9, dual core, 1GB rom, 8GB ram also called MX TV box or MX2. I'm trying to install Ubuntu, but to install any operating system has to be done through the update ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Where can I find the newest version of Chromium browser for ARM?

Does anyone make builds of the Chromium Browser for the ARM architecture? The available version in the repos is version 28 while the newest stable version is v36. I understand there are no offical ...
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Printer Sharing on SAMBA server between windows and linux

am a beginner on samba server and networking. i've installed a printer CANON PIXMA MP230 Series on Windows VISTA , and shared the printer over the network. on my ubuntu pc , am trying to use this ...
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Toolchain binaries cannot be found

Trying to build recent version of u-boot bootloader for my mini2440 ARM board I managed to download a toolchain package from codesourcery and extract it to following path: /usr/local/arm-2008q3/ I ...
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Disable ttymxc0

I am attempting to disable the ttymxc0 screen that automatically logs into root on boot up. Does anyone have any Idea how to do this? I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on an arm system.
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Which Version of Ubuntu is arm build?

I'm considering to use Ubuntu for a platform of our company's development effort of the main control unit in our country's national road VMS(Variable Message Sign) system. In relation to that, I want ...
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Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
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Can I install Microsoft Visual Studio on Ubuntu?

I want to use OpenCV for that i need visual studio on my Ubuntu machine. is it possible to implement canny edge detection algorithm using OpenCV on ARM9? Is their any way to sort out my problem.
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CrossCompiling with libboost for ARM architecture

I am using a 32 Bit Ubuntu system and my goal is to compile my C++ program for arm architecture (beagleblack). However, my C++ program needs libboost meaning I get errors like this while compiling: ...
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Error building an ARM ltsp client image

I have installed ltsp on an Ubuntu 14.04 Server and am trying to build an arm client image using sudo ltsp-build-client --arch armhf The goal is to log into the server using a Raspberry Pi with ...
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Running League of Legends on Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 ARM

I purchased this Samsung chromebook and installed xfce along with ubuntu 12.04.4. I am completely new to everything linux, and I realize that using "playonlinux" league of legends is able to be played ...
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What architectures and bootloaders for tablets is needed to run the Ubuntu Desktop?

Lately you can see all kinds of laptop/tablet/pc hybrids: Laptop convertibles, Tablet PCs, Tablets. Also, they run either ARM, Atom or full Core i3/5/7 processors. Some use GRUB, others use EUFI. I ...
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How to install gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabihf on Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to install gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabihf or greater on Ubuntu 12.04, any suggestion? The default one is gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf.
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Getting libboost-all-dev for ARM machine Linux--UHD Ubuntu 12.04 ZyBo ARMv7 32bit

Basic info: I need to install UHD on my ZyBo board (by Digilent and Xilinx), but cannot. I have Xillinux Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. It has an ARMv7 architecture of 32bits.(Go to bottom for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server for ARM

I'm looking to download Ubuntu 12.04 server for ARM but I can't find it under the ARM image web folder (I found only uImage and uInitrd). Thanks.
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How to install an application from gitweb

I need to get the latest available version of an application called arm which is a terminal monitor for Tor. The download instructions [on the application webpage][2] has a link to an older version ...
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Where are the Ubuntu images for ARM?

I can't find ARM images for the latest Ubuntu release for an ARMv7 device undeer http://cdimage.ubuntu.com . In this guide there is a link that doesn't work anymore and there is a suggestion to ...
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Ubuntu on ARM platform PC

I have read that Ubuntu runs on ARM computers, but where are they then? I have searched and searched, but have found no pc maker that has ARM desktop computers, can some one please help me? I know ...
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Help with finding a Windows RT port [duplicate]

So far I've been getting a good bit of non-answers by other linux forums for a port (that works) of ubuntu for a Surface RT. I just want a dl link or a detailed walk through on how to make one myself, ...
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Where can I find the pkcs11 library for armhf?

I am looking for the pkcs11 library for using Gemalto IDPrime .NET smartcards on Ubuntu 13.04 armhf. The listed libraries for Ubuntu: ...
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How to build an ARM (Linaro) image in Ubuntu 13.10?

I am trying to build a Linaro image following this blog: http://fullshovel.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/new-life-into-a-linaro-based-server-image/ (I have also tried to follow the instructions in: ...
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Guide for using Juju in deploying to a Raspberry Pi

Where is a small-c canonical guide located for using Juju to deploy services to a Raspberry Pi or similar ARM board?
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List of available ubuntu packages for ARM processors?

Is there a list where I can prefilter architecture:arm and all ported packages appear? Up to now I just searched by trial and error, e.g. entered the name of the package (in packages.ubuntu.com) I am ...
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Add armhf as a suppoted architecture for guest KVM VMs (on a amd64 host)

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 setup with about 6 KVM VMs running. Guests are all x86 or amd64, host is a 2-socket Westmere Xeon box. Now I want to create a new guest VM but this time the guest VM ...
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Are there alternative repositories to ports.ubuntu.com for ARM?

I'm using on a Samsung chromebook (with an ARM chip). ports.ubuntu.com is a fairly slow mirror for me. Are there other mirrors that carry the ARM packages? ...
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I need a guide on the use of the script to install Ubuntu on my ARM Chromebook [duplicate]

This guy, mentioned this script, in this answer - but I need instructions on how to use it! Edit in Re: to comment/duplicate marks.. Unfortunately that script is the only one I know of, and it isn't ...
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How to recover password from ubuntu installed on sd card?

I've got my Ubuntu 13.04 ARM installed on the SD Card. System was working on beaglebone black. The image was installed following instructions in this wiki page: ...
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sudo apt-get update error on am335x evm board

I have am335x evm board installed Ubuntu 13.10 from rcn-ee.net. Now I want to install Ubuntu desktop but I’m getting some errors. I’m getting following console output when I type sudo apt-get update ...
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multiarch for armhf in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Can anyone guide me on how to set up my x86_64 Ubuntu 13.10 for building armhf libraries and executables ? I have already installed g++-4.8-arm-linux-gnueabihf, gcc-4.8-arm-linux-gnueabihf and ...
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Which version of gtk is compatible with Ubuntu ARM

I am learning GTK+ 3 on my pc which has Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Classes such as ListBox and Stack seem to be unavailable for 13.10 as they are packed in GTK 3.10 which only comes with 14.04. My aim ...
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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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ARM ubuntu fails to get certain packages

I have ARM ubuntu running under a chroot and everything seems to be set up and working well, however when I go to install certain packages I end up with failing to fetch errors, this does not happen ...
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Problems installing gcc for cross compiling for ARM

I've been trying to install the gcc-arm-linux-fnueabi package, and I've done it a few times by a few different methods but I always seem to be missing the c++ folder in the includes directory. To ...
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How to access information on SD Cards Ubuntu 12.10

I am running the arm version of Ubuntu 12.10. I need to install programs and view videos and such from an SD Card. Is that possible, and how could I accomplish that? Thanks in advance! P.S. I am ...
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How to access the internet on Ubuntu 12.10 armhf

How will I go about connecting to wireless internet with Ubuntu 12.10 armhf? How to install the Chromium browser?
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Node.js application is not working ARM Ubuntu

I use a Samsung ARM Chromebook as a dev machine, and as a result Node.js is absolutely essential. In the past I've had no issues with it whatsoever. However, due to unfortunate circumstances I was ...
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Problem with upstart sessions: unable to granpt:Exec format error

I have a very specific problem. I have installed an arm ubuntu 13.10 on chromebook with original chromebooks linux kernel. And I got the strange errors in ~/.xsession-errors which prevents me to ...