Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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Lubuntu 12.10 ARM, how to get qemu's glibc for x86_64 running?

So I have a machine with Lubuntu 12.10 that runs on a arm processor architecture. (If it is of any help: It's an AC100 Toshiba netbook, I got lubuntu on it using this: ...
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cross compiling to ArchLinux ARM? [duplicate]

What is the process to cross compile ArchLinux ARM packages? In particular is it possible to build packages from: http://archlinuxarm.org/packages "directly"? Thanks
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ubuntu desktop on arm device tablet gt-p3100 galaxy 7

i've read some post about installing ubuntu on arm device, but all refer to the ubuntu touch developer preview; is there any possibilities to install a desktop version "not touch" to my galaxy tab 2 ...
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Loading icc profiles on Ubuntu for PandaBoard [ARM]

I have a PandaBoard on which Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. I am having difficulty loading an .icc profile onto the system to calibrate my monitor. I tried Gnome's color settings and xcalib software but ...
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Trying to compile powertop for arm using cross compile in Ubuntu with malloc issue

I have been trying to compile powertop for an arm device. I saw powertop talked about here quite a bit and I am using Ubuntu to cross compile for the armv7l. The configure goes through checking ...
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QT5.0 Cross compile for AM1808

I have a requirement to implement the JSON for file transfer. I found that QJsonDocument is only supported to the QT5.0. So that I am trying to Cross compile the QT5.0 for my processor(AM1808 ARM9). ...
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Ubuntu 12. 04 Android Studio will not load

Android Studio 0.2.2 won't load with JDK-8(build 1.8.0-ea-b102) on a Samsung ARM Chromebook with 32 bit Ubuntu12.04. I have tried older JDKs no luck. /Downloads/android-studio/bin$ ./studio.sh ...
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Full ubuntu on ARM device (specifically android based)?

Can full Ubuntu run on ARM based devices especially the current high end Android devices? I in particular require complete development environment (GCC, python, mysql etc) assuming there is enough RAM ...
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Ubuntu on tf300t

Is Ubuntu able to run on asus transformer pad tf300t, with nvidia tegra 3 and 1 gb ram? Is it usable? Does libreoffice work? I have seen many videos on youtube but none satisfies my curiosity.
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How to Add Backports repository to ubuntu on arm

I have installed ubuntu, 12.04 lts, on my chromebook via chroot and I want to add the backports repository to my sources.list file. The problem I have is that I cannot figure out what is the correct ...
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Virtually install arm OS on x86 hardware

I have a small question. Is there any way I can install a ubuntu VM based on arm infrastructure using Qemu which is installed on Ubuntu X-86 architecture.. I am not sure that can be done. Is there anu ...
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How to detect usb devices dynamically in ubuntu ARM?

In beaglebone black when i plug or unplug a usb device there is no change in /sys tree. I need to restart the beaglebone to detect usb devices. Is this related to plug-n-play?
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Cross compile LibzDb from ARM A9 based Micro processor

I am using AM1808 ARM9 based micro processor for my project on ubuntu v10.04 using G++ compiler. I am using sqlite3 database for data management. My application needs to multiple access to database ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

I am trying to get a nice desktop OS to the tablet in the project http://thermatk.github.io/opensgn-easy/ (currently info about kernel building is a bit outdated though) and there is a "little" ...
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What ARM tablet can I run regular Ubuntu and XBMC and hook up an external HDD…?

I want to run XBMC on an ARM Tablet, using bluetooth keyboard and an external 4TB hard drive to substitute a typical HTPC. . P.S.: HTPC doesn't exist as a tag... can someone who is not new here ...
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Support for Marvell or Applied Micro X-Gene SoCs

Will ubuntu be available for the soon to be released Applied Micro X-Gene and Marvell SoCs targeted for the HP Moonshot systems?
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multithread handling in AM1808 using embedded Linux

I am using AM1808 ARM9 based board using GCC compiler (UBUNTU 10.04) . I am using Sqlite3 database management. I have some requirement regarding handling threads in background having access on ...
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Package Repository for ARM32

Is there a repository of .deb packages for 32-bit ARM architecture. I'm having issues compiling several gnome packages and I'd rather acquire the binaries directly.
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Ubuntu ARM 13.4

I am looking at purchasing a Samsung Chromebook with the integrated 3G (Exynos5 based one). I am trying to find out if the following packages are available in the Ubuntu arm version that can be made ...
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Will be have Ubuntu working on Raspberry Pi in the future? [duplicate]

Is something being actively done to support ARM 6 architecture in order to make it work on Raspberry PI? We can't afford to miss this. Raspberry PI is Linux friendly. I just spent the last hour seeing ...
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NAND Flash interfacing ARM9 MTD partition not getting generated

I am developing an application on ARM9 based board using UBUNTU 10.04 and GCC as a compiler. Previously I have interfaced the NAND flash from STMicroelectronics ( NAND512W3A25NB ). It is of 64MByte. ...
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Rootstock not working

I am getting this error: ./rootstock: 1000: ./rootstock: cannot create /tmp/tmp.C7sAyhcAxf/tmpmount/etc/fstab: Directory nonexistent Ubuntu 13.04 When I want to create simple qemu image with this ...
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How can I make the top bar and launcher icons it holds thicker?

If you're trying to use the ubuntu-desktop arm image on a touch device (for example the nexus 7), making the top bar thicker would be a useful user interface tweak. I can already make the unity ...
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Stop GUI boot ubuntu ARM

I am using an ARM version of Ubuntu (Lubuntu specifically) on a pcDuino. I want to use it as more of a server as opposed with a monitor. One of the first obvious things to do would be to disable ...
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4Gb sd recognized as 1.6Gb

I used as dd command to make my 4GB sd card bootable for arch linux arm as explained here since it didn't work I tried formatting the card in my ubuntu again but now it recognizes it as a 1.6GB card ...
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How to check if openvpn is connected in Upstart?

I need to run a script after mysql and openvpn are started (Ubuntu for ARM). I can succesfully run the script with upstart with this .conf: # my upstart for logging boot start on (starting openvpn ...
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Installing ARM Development Studio on Ubuntu 12.10

I'd like to install an ARM Development Studio environment on Ubuntu 12.10. I Googled it, but didn't find anything useful. Can anyone help me, please.
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How to resolve SD card boot error “init: Failed to spawn hostname main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory”?

I'm trying to generate a bootable SD card for the Texas instruments am335x starter kit. The am335x is a Cortex-A8 (ARM). bootloader is working: uboot, directly from Texas instruments kernel is ...
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User Mode Linux on ARM

I usually use UML but seems ARM architecture doesn't support it. Can I use UML on ARM? Before this I shared tiny servers with my friends. Now, I bought ARM based server. Anybody knows how to use UML ...
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Ubuntu ARM ldd can't find libs

I have a program that compiled fine on Ubuntu ARM (12.04) but it cannot run due to linking errrs. e.g. libX11.so.6 cannot be found, however it is clearly in /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf ldconfig -v ...
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“Ubuntu on a stick” devices?

Is anyone aware of any good "PC on a stick" or "System on a stick" devices that are good to run Ubuntu 12.10 - or even better, have Ubuntu preinstalled? ARM or x86. I'm looking for something like ...
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Why does sshpass not work on ARM?

I am trying to use the sshpass command to automate installation of software on remote systems. It was installed using sudo apt-get install sshpass Trying on my PC, using sshpass -e to provide a ...
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Failing to upgrade udev on 12.04 armhf (beagleboard)

I have just tried an usual update+upgrade today on my beagleboard and it fails as below: cprov@beagle-one:/var/lib/dpkg$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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problem with creating bootable sd-card for PandaboardES

I have followed instructions https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/ to write the image for Ubuntu 12.04. I had already done this before once in the past but with 11.10 Ubuntu sever Ed. Now I would like to write ...
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Running ARM(EL) executables on ARM(HF) system - Missing Symlink to dynamic Loader?

I am using an Ubuntu 12.10 (ARMHF) distribution on a panda board. I want to run applications compiled for ARMEL. It was not possible due to a changed dynamic loader location ...
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How to add user to separate filesystem (Armel)

I'm trying to work out how to add a user to a separate filesystem, as described here, specifically point 5: Add a local user and password for the user, then add the user to the adm and sudo groups. ...
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apt reports dependency “is not installable” for installed (virtual) package

I'm trying to install armel libraries and gcc support on an armhf system. I've installed libc6-dev:armel to get the armel libraries and headers, and now believe that I need to install gcc-multilib to ...
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Wireless connection by using command screen

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 armhf to my beagleboard-xm and now trying to connect to a wireless network. First, I checked if I can search for available networks: ubuntu@arm:~$ iwlist scan lo ...
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How to start service in a chroot independently of the host system?

I'm using chroot to create ARM Ubuntu installation from Ubuntu Core image. If I mount /proc and /sys all started services intercept with host system (trying to restart dbus is the worst thing it have ...
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Squeak-VM in Ubuntu 12.04 ARM

There is a Squeak-VM package for Ubuntu 12.04 here: Squeak-VM armhf binary. Using Ubuntu for ARM on my Toshiba AC100 I can't find this package when I search for it with aptitude. Do I have to add ...
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No mention of ARM versions of Lubuntu .. on the main website? [closed]

Just a question for the Lubuntu team really - I am a huge fan of Lubuntu - thank you and congratulations on creating a great distribution. I am just surprised to notice that, the main website ...
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How to submit binaries to the armel repository?

I often find myself compiling binaries for my tablet, since it's running the arm version of Ubuntu Precise and there is not a lot of newer software available for it. As an example, Gimp 2.8 took like ...
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What PPAs support the ARM architecture (armel)?

I'm running Ubuntu arm 11.10 on my asus eee pad tablet. I would like to have access to all my options. What PPAs support armel right now? Or What third party repos work with ubuntu arm? I usually ...
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Which players are known to be able or not to be able to play DVD saved as a directory on a Toshiba AC100 (ARM)

The answer to this question should help one to choose the player to run in Ubuntu 12.04 on Toshiba AC100 (ARM) if one wants to play a DVD saved in a directory in the filesystem. The layout of the ...
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How do I run Ubuntu 12.04 ARM supported Edition on Oracle Virtual Box on Windows

I have downloaded the compressed preinstalled image from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OmapDesktopInstall The file downloaded was ubuntu-12.04-preinstalled-desktop-armhf+omap.img.gz Its a compressed ...
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How to install pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 in beagleboard-xm board?

I purchased new beagleboard-xm. Can you please tell me, how to install Ubuntu 12.04 in SDcard, and load it in beagleboard-Xm? I downloaded the img.gz file from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OMAP
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No such file or directory (Not 64bits!)

I am cross-compiling a program on my PC (12.04) for my beaglebone (12.04 precise armhf). But when I try to execute the program on beaglebone: root@omap:/home/ubuntu/helloworld# ./helloworldtest ...
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CLI looking/acting strange on a BeagleBone

I'm having an issue with the Command Line Interface. I'm running Precise 12.04 armhf on a BeagleBone and all the functionality works fine that I need. I have a 'cosmetic problem' when logged in as the ...
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Which other “photo booth” program can I use besides cheese (on a Toshiba AC100)?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba AC100 several days ago, as described at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/TEGRA/AC100, and seeing during the installation that the OS was able to use the camera ...
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Having set up a DCHP server, what do I need to do for the rest of my network?

I've got a Raspberry Pi arriving any day now, and I intend to use it (amongst other things) as a DHCP server. Currently we have a few devices on our network to which we would like to assign static ...