Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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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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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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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 ...
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Nvidia drivers not working on Toshiba AC100

I had ubuntu 11.10 working well on this netbook, but I decided to upgrade to the latest release. I followed official ubuntu wiki tutorial and managed to install the system correctly. What bugs me, is ...
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How do I write the ARMHF OMAP4 image to an sdcard?

I'm trying to write Ubuntu_12.04_armhf_Omap4 image on a SD card for the first time. After decompressing the image I get a raw file. Does it need to be converted to .img file, or what else?
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qemu-system-arm fails with “Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!” [closed]

I am trying to build an arm rootfs using ubuntu 12.04 (but I get the same problem also with 11.10). I am following this ...
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gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi package not found on 10.04 LTS (Lucid)

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 ...
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ARM Cortex A8 Freescale i.MX515 still supported in 12.04?

I want to buy a ARM based Netbook (Herkules eCafé Slim HD) with ARM Cortex A8 Freescale i.MX515. The Netbook comes preinstalled with Ubuntu, I guess 10.04. Is this ARM Controller still supported in ...
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How to stream HDMI input to a desktop window

Is it possible to stream a HDMI/DVI input into a window and not to the whole monitor/screen area? I'm developing some application for a Pandaboard running the Linaro distribution(Linaro is Ubuntu for ...
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Which one is better for Ubuntu? ARM or Intel?

If i was going to buy a new laptop or pc which would be better if i would only install Ubuntu? I've read some articles about Ubuntu booting really fast with ARM and on their new 12.04 they promised ...
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Configure Linux Kernel for ARM

I want to configure kernel 2.6.30 for ARM CPU in a graphical environment (under Ubuntu 10.04). There is program , named "qconf" witch do this easily . But I can't run it . I download and install ...
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Ubuntu on Google(Android) TV box for XBMC [closed]

it is possible to install ubuntu on a (android) google tv box like this? I want to make a cheap XBMC box. I have seen success on a ARM processor beagleboard. Google tv boxes dus also run an arm. It ...
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Which ARM SoC are supported by Ubuntu/will be supported in future?

I want to build an ARM based home server and a HTPC and I want to know which ARM SoCs are currently supported by Ubuntu or will be supported in the (near) future. Will Nvidia Tegra 2/3 be supported?
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Was OMAP3 support dropped for 12.04?

The omap3 images was deleted from the cdimages yesterday. Was it dropped or is the OMAP4 identical to them?
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Is programming on ARM a good choice? [closed]

I'm looking for a portable, lightweight device to do some programming on. Up to now the natural choice would have been a notebook but with Tegra 3 tablets due in a few weeks the necessary performance ...
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How to start with ARM development in Ubuntu?

I've once programming with Keil C51, and later I found sdcc/uCsim is more elegant for me (though Keil C51 do optimization better), so I don't need Keil C51 anymore, and now I'm heavy relied on uCsim ...
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What kernels exist for Toshiba's ac100 and where to get them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install on Toshiba ac100 I have an ac100 and know that there is the possibility to flash a custom kernel and boot Ubuntu that way. Also, there are several ...
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Does any version of Ubuntu ARM support ARM926EJ-S rev 5 (v5l)

The Android System Info application on my tablet says that my processor is ARM926EJ-S rev 5 (v5l). Which version of Ubuntu ARM will work on it? Will I have any issues finding packages for the ARM ...
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Where can I find a precompiled gcc 3.4.6 or 2.95 ARM cross-compiler? [closed]

I need to rebuild a very old Linux 2.4 kernel for an ARM device. Said kernel will (as far as I know) not build correctly with gcc 4. So I need an older compiler for it. Unfortunately none of my ...