Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
164 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
574 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
540 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
885 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
759 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
9k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
672 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
447 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
355 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
206 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
523 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
438 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
904 views

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 ...