Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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Can a Raspberry Pi run Ubuntu?

I was thinking about buying a Raspberry Pi, and running Ubuntu on it. I have looked around the web, and a lot of stuff says that it's difficult for it to work on ARM processors. Has anyone figured out ...
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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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What's the status of Raspberry Pi support?

Will 12.10's arm edition support raspberry pi? I just bought one and would prefer running Ubuntu over Fedora.
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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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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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What ARM single-board computers does are supported by Ubuntu?

Recently, ARM single-board systems like the BeagleBoard has been made available on the market. Unlike phones or tablets, these systems can be run as regular PC. But with the varieties of ARM ...
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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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Is Ubuntu-ARM essentially the same as Ubuntu?

I assume, the major difference is that it, and its included software, can run on ARM, whereas ordinary Ubuntu can't? Are there any other differences? Does Ubuntu ARM only run Unity 2D? Are 3D effects ...
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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 ...