Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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Internet over USB on BeagleBone Black

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the Beagle Bone Black. This image: https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/raring/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-10-08.img.xz This microcontroller allows to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 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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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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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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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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What is the status of getting flash and chromium for Ubuntu ARM?

I have Ubuntu dual booting on a Samsung ARM Chromebook but have to go back to Chrome OS if I want to watch a flash video or do a Google Hangout. Is there a way to have these capabilities in Ubuntu for ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Fixing sources.list on arm archirecture

I have Linaro Ubuntu installed on ARM device (Zynq Mini-ITX development board). Here is my # lsb_release -a output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Problems establishing serial connection with beagle bone black on ttyUSB0

I have tried using minicom, Putty, screen and cKermit to no avail. It looks as if the connection is intermittent from the output of dmesg | grep tty. [1627865.078080] usb 5-2: Product: AM335x USB ...
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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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How full is the Ubuntu ARM port (repositories)?

I'm thinking about buying a new laptop (Chromebook). Now I previously had a Chromebook and installed Crouton and Chrubuntu on it. Chrubuntu was bad, but I was quite happy with Crouton, battery ...
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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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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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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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Where can I find an ISO of 12.04 for ARM?

All I've found is PXE boot files, but no actual ISO image for the whole distribution. I need an ISO image because I can't get through the firewall to let the machine pull packages directly from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nexus 7 2012 with newer desktop Ubuntu

I read many about that and because I dont know what do with N7 I'd like install some linux on that. :-) In last days and nights I trying that and I succesfull installed Ubuntu Touch Preview and ...
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OsmocomBB - compile error

I tried to install OsmocomBB on my Ubuntu, I've got gnu-arm-toolchain, but when I'm compiling there is an error: configure: error: in `/home/robert/OsmocomBB/osmocom-bb/src/shared/libosmocore/build- ...
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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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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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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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Any cheap arm board that can run trusty [closed]

I was thinking of the mk802 but I didnt see anyone using trusty on it. I also thought of some others: beaglebone black; status = I think it does PCDuino v2; status = not sure cubox i1; status = no ...