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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Are there alternative repositories to ports.ubuntu.com for ARM?

I'm using on a Samsung chromebook (with an ARM chip). ports.ubuntu.com is a fairly slow mirror for me. Are there other mirrors that carry the ARM packages? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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USB Audio Problem [closed]

I have a Corewind WiFiG25 board based on the AT91SAMG25 400 MHz following Arm processor running Linux 3.6.9 built using Buildroot. I am attempting to play mp3 files using mpg123 connected to an ALSA ...
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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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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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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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Node.js application is not working ARM Ubuntu

I use a Samsung ARM Chromebook as a dev machine, and as a result Node.js is absolutely essential. In the past I've had no issues with it whatsoever. However, due to unfortunate circumstances I was ...
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I can't execute a binary file on ARM version of ubuntu!

I'm using an ARM version of ubuntu 12.04 and I need to run a binary file (to install a program). However, when I do so, it returns an error: $ ./qt-opensource-linux-x86-5.4.1.run ...
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How to setup Ubuntu on a Cubieboard or Cubietruck?

How should I go about installing Ubuntu on a Cubieboard?
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How can I deploy an existing installation across multiple ARM devices? [closed]

Problem Setup I am working on a home automation system (as a side project), and I plan on using the Odroid U3 running Ubuntu 14.04 in conjunction with ROS to act as individual nodes for this system. ...
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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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Raspberry Pi / ARM Emulation [closed]

I'd like to be able to boot an image of Raspbian Wheezy, for example. I've seen people using QEMU but they have to download Linux source and compile it or accept a pre-compiled one from an untrusted ...
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How to compile GitHub's Atom editor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GitHub's Atom editor. I'm using Ubuntu (trusty 14.04 with LXDE) on my Chromebook (via Crouton). It has an ARM processor (not Intel or AMD) so I can't use the .deb because that's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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cross-compiling a Linux kernel

I am cross-compiling a Linux kernel for an embedded ARM system, on Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) desktop. However, I now receive the following errors related to package. ...
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Minecraft Crashing, linux download

Hi so I've been going at this for hours and I have installed everything correctly, I'm using a HP 14 chromebook, and I hear you can get minecraft on it, with downloading a Linux desktop. I'm using ...
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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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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 ...