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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Does Ubuntu work on a Raspberry Pi Zero?

A new super-cheap version of the Raspberry Pi was recently announced. I'd like to stuff these all over my house doing cool nonsense. My question is, will I be able to use Ubuntu on them?
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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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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 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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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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How do I install Ubuntu on an Ouya?

Having recently bought an Ouya, and generally being interested in ARM-powered hardware, I realised that the Ouya could double up as an excellent little ARM Linux Desktop. All I would need to do is ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I get Involved in the Ubuntu (Mobile) Dev Team?

Like the title states, how can I join the Ubuntu Mobile development team? I'm not too experienced but I'd like to help out as I enjoy prototyping hardware with Ubuntu.
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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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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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Are there plans to port Ubuntu to the Nexus 10?

I really want Ubuntu on a tablet, but the Nexus 7 is just to small for my tastes. I feel as though the Nexus 10 would be a much better fit. Should I just get the Nexus 7 or should I expect a Nexus 10 ...
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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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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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How to setup Ubuntu on a Cubieboard or Cubietruck?

How should I go about installing Ubuntu on a Cubieboard?
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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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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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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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Command Line Install Only

I want to install Ubuntu on a small ARM-based device (TrimSlice) to control a bitcoin mining device, but I have no need for a GUI. I don't want Xorg, I don't want Unity, no Nouveau, none of that. I ...
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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 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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Ubuntu emulator takes +100% CPU but doesn't start

I've checked the emulator docs on ubuntu devel web and here on askubuntu, but can't find anything addressing this emulator problem, so I'm posting it here. When installing emulator from Android SDK ...
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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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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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Why a single cross compiling doesnt work? Error: bash: ./test1: No such file or directory

I'm using my Ubuntu 14.10 x64 PC to cross compile to run my programs in my Beaglebone Black but I'm getting a strange error when I try to run the compiled program in my BBB. The command lines bellow ...
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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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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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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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Need information regarding Ubuntu for Android

As far as I understand, Ubuntu for Android is not the same as Actual Ubuntu in Desktops. So I am confusing both with each other. Please enlighten me on this. Could Ubuntu on Android run 32bit ...
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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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Help with cross-compiling for ARM

I have recently been trying to cross-compile programs for ARM. However, when I run make, I always get an error within a minute or less that says something like ...
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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 ...