Questions relating to the use of ARM microchip architecture with Ubuntu

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Where can I find the pkcs11 library for armhf?

I am looking for the pkcs11 library for using Gemalto IDPrime .NET smartcards on Ubuntu 13.04 armhf. The listed libraries for Ubuntu: ...
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How to build an ARM (Linaro) image in Ubuntu 13.10?

I am trying to build a Linaro image following this blog: http://fullshovel.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/new-life-into-a-linaro-based-server-image/ (I have also tried to follow the instructions in: ...
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I need a guide on the use of the script to install Ubuntu on my ARM Chromebook [duplicate]

This guy, mentioned this script, in this answer - but I need instructions on how to use it! Edit in Re: to comment/duplicate marks.. Unfortunately that script is the only one I know of, and it isn't ...
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sudo apt-get update error on am335x evm board

I have am335x evm board installed Ubuntu 13.10 from rcn-ee.net. Now I want to install Ubuntu desktop but I’m getting some errors. I’m getting following console output when I type sudo apt-get update ...
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Which version of gtk is compatible with Ubuntu ARM

I am learning GTK+ 3 on my pc which has Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Classes such as ListBox and Stack seem to be unavailable for 13.10 as they are packed in GTK 3.10 which only comes with 14.04. My aim ...
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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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ubuntu desktop on arm device tablet gt-p3100 galaxy 7

i've read some post about installing ubuntu on arm device, but all refer to the ubuntu touch developer preview; is there any possibilities to install a desktop version "not touch" to my galaxy tab 2 ...
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Loading icc profiles on Ubuntu for PandaBoard [ARM]

I have a PandaBoard on which Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. I am having difficulty loading an .icc profile onto the system to calibrate my monitor. I tried Gnome's color settings and xcalib software but ...
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QT5.0 Cross compile for AM1808

I have a requirement to implement the JSON for file transfer. I found that QJsonDocument is only supported to the QT5.0. So that I am trying to Cross compile the QT5.0 for my processor(AM1808 ARM9). ...
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Ubuntu 12. 04 Android Studio will not load

Android Studio 0.2.2 won't load with JDK-8(build 1.8.0-ea-b102) on a Samsung ARM Chromebook with 32 bit Ubuntu12.04. I have tried older JDKs no luck. /Downloads/android-studio/bin$ ./studio.sh ...
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Full ubuntu on ARM device (specifically android based)?

Can full Ubuntu run on ARM based devices especially the current high end Android devices? I in particular require complete development environment (GCC, python, mysql etc) assuming there is enough RAM ...
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How can I make the top bar and launcher icons it holds thicker?

If you're trying to use the ubuntu-desktop arm image on a touch device (for example the nexus 7), making the top bar thicker would be a useful user interface tweak. I can already make the unity ...
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How to resolve SD card boot error “init: Failed to spawn hostname main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory”?

I'm trying to generate a bootable SD card for the Texas instruments am335x starter kit. The am335x is a Cortex-A8 (ARM). bootloader is working: uboot, directly from Texas instruments kernel is ...
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Why does sshpass not work on ARM?

I am trying to use the sshpass command to automate installation of software on remote systems. It was installed using sudo apt-get install sshpass Trying on my PC, using sshpass -e to provide a ...
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Failing to upgrade udev on 12.04 armhf (beagleboard)

I have just tried an usual update+upgrade today on my beagleboard and it fails as below: cprov@beagle-one:/var/lib/dpkg$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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problem with creating bootable sd-card for PandaboardES

I have followed instructions https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/ to write the image for Ubuntu 12.04. I had already done this before once in the past but with 11.10 Ubuntu sever Ed. Now I would like to write ...
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How to add user to separate filesystem (Armel)

I'm trying to work out how to add a user to a separate filesystem, as described here, specifically point 5: Add a local user and password for the user, then add the user to the adm and sudo groups. ...
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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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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 ...