Embedded systems are compact, low-power devices which can run Ubuntu but DO NOT have an x86 CPU. They often (but not always) use the ARM family of processors and provide a reduced set of peripherals compared to a full PC.

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Uninstall Linux on an embedded board [closed]

I am using an embedded board, a FOX G20 V with an ATMEL AT91SAM9G20 processor. I would like to know first of all, which specific linux version I am using on this board, but also, how to remove it. ...
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Can installing Lubuntu instead of Ubuntu help in decreasing the processing time of my program on an embedded system?

I've written a machine vision processing algorithm on an embedded board which is going to be installed in the outdoor environment. The embedded system consists of an Intel Atom Dual Core processor ...
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Transfer all kernel logs (var/log/messages) to the snmp listener as SNMP trap

I am working with embedded system Dell DCS management sub system. Currently we are using Linux kernel 2.6.30 build and we have a kernel logs stored to the /var/log/messages path. Now we have to ...
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How do I guard ubuntu for power outage?

I develop industrial equipment with embedded PC and Ubuntu 12.04.3. Web server(apache) and DB(sqlite) running automatically when I turn on this PC. User can't shutdown in the correct sequence. ...
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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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how to disable unused services without using Gui?

I want to disable some unused services like bluetooth service, pulse audio service, speech dispatcher services for embedded platform. I have beagle bone black and Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable ...
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Does Ubuntu Precise Desktop 12.04 supports Memory Managment Unit (MMU) by default?

Does Ubuntu Precise Desktop 12.04 (32 bit) kernel has built-in default support for MMU? Is there any way to configure/disable/verify it? Thank you!
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Big data case study [closed]

I'm looking to port an existing BI (business intelligence) solution to open source. Can anyone reference a similar project with solutions that run atop Ubuntu server? Perhaps embedded? Thanks.
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Unix Signal handling in Qt Embedded Linux [closed]

I have an application for the USB interface in Qt (Embedded Linux). When a pen-drive is inserted, the kernel sends a signal for that and I want to recognize that signal and I want my Qt application ...
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Is Ubuntu suitable for an embedded system? [closed]

I am a beginner. I've heard a lot about Ubuntu, so I want to know if it's the perfect OS for me. I will be using it to learn embedded Linux and programming microcontrollers in C. Can I go with Ubuntu? ...
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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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No network interface for the lan9118 emulated on QEMU 1.4.0 overo machine

Im using QEMU 1.4.0 Ubuntu 13.04 distribution. Im trying to make the virtrual machine part of the host network so Im ussing this command: sudo qemu-system-arm -M overo -m 1024 -sd ./test.img -clock ...
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multithread handling in AM1808 using embedded Linux

I am using AM1808 ARM9 based board using GCC compiler (UBUNTU 10.04) . I am using Sqlite3 database management. I have some requirement regarding handling threads in background having access on ...
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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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boot-failure Using Pennwell boot 12.04 USB memory stick for Advantech ARK-1503 embedded computer

Getting Could not find kernel image: Vesamenu.c32 (return) boot: I see vesamenu.c32 in $PLUGINSDIR on the USB stick. What should I type to get the boot up to finish?
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NAND Flash interfacing ARM9 MTD partition not getting generated

I am developing an application on ARM9 based board using UBUNTU 10.04 and GCC as a compiler. Previously I have interfaced the NAND flash from STMicroelectronics ( NAND512W3A25NB ). It is of 64MByte. ...
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Developing GUI application for CLI Ubuntu Server

I need to be able to render my own GUI to the screen, but I'm not really sure how to do this considering I'm in a CLI environment. I don't want to install Ubuntu-desktop or anything, I don't need an ...
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How to force a clock update using ntp?

I am running Ubuntu on an ARM based embedded system that lacks a battery backed RTC. The wake-up time is somewhere during 1970. Thus, I use the NTP service to update the time to the current time. I ...
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Embedded .swf file in .pfd-Ubuntu 10.04

I have just finished a presentation in LaTeX. In this very .pdf file I have included a .swf animation(done with adobe flash CS5 in windows) which starts when you click on it. While I have already ...
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invalid command name “bind” - When Installing

I want to install Red Suite 4 (search on Google shows this problem is with installing other apps too) on my 64bit machine. I have installed the prerequisite packages: linux32 and ia32-libs (for ...
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What exactly is a chroot? Is it similar to a simultaneous dual boot?

It has been suggested to me that the use of a chroot might solve my problem of building an application that must run on an embedded device. I have inferred from this description that it is somehow ...
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Why does trying to get to a virtual terminal give me a “no signal” blank screen?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 and when I attempted to apply command line mode with CRTL-ALT-F1 my monitor complains that no signal is being sent to it and I get no display. However, via ...
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How do I install 10.04 on a Vortex86DX embdedded system?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor. The processor vendor claims support for Ubuntu 10.04 but I am having problems installing it. I am trying to ...
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Is Ubuntu an embedded Linux system?

I'm currently studying about Linux in general and what it is. I see that Linux is a high-performance operating system that breathes life to old hardware. Ubuntu is a distribution of Linux. But I'm ...
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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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Can I ssh (into a mobile device) via USB?

I have a tablet with a USB connection to a host computer. (Ideally the host is running Windows, but if absolutely necessary I could switch the host to be Ubuntu also.) I want to be able to SSH into ...
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Looking for a super-low-power any-arch DIY Squeezebox reciever

As I said in another recent question, I've recently bought into the Logitech Squeezebox range. I have a Radio (bedroom), Boom (kitchen) and Receiver (music room). These are all pretty good but they ...
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Automatically recreate partition if corrupt

I'm going to be embedding Ubuntu on an embedded device. I'm using a combination of aufs and a read only root to ensure that my root fs doesn't get corrupt. However, I want to be able to store logs, so ...
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How do I find out which boot loader I have?

I know Grub is the one installed by default when installing Ubuntu but I am faced with an embedded system running 9.10 Desktop Edition. Following are the contents of lsb-release file ...