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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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How can I burn a Raspberry Pi image to SD card from Ubuntu?

I'm sure this must be fairly simple but can't find it here. How does one go from having a blank SD card to having an SD card that boots a Raspi?
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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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Cross-Compile for ARM?

How do I set up GCC for cross compiling for the ARM processor? The host would be on x68 ( AMD64 - Ubuntu 12.04 ) and the target would be ARM ( Raspberry Pi as well as Pandaboard - will do separate ...
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What is Snapcraft?

I've been trying snappy Ubuntu core on a Raspberry Pi 2 device, and I've heard I can use Snapcraft to do development on it. Now I hear that snaps are available on the desktop and server for Ubuntu 16....
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Can I use Ubuntu One on the Raspberry Pi?

I am an Ubuntu One user on multiple platforms and want to know if there is a way I can use Ubuntu One with my Raspberry Pi?
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Is there a way for MaaS to Commission a Raspberry Pi 3B?

I have a small lab (literally) of 3 RBP-3B units with SATA and SD drives attached running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have installed software on them to create a Ceph cluster but its tricky and pretty ...
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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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GPIO on raspberry pi

I am running ubuntu on a raspberry pi and I cannot figure out how to activate the GPIO pins. I am trying to activate a python script with a button press. Here is my script: import RPi.GPIO as GPIO ...
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How to send sound using pulseaudio and shairplay to a Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to use my Pi as a wireless Audio receiver. I read airplay is a good and easy way to do this, so I installed shairplay on my Pi. I can use the connected speakers via my Android smartphone ...
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Easiest way to add a GUI to a Python code?

I'm planning out a Raspberry Pi project, and I want to make it very easy to use. My dad will be using it, and I'd like for it to be usable without having to interact with the terminal. I just want a ...
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How to connect wifi network from raspberry pi 2 (snappy)

I've set up new raspberry pi 2 with snappy core. And I couldn't find how to connect wifi network from snappy terminal. My wifi dongle working correctly but there is no iwconfig in snappy core. Wlist ...
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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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Service isc-dhcp-server fails to start

I'm currently working on a project of making an highly secured router with my RaspberryPi to navigate anonymously on the net. Yet, I'm not able to correctly configurate the daemon to finalise the wifi ...
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Is Snappy Core available for Raspberry Pi 3?

If it's available, I can't seem to find it on the site. If it's not, can someone please link me to as much information as possible so that I can track progress on developments? Thanks.
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How to cross-compile programs for the Raspberry Pi with gcc?

I am fond of using gcc to compile small little C and C++ programs on my main computer. However, I also have a Raspberry Pi, and, being a 700-MHz single-core computer, I would prefer to not have to do ...
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How to share a folder on Ubuntu to Raspberry Pi 3 over local WiFi network?

I am planing to buy RaspberryPi 3 and have it connected to my TV. I also have a lot of movies on Windows partition in my dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 & Win 8 machine (Win 8 isn't used, but is there). I ...
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How to transfer files one-way every x minutes from remote machine?

Here's my setup: Dell Dimension w/ Ubuntu Server 12.10 running 24/7 at a remote location outside my internal network 1TB ext HD attached to server, actively downloading movies/tv Raspberry Pi w/ ...
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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 can I make Ubuntu to run only one application on startup [duplicate]

I am currently developing a quad copter controller that is touch screen and powered by Raspberry Pi. I already know how to program using Python, but I am having trouble making it run my only app on ...
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Ubuntu Server with Raspberry Pi Motion Camera

I have an Ubuntu Server that I use as a web server. Everything works great, I have multiple sites set up. My router allows only one device to own the public IP which is my Ubuntu Server. I set up a ...
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Trouble booting Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2

I have installed Ubuntu Core Snappy (ubuntu-15.04-snappy-armhf-raspi2.img) on a miniSD card following the [official instructions1]. Everything went fine with no error and the miniSD has 3 partitions ...
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cat: /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases: No such file or directory

I've searched all over the internet, but couldn't find any answers of my problem.. I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to my laptop. But whenever i try to check the ip address of my raspberry, i get ...
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How to create a shell script and run it?

I'm currently doing my coursework for OCR A452 which is a research assessment which wants you to use forums to research the answers to your question. Anyway, my question is that I have created the ...
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Does Ubuntu Snappy Core work with Raspberry Pi 1?

Does Ubuntu Snappy Core work with Raspberry Pi 1 (the original model)?
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Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2 failing to boot

I've just got brand new Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and tried to install Snappy Ubuntu Core alpha-02 on a brand new Samsung EVO 16 GB micro SD card. When I boot the Pi, I don't see it appear on the ...
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Shell script in Ubuntu raspberry pi 2

I am writing the shell script in Ubuntu for raspberry pi 2. Here is my script. #!/bin/sh source /home/ubuntu/ros_package/devel/setup.bash roslaunch uvc_camera camera_node.launch & #Open new tab ...
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Unable to update on Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3 [duplicate]

Running sudo apt-get update in Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3, gives me the error: Hit:1 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-raspi2/ppa-rpi3/...
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How can I install Ubuntu with APT (not Snappy) on the Raspberry Pi 2?

http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ lists only a Snappy Ubuntu Core image for the Noobs OS installer. Is it possible to install a traditional Ubuntu OS, featuring apt-get together with the standard ...
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Ubuntu operated from raspberry PI, is it possible? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have Ubuntu put onto a 32gb sd card and be operated from a raspberry PI
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How to connect raspberry pi into Ubuntu?

I just picked myself up a raspberry pi, I am trying to connect the pi to my computer via Ethernet to access my video files. So far it seems to not notice any ethernet connection to my computer. I am ...
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Rasbperry pi, emulation on ubuntu

I was looking to virtually emulate Raspberry pi on UBUNTU 12.04. If anyone has tried it, please provide the instruction for that. I saw some article: rasbperrypi.org . But I'm still confused, if ...
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Unique project to join Raspberry Pi 2 running Ubuntu to a Windows domain controller

Our teacher gave us an unique project to join a Raspberry Pi 2 running Ubuntu to the schools windows domain controller. If we succeed they are considering creating a whole lab using Raspberry Pi 2's, ...
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can't run interface and virtual interface at the same time

So I am trying to create an ad-hoc network between a couple of devices. I also need to run hostapd in order to capture probe request packets. I have a wireless adapter (TL-WN722N) that is capable of ...
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Edit files on written SD Card (on Ubuntu laptop, edit boot files for Raspberry Pi)

I have just set up my Raspberry Pi and get a no signal when it is attached through a HDMI cable. I've seen that this is not uncommon and requires you to enter hdmi_force_hotplug=1 and hdmi_safe=1 in ...
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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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use eth0 and wlan0 at same time

I have a Raspberry pi and I have connected it to my laptop via LAN cable in order to remote it, on the other side I want to use my WiFi to use internet. When I connect to both of them one of them ...
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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Two instances of Conky keeps flickering

I would like to have two instances of conky running om my screen (possibly three later on) as I would like to show statistics from my two Raspberry Pi's. I'm running Xubuntu/XFCE4 by the way :) I ...
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Progress of “apt-get install ubuntu-desktop” on mini-board computer? [closed]

I have a new BeagleBone Black. I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 in which I have succeeded, but then I wanted a GUI, in this case the Ubuntu Desktop itself. Can anyone tell me how long it will take ...
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Apache2 Syntax error, can't access 000-default

I have been using Apache2 and Webmin with my Raspberry Pi. After a restart and reinstallations Apache won't start. > sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 268 of /etc/...
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Make bootable image from non-bootable to use with qemu

I hope the question is not duplicate, I didn't find anything helpful by myself. (And sorry for my english) I have a new Raspberry Pi, and I need to install on it an os with some softwares. I ...
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Ubuntu desktop for Raspberry Pi 2? [duplicate]

Is there a desktop version of Ubuntu that runs on a Raspberry Pi 2? Not just the 'core' functionality like Windows 10.
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Using an external flash drive with a Snappy application

I'm developing an application that utilizes the Raspberry Pi 2 and will most likely use Snappy. Many of the systems will be standalone (not normally connected to the Internet). I need to manage the ...
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How to install apache on a Raspberry Pi 2 Ubuntu Snappy Core?

I installed Snappy Ubuntu Core on a Raspi, hoping to use it as a webserver, however I can't apt-get install packages and snappy install has virtually no packages available (right now). Do I have to ...
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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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Installed Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi

I have installed Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi. When I insert the SD card into the Raspberry Pi, it is taking me to a command window. How do I switch to desktop view or GUI? I am not able to connect to the ...
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Remote Desktop - RDP blank screen and aborts after disconnect

Attention: I scrolled through a lot of questions and didn't find an answer, please don't mark this as duplicate! A similar question is already here, but sadly it didn't receive any answers. I'm ...
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Recipe for target 'vmlinux' failed?

I'm attempting to build a kernel for QEMU to emulate a raspberry pi: http://xecdesign.com/compiling-a-kernel/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/kernel/building.md However, running the ...
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Will Ubuntu Software Center function in Raspbian OS?

Can I install Ubuntu Software Center in Raspbian? Will it work properly? Will proprietary apps work properly?