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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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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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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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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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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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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. What is Snapcraft and how does it relate to snappy Ubuntu?
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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execute script when network interface is up

i have this piece of bash script : internal=$(/sbin/ifconfig $adapter | grep "inet addr" | awk -F: '{print $2}' | awk '{print $1}') $adapter="eth0" i want to execute this until internal has the ...
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Setup static ipv6 address in /etc/network/interfaces

After changing to a new ISP last week I got a new IPV6 address at home. The IPV6 address is global so not just for my home connection. Because of this address my mail server isn't working properly ...
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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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samba server not accesible from ubuntu 14 but possible from android

**I am using raspbeery pi for smb share, it is accessible from android ES explorer, both public and protected from ubuntu 14 it is able to access only public shared, not able to access protected ...
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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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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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Why can i not print to a network attached printer from Ubuntu?

I am using my Rasberry Pi as a print server using Samba. I have followed this tutorial, but i cannot print from my ubuntu laptop. I have added it as Windows Printer via Samba. But i get the ...
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How do I establish 'wireless internet connection sharing' via ethernet to Raspberry pi [duplicate]

I have searched this subject in great detail and still not able to connect my raspberry pi to the web via Ethernet. I have no problems making ssh contacts with the pi. I used this video as a start ...
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Can I customize users privilege?

I want to create a new user for my friend and let him access to my raspberry pi remotely from another city using SSH. I want to let him do what ever he wants except accessing respi-config other users ...
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Let Raspberry Pi connect to internet through Ubuntu in virtual machine

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed in a virtual machine in OS X. There's a Raspberry Pi connected to the same mac via direct ethernet wire. The mac is connected to the internet via wifi connection. ...
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Ubuntu + Raspberry Pi 2

I have a question about Raspberry pi 2 and Ubuntu. I have seen in YouTube videos Ubuntu runs videos very slow because of NO video driver support in Ubuntu (including other versions / Lubuntu, Linaro ...
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Ubuntu Mate (raspberry) upgrade kernel Version

I have the latest Ubuntu-MATE image on my raspberry. I configured rpi-update from github but it is not upgrading kernel version although it says that it has upgraded it. However the latest kernel ...
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Yakuake not responding after hitting F12

I'm using Yakuake (it's a drop down terminal emulator) to manage my terminals and work in multiple terminals, switch between them... First you must launch the application and by clicking on F12 the ...
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Seq24 connecting to Akai MPX8

I'm fairly new to Linux, SEQ24 and Midi. Good background on Windows and programming in general. Issue #1 I loaded seq24 (version 0.9.2) onto a Raspberry PI2. It seemed to load OK. However I can't ...