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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 for Ubuntu?

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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to get a static IP to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with a Raspberry Pi 2

I'm having trouble with setting a static IP address on my Rasp Pi. I've tried out a lot of different solutions but none have worked thus far. Here's my current setup: nano /etc/network/interfaces ...
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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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How to install a desktop on Ubuntu Snappy Core 15.04?

I have installed Ubuntu Snappy Core 15.04 into my Raspberry Pi. I would like to install a desktop, but if I try to install Xorg or any "ubuntu-desktop" using the snappy install command, it always ...
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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 ...