Ubuntu Core is a minimal version of Ubuntu intended for use in embedded systems.

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How to good and easy add all kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname -r) in Ubuntu Core deployment?

I would like to deploy "Ubuntu Core" (13.10) following the deployment instructions of "Ubuntu Core". This suggests - after installing linux - to add the kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname ...
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Ubuntu core keeps logging me out after successful login

I installed ubuntu core following this tutorial: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core/InstallationExample I tried these kernels linux-image-3.2.0-58-generic-pae_3.2.0-58.88_i386 ...
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Fresh 64bit install of 13.10 is not booting - core.img is shooting into void

Initial state: installing 13.10 64bit on external 1TB USB HD /dev/sda (SATA is off in BIOS due to HD falure; getting same error when SATA is ON). Before install: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6869437 When ...
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How to Install Ubuntu with Only Core Packages?

I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop and have set up the necessary partitions like this: / EFI System Partition /var /home To create the EFI System Partition, I made a 512 MB FAT32 partition ...
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Can Ubuntu Core be installed and does it run very well on the nexus 10?

Recently I've bought a Nexus 10 tablet. I did install Ubuntu Touch and do not find it ready for daily use. I have reinstalled Android 4.4.2. Since I don't like Android, I have in mind to install the ...
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What takes less space: debootstrap or Ubuntu Core?

I have a very small disk in my netbook. So I decided to offload all development files into chroot on an external drive. What will take less space initially, debootstrap installation or Ubuntu Core ...
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Some modules doesn't load on boot up

I have tried to build my custom installation of ubuntu using Ubuntu-core. All work the way I wanted except some modules for my devices like my touchpad and wireless doesn't load automatically, so I ...
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Ubuntu core on new Nexus 7?

Does Ubuntu Core (not Ubuntu Touch) also work on the new Nexus 7 with 1080p screen? It doesn't yet mention anything about the newer Nexus 7, just wondering if it is supported? If it is not ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Core on an SD card for use on a Pandaboard?

I'm a beginner with Linux. I don't know much about filesystems, root directories, kernels, etcetera. I've already looked at the official Ubuntu Core installation example. This and other guides I have ...
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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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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 use apt-get on Ubuntu Core ARM?

I have running Ubuntu Core on my PandaBoard following this guide. Ubuntu Core has apt-get so I can install new packages but everything I want to install fails. I have used: apt-get update apt-get ...
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How can I install Cinnamon on a minimal CLI installation?

I've come across similar, already answered questions on this website; however none of them deals with starting from the scratch - the Ubuntu core. The normal release of 12.04 was not responding well ...
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Bios clock reset on every boot.. hardware or software failure?

I am running crunchbang (#!) linux on my netbook (which uses an ubuntu core). When I start my netbook (running on battery) I am prompted to reset my Bios settings. This causes some problems with my ...
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Admin users on an Ubuntu Core installation

I installed Ubuntu Core using these instructions, and added a user. But when I try to add the user to the admin group, it says the group does not exist. What do I do? PS I had to install sudo, ...
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What commands are needed to install Ubuntu Core?

Ubuntu Core's wiki page page contains the instructions to install Ubuntu Core on a target media: Uncompress (do not unpack) rootfs Format target media: at least one partition should be ext2, ...
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Can I download Ubuntu 'Lite' - just the core?

As a bit of a personal project im wanting to create a very lightweight desktop environment with something like fluxbox. As a start point im wanting to use something like a lightweight version of ...