Snappy Ubuntu Core is a minimal version of Ubuntu intended for large-scale deployments, bringing transactional updates.

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Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2 Fails to install anything

Snappy does not install ANYTHING at all and comes up with the following error: ubuntu@localhost:~$ sudo snappy install os-js.ogra os-js.ogra 23 MB ...
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Problems with updating ubuntu-core package on Raspberry PI 2

After I've ran snappy update-versions and snappy update I see follwing snappy versions -a output: ubuntu@localhost:~$ sudo snappy versions -a Part Tag Installed Available Fingerprint ...
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Unbound DNS queries sometime time out

I've just set up my own Unbound (1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.1) local DNS resolver on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation. I've re-used an Unbound config file I used in the past and it was perfectly working. ...
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What is Snappy Ubuntu Core?

Before everyone rushes to mark this as a duplicate, I have indeed read the other threads here and here, googled this, and visited the snappy homepage here searching to clear my confusion, and I ...
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RTLinux on Ubuntu 14.10 - AMD x64 machine

Can I install a full PREEMPT kernel on Ubuntu 14.10? I've found a lot of tutorials on the web, but none worked for me, 'cause I think they are out of date.
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Ubuntu Core Snappy Touch GUI app kiosk

I just learned about Ubuntu Core Snappy about 2 hours ago. I was very excited as I was thinking about making a stand alone java application that has a simple full screen touch GUI. This would be a ...
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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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play sound snappy ubuntu

I am playing around with the latest Canonical AMI's on Amazon EC2. Does anyone know of a way to play a .wav file with Ubuntu-Snappy? Will docking one of the apps for Snappy implement some way of ...
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Connection refused from Ubuntu VM to Snappy Ubuntu Core VM

My objective is to learn building and deploying Snappy packages/apps to Snappy Ubuntu Core platform. For this on my MacBook Pro, using VMware Fusion virtualisation tool I set up two virtual machines; ...
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How do you compare Ubuntu Server to Snappy Ubuntu Core?

How do you compare Ubuntu Server to Snappy Ubuntu Core for a single-board computer (SBC)? From what I've read I understand that the package managing system is different in Snappy. But, in general ...
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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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RaspberryPi Snappy Ubuntu. Screen only flashes on and of on boot

I've tried to follow the insturctions as best I can to make this work. When I plug the Raspberry in and boot it up, the screens shows first a window of colors for 1 or 2 seconds, next it shows a black ...
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How to set a permanent IP address on “Snappy” Ubuntu Core

I'm trying to use "Snappy" Ubuntu Core on a virtual environment (virt-manager) but I didn't see any guide to explain how to set a permanent IP address on Snappy. If I run this command: $: kvm -m 512 ...
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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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What is the difference between a Snappy apps and Charms (and click)

I have heard that the system in use to package and install apps in sandboxes on ubuntu is the click package on the desktopNext and phone/tablet. If I have understood well, a snappy ubuntu core apps, ...
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Snappy Ubuntu, how does it relate to Nix and Guix?

I searched for a comparison but found non and am not quite well informed enough to do it myself right now. All of them provide transactional updates, but different levels of containment. Snappy ...
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Difference between Snappy and Click

I don't understand the difference between Snappy and Click. Both allow for image based system updates. Both use app armor to confine apps. Soon Click will run on the desktop, phone and tablet and ...
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Snappy Ubuntu Core, no Docker or Owncloud in 'store'

I downloaded the image of Snappy Ubuntu Core for the Beaglebone Black, Alpha 2. When I now try to install Docker or Owncloud it cannot be found. Nor are the apps/framework available through the WebDM ...
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Ubuntu-Core Snappy ssl-certificate error

yesterday i was testing the new ubuntu core image for the raspberry pi 2. Everything started perfectly but i got an ssl-certificate error for every snappy command i wanted to execute. Internet ...
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How do I add a text editor to a ubunto core, snappy system? [closed]

I've been trying out snappy. (http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/).I got the snappy image to boot up under virtual box. I see that it doesn't come with any apps already installed, which is just ...
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Running latest docker version with snappy ubuntu core

I created a KVM virtual machine on my ubuntu 14.10 box using instructions at this link - http://www.ubuntu.com/cloud/tools/snappy#snappy-local After installing docker and executing docker --version ...
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Supercomputer from old computers [closed]

I have many computers sitting around. A netbook A laptop A desktop And another Desktop I was wondering if there is any software that is capable of taking the processing power of the computers ...
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How are the Ubuntu Core rootfs built?

Ubuntu provides "Ubuntu Core" rootfs for a range of architectures however the wiki page (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core) does not provide any information on how these rootfs are generated or what is the ...
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Is there a way to add repo to Snappy ubuntu core?

I am trying to install more stuff and I am seeing very little in snappy's install. Is there a way to use apt-get or add repositories to install?
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Packages for Ubuntu Core Snappy

How can I find out what packagges are available for Ubuntu Core? I've googled everything, but I can't seem to find a website like packages.ubuntu.com for Core.
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ubuntu core webdm alpha for Beaglebone Black not booting

I have tried the flashing SD card for Beaglebone Black with 'Ubuntu Core WEBDM' image i.e. 'ubuntu-core-WEBDM-alpha-02_armhf-bbb.img' as mentioned in the steps here. But the system is not booted. I ...
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Can I run Snappy Ubuntu Core as a guest inside Docker?

I'm aware that Snappy Ubuntu can host Docker containers. My question is whether it can also be run inside a container, as a Docker guest. The reason I'm asking is that I can't find any Snappy VM ...
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how to load Ubuntu Core “Snappy” as custom image on MaaS?

I'd like to upload on my MaaS server (ppa stable) the image of Ubuntu Core ("Snappy") to try it and provision new nodes using that custom image. I tested Snappy in a KVM environment and now I'd like ...
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Unable to connect to Snappy Ubuntu Core via ssh [closed]

I have installed the Snappy Ubuntu Core alpha using KVM, but cannot connect to it using SSH. SSH returns ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer, which seems like a server-side ...
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What is Ubuntu Core? [duplicate]

What exactly is Ubuntu Core, and how does it relate to Ubuntu itself (i.e. the main desktop and server distribution)? I've read the answer to this question, which says it's just a minimal install of ...
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Ubuntu core 14.04

I would like to install an Ubuntu minimal starting from a minimal root filesystem. I want to use Ubuntu core. My target device is based on a Qseven module x86 (32 bit): exactly my target device is ...
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Play audio on Ubuntu Core!

I installed Ubuntu Core 14.04 AMD 64. Now I want to play an audio! What exactly should be installed?! (I got this message on webkitgtk: jack server is not running or cannot be started) I got this by ...
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How is it that the size of Ubuntu Core grew so much between 13.10 and 14.04?

I noticed that the download size of Ubuntu Core almost doubled for the amd64 version between release 13.10 38M and 14.04 63M. The untarred "minimal" rootfs file system size did grow from 119M to ...
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What does Ubuntu Core consist of?

Exactly what does Ubuntu Core consist of? I know of a similar project called Ubuntu Mini Remix, which, while not an official Ubuntu project, is known to contain: ubuntu-minimal metapackage ...
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How to reduce consumed disk space for a 942 MB 13.10 amd64 server minimal install?

The goal is to have a have a headless server installation on a physical machine that only serves one service. In other words the server is dedicated to run a single task. You could also call this a ...
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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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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 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 ...