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BeagleBoard is a family of credit-card sized, low-power, open-hardware, ARM-based computers capable of running Ubuntu. Its primary site is BeagleBoard.org

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fatal error: asm/linkage.h: No such file or directory, C/C++ problem

I am trying to compile code that I downloaded from this GitHub repository on Eclipse CDT 3.8.1 and using Ubuntu 16.04 and kernel version 4.13.0-041300-lowlatency (because this project works on Xenomai ...
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Why my .rules pmount USB stick on a BBB, but without write permissions for $USER?

(Talking about a BeagleBone Black, if this matters) I'm following a common example found on the web to automount/dismount a USB stick, which uses udev rules: My /etc/udev/rules.d/99-automount.rules ...
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Missing driver source code in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create an spi Linux module. When I try to see function definition of built-in functions in the path referred in Bootlin Elixir Cross Referencer in my system, I'm unable to find the C ...
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Will Ubuntu Snappy Core work on the BeagleBone boards

I'm becoming increasingly interested in using Ubuntu Snappy Core, instead of Debian for the BeagleBone. However, I can't seem to understand if this would work well on the BeagleBone development ...
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TTYMAX0 is missing in /dev

we are using MAX14830(SPI to QUAD Uart). MAX14830 IC is connected to SPI1 of beaglebone black. We have enabled the driver in the Linux and written DTS for max14830. in dmesg ttyMAX0-3 if comming but ...
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/proc/ioports is empty in beagleboard

I am trying to find the port addresses in Ubuntu in beaglebone black. When I try to open /proc/ioports file, it shows the file is empty. Can someone help me with this?
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libc.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I want to cross compile the C code from Linux Ubuntu PC to Beagle Bone Black using "arm-cortexa8-linux-gnueabihf-gcc compiler. But I face following error: root@ubuntu:/home/teqlinux/HMI_SCADA/...
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Beaglebone Black: GPIO pin export and unexport

I am diving into Linux on BBB, following this page. Can someone explain to me what export and unexport do, and why they are needed? Can't you just write straight into the virtual file system with ...
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E: Unable to locate package passenger

I need to install Nginx with passenger on BeagleBone, so I tried all the steps up to sudo apt-get install -y nginx-extras passenger from this website: Installing Passenger + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (...
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Need to use dd, but no /dev/sd* [duplicate]

Using Beaglebone. Need to run dd to backup an image and then restore it. dd bs=64K if=/dev/sdX of=/dev/mmcblk1/myImage.img But I don't see any sdX, where X is a number. So, what should be the ...
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BeagleBone Black Wireless with Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 Wifi Not Working

I have the BeagleBone Black Wireless, and I have flashed Ubuntu 16.04 to it. I am trying to make the WiFi to work but have so far failed. I have already tried to modify the /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Failed to set static IP for BBB network connections

I follow this guide to set static IP for my BBB with Debian 9.3: link . My /etc/network/interfaces file is modified to be as follow: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) # Include ...
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What is kernel_version=4.X.Y-Z?

I am following this link to create a bootable SD card. I am stuck at kernel_version=4.X.Y-Z. What do I do with this whole thing here: ----------------------------- Script Complete eewiki.net: [...
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What is DISK=/dev/sdX?

I am following this link to create a bootable SD card. I am stuck at mkfs.ext4 <= 1.42. for: DISK=/dev/mmcblk0 The terminal complains that no 'for' command is found. I suppose I should leave '...
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Cross Compiling with Linaro 7.1.1 arm-linux-gnueabihf

How can I properly download the linaro toolchain and set it up so that I can use it with the kernel Makefile? When I test my version on the arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc --version function it works but when ...
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How to extract ext4 filesystem on FAT16 partition

I have root file system for beagle bone black board and want to extract it one of the partitions of SD card which is of FAT16 type. Is it possible? Kindly share your views.
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Enable ADC input on Beaglebone with 4.x kernel

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Beaglebone Black, following instruction from the eLinux site. I've got it installed and running from the eMMC. However, I'm struggling to get the ADC input pins to ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Core 16 on the Beaglebone Black?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Core 16 on the Beaglebone black, which is supposedly supported. I can't seem to find the documentation on how to utilise the beagleblack gadget snap. I also don't see ...
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ROS on BeagleBone Black?

Which Robot operating System (ROS) distribution can be installed on Beagle Bone Black with Ubuntu 16.04?
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USB device not enumerated properly in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My setup : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot with windows 7. uname -a: Linux nikhil 4.2.0-42-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 29 20:22:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux USB devices: ...
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BeagleBone kernel problem: waiting for root device

I've got a BeagleBone Black which was initially built with (I believe) one of Robert C. Nelson's SD-to-MMC flashers. This installed kernel version 3.8.13-bone28, which works fine. I need to install ...
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Error in Opencv instalation (error in file: opencv/modules/videoio/src/cap_libv4l.cpp)

I tried to install OpenCV several times but always returns the same error. I'm running Linux - Debian in Beaglebone Black. The configuration is: root@beaglebone:~# uname -a Linux beaglebone 3.8.13-...
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Ubuntu core 14.04 image

Is there anywhere Ubuntu Core 14.04 armhf image for BeagleBone Black to download. I found many tar.gz files but that are filesystems only. I am looking for img file. I have many problems with Snappy ...
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Snappy ubuntu core on BeagleBone Black?

What is the best way to develop Snappy applications for Beagle bone black due to snapcraft cross building problem. I can run my Snappy nodejs web in kvm but service is failing on BeagleBone Black
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Not able to successfully flash Snappy Core image to BBB eMMC.Image too large?

I have tried several different methods, including the Feb 15 posted instructions by brechtvc. Every time, I have a space issue with the eMMC. The latest terminal output, using the brectvc method is: ...
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“Writable”-partition on Ubuntu Snappy Core smaller than remainder of free space on disk

I have a question regarding the partitioning going on on Ubuntu Snappy Core. I have deployed snappy on my BeagleBoneBlack (BBB) as per the official website's instructions, (the specific instructions ...
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How do I flash Snappy Ubuntu Core onto a BeagleBone Black's eMMC?

I have successfully followed the instructions under Snappy: Getting started with a Beaglebone Black and currently my BeagleBone Black always boots Ubuntu Core from the microSD card. Is it possible to ...
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Snappy on Beaglebone Black or Green

Is there a flasher image available for snappy? I would like to run it from the eMMC rather than an sd card.
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BeagleBoard xM with ubuntu 12.04 and opencv slow with face detection

I have an issue and I would appreciate it if someone could help. I am running ubuntu 12.04 on a beagleboard xm. I have also installed opencv. Now I need to run an application which performs face, eyes ...
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How to do more with an expect script than just a log in

I have an expect script that logs into my Beaglebone: #!/usr/bin/expect -f spawn ssh debian@192.168.7.2 expect "debian@192.168.7.2's password:" send "temppwd\r" interact &&...
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how to write a script that runs on the beaglebone

I was wondering how can I write a script that execute commands on the beaglebone. my script looks like this: ssh debian@192.168.7.2 mkdir folder1/ mkdir folder2/folder3 but it always stops after ...
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How to find out which USB is which on a BBB

I have a BBB and I want to follow this "example". So I do lsusb and get Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0403:6001 Future Technology Devices International, Ltd FT232 USB-Serial (UART) IC Bus 001 Device 001: ...
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How to ssh to Pre-built Snappy Ubuntu Core for BBB?

Following instructions on page - https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/start/#try-beaglebone - after I put SD card in with the pre-built snappy ubuntu core (ubuntu-15.04-snappy-armhf-bbb.img) and ...
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Beaglebone: usb0 interface not showing up

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my BeagleBone from armhf.com. However, I'm unable to ssh into my Beaglebone over USB. Running ifconfig, I discovered that there is the usb0 interface is not showing ...
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Beaglebone black with Debian OS on Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtualbox VM

I am using the Beaglebone Black for the first time. It has the Debian 7.4 OS and I'm using Ubunbtu 14.04 installed in Virtualbox. I'm trying to install Python IO libraries but I'm getting the Can't ...
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN

I have recently acquired a BeagleBone Black, onto which I've installed Ubuntu using this method. It has all worked so far. I want to use my BeagleBone as a torrent box, but I don't want to do it ...
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AppArmor on BeagleBoard Black (and probably other ARMv7 devices)

I've installed Ubuntu onto my BeagleBoard, using the instructions at http://www.elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu . This runs the ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04. This all went to plan and it worked, and I ...
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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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install opencv-2.4 in beagleboard zm rev c (12.04)

I'm running ubuntu-12.04-preinstalled-desktop-armhf+omap.img in my BBxm. I want to install opencv-2.4 for a software dependency, but apt-get install only gives me opencv-2.3. I want to avoid manual ...
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Alfa Tube-U(N) RT3070 No Wireless Extensions

I am trying to get an Alfa Tube-U(N) USB Wifi adapter to work with Ubuntu 14.04.1 and getting stuck with actually connecting to any networks. It uses the Ralink RT3070 chipset (I think, based on ...
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How can I determine which fonts are installed from the command line, and what is the easiest way to install more?

There are many questions and answers regarding fonts on Ubuntu, but not so many dealing with Ubuntu for Embedded Linux, such as Beaglebone Black. I have not been able to locate any .ttf files in ...
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USB can't read configurations, error -71?

I'm trying to plug a custom development board based on a Beaglebone Black to my Linux PC. The following is the dmesg error I was able to get (running Ubuntu 12.04): [424595.900132] usb 5-2: new full-...
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Change default username to root on beagleboard xm

I am running Ubuntu on beagleboard xm. THe default username and password are 'ubuntu' and 'temppwd' respectively. I wanted to know how can i change the default user to 'root' and password accordingly?
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How to recover password from ubuntu installed on sd card?

I've got my Ubuntu 13.04 ARM installed on the SD Card. System was working on beaglebone black. The image was installed following instructions in this wiki page: http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu#...
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Can't access BeagleBone through ssh after changing network settings. Need a way to recover or correct the problem

BeagleBone is connected through Ethernet. Trying to enable wireless connectivity as well, after plugging a WiFi USB dongle. MiniHDMI port is remapped so cannot be used. The only way to access the ...
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Ubuntu Download for BeagleBoard-xM

Can you please tell me which version of Ubuntu is best for BeagleBoard-xM and where can I download it?
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how to SSH connection between two ubuntu machines which one of them doesn't have internet?

I have a ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine which able to cennect internet and a beagleboard-xm that includes ubuntu 13.10 os without any internet connection. I want to connect with ssh into the beagleboard-...
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Internet over USB on BeagleBone Black

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the Beagle Bone Black. This image: https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/raring/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-10-08.img.xz This microcontroller allows to ...
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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 ...