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  • Oracle Releases New Java Updates - Java SE 7 Update 6, JavaFX 2.2 and JavaFX Scene Builder 1.0

    Linux on ARMExpands Operating System Support with Full Mac OS X Release, Expanded Linux on ARM Support in Java SE and New Linux Version of JavaFX
     

  • 15 Linaro OnAir Sessions about Android, Linux, Debugging and Software QA

    Linux on ARMLinaro has planned 15 virtual conferences between Monday, August 13 and Saturday, August 18, 2012. Those online events will deal with the work done at Linaro, including software optimization, software QA, Android and Linux kernel development, Open Embedded on ARMv8 and more. Those conferences are public and anybody can join. All times indicated below are GMT+07:00 (Bangkok), so you can either mentally convert the time (recommended), or click on the links below to get the date and time in your timezone.

  • TI Releases Linux Kernel Support For "Keystone"

    Linux on ARMTexas Instruments has published their initial Linux kernel patches for providing support for their forthcoming Keystone platform, which is an interesting ARM-based platform dealing with many-core SoCs using Cortex-A15s.

  • ARMv8 AArch64 Support For GCC Keeps Coming

    Linux on ARMSupport for AArch64, the ARMv8 64-bit architecture, continues to move along within the GCC compiler world. Besides the recently published AArch64 support for the Linux kernel, developers with ARM Holdings have also been tackling the compiler support and other areas of the Linux toolchain.

  • Open source graphics drivers for the Raspberry Pi on the way

    Linux on ARMThe Raspberry Pi is a dirt cheap mini-computer with a Broadcom BCM2835 700 MHz ARM11 with Broadcom VideoCore graphics. A basic model with 2 USB ports, HDMI and Ethernet sells for about $35, and the developers plan to offer an even cheaper $25 model without Ethernet soon.

  • Major Open-Source ARM Announcement Coming

    Linux on ARMThere's a very exciting open-source announcement coming soon that will please an increasing number of ARM Linux users and fans of open-source graphics drivers.
     

  • Nvidia responds to Torvalds by citing Linux ARM kernel contributions

    Linux on ARMCHIP DESIGNER Nvidia has replied to Linux founder Linus Torvalds' stinging criticism over the firm's lack of Linux video driver support by saying that it is one of the biggest contributors to the Linux kernel for ARM architectures.

  • Clang Compiling Against GCC On Ubuntu ARM Linux

    Linux on ARMHere's an update on the LLVM/Clang vs. GCC compiler benchmarking on ARM hardware under Linux. Last month on Phoronix I shared a few basic benchmarks of GCC vs. LLVM/Clang Compilers On ARMv7 Linux. GCC 4.6.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 was doing much better than LLVM/Clang 3.0 from the Precise repository.

  • How to run Ubuntu Linux on the MK802 $74 PC-on-a-stick

    Linux on ARMThe MK802 is a tiny PC that looks like a USB thumb drive. While it ships with Google Android 4.0, it's actually pretty easy to convince it to run an alternate operating system. In fact, if you have a properly prepared microSD card, all you need to do is insert the memory card, turn on the MK802, and it will boot Ubuntu 10.04 Linux.

  • Arch Linux ARM - Support for CuBox available

    Linux on ARMWe've added installation instructions, a new root filesystem tarball, and custom packages to support the Marvell Armada 510 powered CuBox. The device represents a multimedia powerhouse in a package smaller than your average wall wart, providing 1080p HDMI with CEC support, SPDIF optical audio output, gigabit ethernet, an IRDA sensor for remote controls, and USB and eSATA connectivity to access your media libraries.

  • ARM Servers Keynote: Ian Ferguson and Mark Shuttleworth at Computex 2012

    Linux on ARMThis is the unveiling of the MiTAC GFX ARM Powered Server at Computex 2012 during the 25-minute keynote presentation by Ian Ferguson, Director of Server Systems and Ecosystem at ARM and Mark Shuttleworth, leader of the Ubuntu Project.

  • Porting ARMLinux to Embedded Device and Driver Development

    Linux on ARMWith the development of computer, embedded system has become an important part of computer science and researching focus. Porting embedded OS and developing driver are popular now and there has lots of job at the real industry area. Porting ARMLinux and writing drivers based on S3CEB2410 board is studied in this paper. ARM926T is an efficient low-power RISC core.

  • ARM Is Raised For The Linux 3.5 Kernel

    Linux on ARMThere's a growing number of features coming about for the Linux 3.5 kernel. Covered so far has been the DRM GPU drivers, input, input, and other areas. The ARM architecture has also been enhanced with Linux 3.5.

  • RedSleeve does RHEL-ish clone for ARM

    Linux on ARMIf you are tired of waiting for Red Hat to do an official port of its Enterprise Linux commercial distribution to the ARM architecture, well then Red Sleeve Linux has just what you are looking for.

  • Open-Source ARM Mali Driver Update (Lima)

    Linux on ARMThis weekend at LinuxTag 2012, an update was shared concerning the state of the Lima driver project -- the initiative to create a reverse-engineered, open-source ARM Mali driver.

  • Ubuntu ARM Server AMI on Amazon EC2

    Linux on ARMHave you been wondering if your Web application will work with the new generation of Hyperdense ARM Servers? Now you can easily find out by using Ubuntu and Amazon Web Services. For over 4 years, Canonical has been supporting Linux on ARM. Ubuntu Server 12.04 is our first Long Term Support on ARM.

  • ARM Publishes New Universal Linux Graphics Driver

    Linux on ARMARM has published a new open-source X.Org DDX Linux graphics driver while working to enable support for their next-generation ARM Mali T6xx graphics core.
     

  • GCC vs. LLVM/Clang Compilers On ARMv7 Linux

    Linux on ARMWhile comparing compiler performance of different Linux code compilers on different software stacks and hardware configurations is nothing new at all to Phoronix, usually it's done on x86 hardware. However, with ARM hardware becoming increasingly common and much more powerful, here's a comparison of the GCC and LLVM/Clang compilers on a dual-core ARM development board.

  • Linux on Arm conference prepares to kick off

    Linux on ARMBack in the day, everything was all about DOS or CPM on Z-80. That was replaced by an era of Windows on Intel, but on 28th May the new world order prepares to feel smug and enjoy the new noodles in Hong Kong. KitGuru prepares to check into the Gold Coast Hotel and tries to gauge which way the South China ASIC Sea is flowing.

  • Easy-to-Use ARM System on a Board

    Linux on ARMIf you haven't heard of the open platform-friendly, inexpensive Linux-powered computing platform known as Raspberry Pi by now, you will be for years to come. Just as the Altair hailed the era of the personal computer, the Raspberry Pi is ushering in a new era of powerful, stunningly low-cost PCs on a board not much larger than an Arduino Uno.


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