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  • Linux on ARMIt can be pretty useful to monitor the CPU load, memory and storage usage, and network traffic of your boards, and they are already graphical tools like System Monitor on Ubuntu providing most of the information, and monit can be used on server, but I’ve recently been introduced to RPi-Monitor utility for Raspberry Pi and Orange Pi boards (patched version), that very easy to install, and provide neat chart of many different variables.

  • Linux on ARMNvidia first showcased PC games streaming to Nvidia Project SHIELD Game Console at CES 2013, and since then Moonlight project has been created to provide an open source implementation compatible with Nvidia Gamestream, and supported on Linux, Mac OS and Windows PC, Android & iOS mobile devices, as well as Samsung VR kits.

  • Linux on ARMLinaro Ltd., the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, announced the rollout of an ARMv8 based Developer Cloud today at Linaro Connect in Bangkok. In collaboration with its silicon, server and software members, Linaro is providing developers with access to a cloud-based native ARM development environment, which can be used to design, develop, port and test server, cloud and IoT applications without substantial upfront hardware investment.

  • Linux on ARMLinux is such a wonderful kernel for many reasons, but I find its adaptability to be the tops. You can get an operating system based on the kernel running on such a broad range of hardware -- something Microsoft can only dream about with its venerable Windows.

  • Linux on ARMToday, we’re celebrating the arrival of two new Ubuntu phone community ports! If you’re the lucky owner of a Sony Xperia Z1 you will soon be able to download an image to turn it into an Ubuntu phone and PC! Alternatively if you’re the owner of a OnePlus One you will be able to flash and use Ubuntu on your phone. We’ll be showcasing both devices at Mobile World Congress (Hall 3 Booth 3J30) and will be certain to share a few pictures.

  • Linux on ARMLanding today in DRM-Next for eventual merging into the Linux 4.5 kernel source tree is the ARM HDLCD driver.

  • Linux on ARMRaspbian is the official Linux distribution of the Raspberry Pi products, and a new version has been released by its developers.

  • Linux on ARMThe Manjaro Linux development team has had the great pleasure of announcing this past weekend that the Arch Linux-based operating system is coming soon to ARM devices.

  • Linux on ARMWe previously knew ODROID-C2 was in development thanks to a document and source code from Amlogic themselves. We did not have the full details at the time, and Amlogic’s document even got the RAM capacity wrong. Hardkernel has finally announced ODROID-C2 development board based on Amlogic S905 will be selling on March 2016 for $40, and released specifications and some photos.

  • Linux on ARMWhile ARM processors don't lack for software development support in the mobile device space, it's a different story when it comes to servers. Software and firmware tools for ARM servers are fragmented, and there's no single go-to package for users to configure and get ARM servers up and running easily.

  • Linux on ARMSoCs becoming more complex, and go beyond homogeneous multicore systems by mixing different type of cores such as high performance cores, low power real-time cores, or even FPGA fabric.

  • Linux on ARMThis tutorial covers some aspects about compiling your own Linux kernel for your ARM device. Most Linux distributions for the PC/x86 platform maintain a Linux kernel which supports a broad range of hardware devices, so it has become very unlikely to compile your own kernel from source. For the ARM platform the Linux kernel is provided by the board or system on chip (SoC) manufacturer. In some cases these kernels include a minimal set of features and device drivers only.

  • Linux on ARMAndroid pretty much own the smartphone market with over 82% market share. Chrome OS is also making a serious dent in the PC market. Despite the dominance of these two Linux based distributions there are many users, including my friend Bryan Lunduke, who want to run 'regular Linux desktops' on tablets.

  • Linux on ARMOn December 10th 2015, Free Electrons engineer Alexandre Belloni gave a half-day seminar on the topic of Porting Linux on an ARM board in Toulouse, France. This seminar covers topics like porting the bootloader, understanding the concept of the Device Tree, writing Linux device drivers and more.

  • Linux on ARMAfter reading the excelent http://intermezzos.github.io/, I felt excited again to work on my small kernel, but I was decided to focus on the ARM arch, since it's been awhile since I bought my Raspberry Pi B+, but never spent some time playing with it. So I started to read more about it on osdev wiki and how to get started with bare metal raspberry development.

  • Linux on ARMI don’t really know how this happened. Again. :( Somehow over and over again these little ARM devices and maker devboards end up on my desk. So what is it this time? Well, look at this beauty because words cannot even begin to describe it:

  • Linux on ARMAs for today, up to the latest Go version 1.5.2 there is no official binary release of the Go runtime available for ARM devices. Maybe you can install it as a package from your operating system, but these packages are almost outdated.

  • Linux on ARMFollowing Monday's NVIDIA Jetson TX1 performance overview one of the first follow-up tests I wanted to carry out was to see how the performance would evolve if using a newer compiler than what's shipped in Ubuntu 14.04. This current long-term support release ships GCC 4.8 while out since then was GCC 4.9 and now GCC 5.2.1 with GCC 6 coming in just a few months.

  • Linux on ARMFreshly returned from the LinuxCon Europe Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel project, has just published a short continuation of the interview with Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel.

  • Linux on ARMTejas Belagod announced this past weekend the release of the third update of the GCC ARM Embedded 4.9 open-source pre-built GNU toolchain from ARM Cortex-M and Cortex-R processors.


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