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  • Benchmarking Ubuntu Linux On The Google Nexus 10

    Linux on ARMAfter spending the better part of the past week running continuous open-source Linux benchmarks on the Exynos5-powered Google Nexus 10, the first extensive benchmark results for the Nexus 10 tablet running the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview are now available. This performance comparison from Ubuntu on the dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 powered device is compared to numerous other ARMv7 and x86 devices.

  • Benchmarking Ubuntu Touch Yields Mixed Results

    Linux on ARMPerformance testing of Ubuntu Linux -- in the form of the brand new Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview -- on the Google Nexus smart-phones continues to move forward, but so far findings are mixed.

  • Benchmarking The Google Nexus With Ubuntu

    Linux on ARMTests are running full-speed this weekend on benchmarking the performance of the brand new Ubuntu Touch/Tablet Developer Preview with the Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 devices. Here's a preview with some initial findings from performance testing these mobile ARM devices using Ubuntu Linux.

  • How to install Ubuntu on a Nexus phone or tablet

    Linux on ARMCanonical has released tools for installing a developer preview version of Ubuntu 13.04 Touch on the latest Google Nexus phones and tablet.
     

  • Canonical unveils Ubuntu for Tablets

    Linux on ARMUbuntu is already one of the most popular Linux-based operating systems for notebook and desktop computers. Canonical is also working on a smartphone operating system called Ubuntu Phone OS. And now Ubuntu is coming to tablets.

  • How to update Chrubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.04

    Linux on ARMThere are many users of so-called Chrubuntu which have Ubuntu 12.04 running on their Samsung ARM Chromebooks. And I do not support them with any updates so they wonder how to upgrade to 13.04 release. So I decided to spend some time and help with it.

  • Canonical Plugs OMAP4 Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 11.10

    Linux on ARMCanonical announced that a couple of vulnerabilities had been found in the Linux kernel packages, this time affecting the OMAP4 kernel of the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system.

  • Wandboard Mini PC/Dev board now shipping: Supports Ubuntu, Android

    Linux on ARMThe Wandboard is a tiny computer or developer board with an ARM-based processor, a wide selection of ports for connecting peripherals, and support for both Google Android and Ubuntu Linux.

  • Ubuntu 13.04 Will Have Better Exynos 5 Chromebook Support

    Linux on ARMUbuntu 13.04 will feature better support for the Samsung Chromebook that's powered by the Samsung Exynos 5 Dual ARM SoC.
     

  • Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) OMAP4 Regression Fixed by Canonical

    Linux on ARMCanonical announced that a regression has been found in the Linux kernel packages, this time affecting the OMAP4 kernel of the Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) operating system.
     

  • How to Install Ubuntu on Nexus 7

    Linux on ARMThe following tutorial will teach all users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system how to install their beloved distribution on the popular Nexus 7 tablet from Google and ASUS.
     

  • Fedora 18 Fails At ARM Wrestling Arch, Ubuntu, Linaro

    Linux on ARMFedora 18 was officially released this week for x86/x86_64, but the ARM version of Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" is still under development. Fedora 18 for ARM went into beta last week and since then benchmarks were carried out comparing Spherical Cow on ARM to other popular ARM Linux distributions.

  • Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) OMAP4 Exploits Repaired by Canonical

    Linux on ARMCanonical announced that a couple of vulnerabilities had been found in the Linux kernel packages, this time affecting the OMAP4 kernel of the Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system. The CVE-2012-4530 and CVE-2012-5532 Linux kernel vulnerabilities affected Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) OMAP4.

  • OMAP4 Kernel Vulnerability Fixed for Ubuntu 11.10

    Linux on ARMCanonical announced that a couple of vulnerabilities had been found in the Linux kernel packages, this time affecting the OMAP4 kernel of the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system.

  • Quad-Core ARM Dual-Boot Tablet Runs Ubuntu and Android

    Linux on ARMTablets wore off their novelty allure years ago, but there are still some ways to make them stand out, both among all other consumer electronics devices and amidst their peers. DaVinci Mobile just used one of those methods.

  • PicUntu brings light-weight Linux to RK3066 mini PCs (MK808, UG802, etc)

    Linux on ARMThere are a handful of inexpensive TV sticks with Rockchip RK3066 dual core processors available for around $50 to $70. While they're designed to run Android apps on a TV, they can also run other operating systems. Now the first Ubuntu Linux-based OS is available for RK3066 mini computers including the MK808 and UG802.

  • Linaro 12.12 Enhances ARM Linux Performance

    Linux on ARMFor kicking off a new week of Linux benchmarking at Phoronix is a round of ARMv7 performance benchmarks using Linaro 12.12. The Linaro 12.12 release from December was compared to Ubuntu 12.10, Linaro 12.10, Fedora 17, and Arch Linux on the PandaBoard ES with its Texas Instruments OMAP4460 Cortex-A9 SoC.

  • Install Ubuntu Linux on the $100 Zealz GK802 quad-core mini PC

    Linux on ARMThe Zealz GK802 is a little device about the size of a chunky USB flash drive. But unlike a flash drive, the GK802 is a fully functional little computer with a quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage. It ships with Google Android software, but it can also run Ubuntu and other Linux-based operating systems.

  • Ubuntu for Smartphones Announced – VIDEO

    Linux on ARMCanonical is becoming one of the biggest players in today's market and goes head to head with Apple and Google by launching Ubuntu for smartphones. We can't really say it's much of a surprise, but still, Ubuntu going to smartphones is one of the few directions left for Canonical.

  • Running Ubuntu in Android with ODROID-X Development Board

    linux on ARMI’ve had several people asking me about running Linux on Android in the last few months, but I did not look into it into details, because I thought we would just be able to run server apps. That is until Rohith left a comment on CNX Software Facebook timeline, that it’s possible to run Linux in Android, and access the user interface via VNC (sort of simple, but I did not think of it).


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