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  • Easy and Safe Way to Try Linux on Popular Rockchip RK3188 mini PCs

    Linux on ARMUntil recently, installing Linux on Rockchip R3188 based TV boxes or HDMI TV dongles meant you had to flash one or more binaries to your device using various type of tools for Linux or Windows.

  • Enabling Arch Linux ARM on Springboard

    Linux on ARMArch Linux is my favorite Linux distribution of the half the dozen I've used. It has cutting edge packages, a rolling release (instead of fixed releases it keeps everything always up to date), the best package manager I've seen (pacman), an amazing community & wiki -- and also ARM support. This last point does matters for Springboard and is the main topic of this post.

  • How to install Linux on an ARM ChromeBook

    Linux on ARMIn this video I go over how to install Linux Ubuntu onto a Google ChromeBook.

     

  • How to Install Linux on a Chromebook

    Linux on ARMDo you need Skype on your Chromebook? Do you miss not having access to games through Steam? Are you pining to use VLC Media Player? Then start using Linux on your Chromebook. Installing a traditional Linux environment on your Chromebook is a quick and easy way to unlock your machine’s true potential and improve its functionality.

  • HOWTO: Bodhi Linux on Samsung ARM Chromebook

    Linux on ARMThe battery recently died in my old Asus Netbook which gave me some fire to finally get together a functional filesystem for the Samsung Chromebook I've had for a little over a year. I published a rough file system with install instructions here last December. Since then a few things have changed in the structure of ChromeOS and the install script/file systems needed some updates.

  • Slackware ARM on a Raspberry Pi - SARPi Downloads

    Linux on ARMThe Slackware ARM installer incorporates the kernel_raspi, kernel-modules-raspi and raspi-boot packages, which have been built using the latest source from the official Raspberry Pi Foundation GitHub repository. The file version and/or build date is displayed in the filename.

  • How-to Install and “Hack” Linux on T428 or MK802 IV mini PCs

    Linux on ARMPicUntu 4.5 installer is probably the easiest method to install Ubuntu on a Rockchip RK3188 based mini PC, but if you want a little more flexibility I’ll provide another method to install Linux on T428, MK802 IV or compatible devices, as well as links to go further: dual boot Android / Linux, create your own official distro, status of Mali-400 GPU support in RK3188…

  • Installing FTP Server on Arch Linux ARM using VSFTPD

    Linux on ARMFile Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for transferring files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network. The party involving two side: server and client, in other words it use client-server architecture. One famous FTP server is VSFTPD (Very Secure FTP Daemon).

  • How to configure Raspberry Pi for the first time

    Linux on ARMYou flashed an SD card with Raspberry Pi image, and plug the SD card into Raspberry Pi. Then what next? The first thing to do after booting Raspberry Pi is to configure your Raspberry Pi. Each Raspberry Pi system comes with its own software configuration tool. For example, use raspi-config for Raspbian, firstboot for Pidora, etc.

  • Linuxium bootloader helps you boot Linux, Android on RK3188 mini PCs

    Linux on ARMChinese companies have released a number of tiny devices designed to let you run Android apps on your TV over the past year or two. Some of the best models feature Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processors — and if Android isn’t your cup of tea, hackers have been running Ubuntu and other Linux-based operating systems on RK3188 devices for months.

  • How to Install Linux on the Zealz GK802: A Quad Core A9 ARM on a Stick

    Linux on ARMThe Zealz GK802 looks a bit like a long, over-wide USB pen drive. Under a removable clip at one end of the stick is a male HDMI connector ready to be plugged directly into a monitor or large TV. On the other end of the stick are two USB ports: a micro USB to supply power to the GK802 and a female USB connector to let you attach peripherals like a keyboard, mouse or hub. Being a small, contained stick with an HDMI connector the obvious use for the GK802 is consuming video media.

  • Debian 7.0 Installer for Hi802 / GK802 mini PCs

    Linux on ARMWe’ve had Ubuntu support on i.MX6 HDMI dongles, specifically HiApad Hi802 and Zealz GK802, for a little while, but for those who prefer Debian distribution, a Debian installer is now available thanks to Angus Gratton.

  • Ubuntu 11.10 Image for Hi802 / GK802 is Now Available for Download

    Linux on ARMAbout 2 weeks ago, Jasbir released an Ubuntu 11.10 image and installation instructions for GK802 and Hi802mini PCs based on Freescale i.MX6. I could only find time to give it try yesterday and today. I'll provide the steps I followed to install the image, and my quick first impressions of the stability and performance of this image.

  • Install Ubuntu 11.10 preview on the GK802 quad-core mini PC

    Linux on ARMThe Zealz GK802 is a small device that you can plug into a TV to run Android apps on a big screen. It's a $94 device that features a Freescale i.MX6 quad-core processor and Android 4.0 software.

  • 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.
     

  • Installing Slackware ARM in Qemu

    Linux on ARMARM, ARM and ARM. Everybody is using it - knowing or not knowing. So I decided to write a small tutorial about installing Slackware ARM in Qemu. For this tutorial I expect a few things:
     

  • 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.
     

  • 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.

  • Opening the Can: initial support for openSUSE on the ARM Chromebook

    Linux on ARMAccording to ZDnet, “Amazon’s top selling laptop doesn’t run Windows or Mac OS, it runs Linux”. And that top selling device is the Samsung Series 3 Chromebook. Billed as an ideal second computer just aiming to make it simple to access online services, without the hassle and risk of running another full Windows machine.

  • Linux On The Microsoft Surface Won't Be Easy

    Linux on ARMIf you were hoping you would be able to run your favorite Linux distribution on Microsoft's new Surface Tablet, it doesn't look like it will be an easy task to accomplish. After going through the state of Linux distributions handling SecureBoot, UEFI-guru Matthew Garrett confirmed via his blog that Linux on the Microsoft Surface is likely a lemon.


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