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  • 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.

  • A Nicely-Built 40-Core Raspberry Pi Cluster

    Linux on ARMRaspberry Pi super-computing clusters have been attempted before, but usually they don't turn out as nice as this new one that's comprised of 40 Raspberry Pi boards inside of an acrylic chassis.

  • Open IoT SBC runs Linux and Android on Cortex-A9

    Linux on ARMNewark Element14 launched the RIoTboard, a $74 open source SBC for IoT applications that runs Android 4.3 or Linux 3.0 on a 1GHz Freescale i.MX6Solo SoC.

  • CompuLab Utilite: A Tiny, Low-Power, Low-Cost, ARM Linux Desktop

    Linux on ARMWhen it comes to Linux-friendly hardware vendors one of my favorite companies to deal with at Phoronix is CompuLab. The Israeli PC vendor isn't just rebadging some OEM systems and slapping on a Tux sticker nor are they assembling some x86 systems that individuals could easily build at a lower cost.

  • Freescale's i.MX6 SoC Smacks The Old Intel Atom Z530

    Linux on ARMFor the past few weeks I've had the pleasure of playing with CompuLab's Utilite Computer. The Utilite is a miniature ARM desktop computer powered by Freescale's i.MX6 SoC and is running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This is a speedy little Linux system that for some workloads can blow past Intel's original Atom Z530 "Poulsbo" SoC system.

  • Radxa Rock and ODROID-U3 Quad Core Development Boards Comparison

    Linux on ARMIf you want a quad core development board for less than $100, you only have two choices right now: Radxa Rock powered by Rockchip RK3188, and Hardkernel ODROID-U3 powered by Samsung Exynos 4412 prime.

  • Zotac to launch mini PCs with ARM chips, Android or Ubuntu for under $150

    Linux on ARMZotac is adding two new computers to its ZBOX Nano lineup. But unlike most of the company’s mini PCs, these won’t feature x86 processors and ship as barebones systems. The new models are powered by ARM chips and will ship with a choice of Android or Ubuntu Linux software.

  • Meizu MX3S to Feature Snapdragon 800 CPU, Meizu MX3 Spotted with Ubuntu

    Linux on ARMChinese mobile phone maker Meizu is reportedly getting ready for the launch of a new smartphone in its popular MX series, though this one might be nothing more than a version of the already available MX3.

  • MK802 IV Linux mini PC giveaway

    Linux on ARMPeople have been loading Ubuntu and other Linux distributions onto Android TV sticks for about as long as these cheap ARM-based devices have been available. But the Rikomagic MK802 IV LE is one of the first models to come with Ubuntu pre-loaded.

  • Intrinsic Snapdragon 800 APQ8074 Dragonboard

    Linux on ARMThis new Intrinsic (http://www.intrinsyc.com/) Dragonboard uses as Snapdragon 800 processor and has an optional display. The Dragonboard is capable of playing 4k video. The Dragonboard can even run Ubuntu. The dragonboard is already available for a price of 499 USD. INTRINSYC makes both system on module designs for 200 USD as well as development boards.

  • Linaro 13.12 release is now available for download!

    Linux on ARMTo avoid clashing with the holidays in many parts of the world, this month’s release – the last for 2013 – is a week early, but contains some key Linaro Android and Ubuntu baselines developments.

  • AMD Prepares Seattle 64-Bit ARM Opteron CPUs for 2014

    Linux on ARMAdvanced Micro Devices has steadily been laying off the pressure on the high-end x86 processor market, seemingly leaving it all to Intel, but now it's confirmed that it was all part of a plan. A plan involving the ARM architecture that is.

  • 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…

  • ARM-based Ubuntu Servers: Ready for Partners?

    Linux on ARMWhile the traditional server market suffers a sales slump, the niche market for ARM-based servers is hoping to catch fire. The latest example: Boston Ltd. has unveiled the Viridis 2.0 Microserver -- a potential alternative to HP Moonshot and Dell Project Copper ARM servers. It's certified to run Ubuntu 13.10 and OpenStack Havana, and powered by ARM Cortexc A15 quad-core processor. So what's the channel partner angle?

  • First look: MK802 IV LE mini PC with Ubuntu (video)

    Linux on ARMWhen the MK802 Android mini PC hit the streets in 2012, one of the most interesting things about it was the fact that you could install Linux on it and turn it into a cheap, tiny desktop computer.

  • Ubuntu Linux server with ARM processor rolled out by Boston Limited

    Linux on ARMBoston Limited has announced a new server based on ARM processors and certified to run Ubuntu Linux 13.10, a move that could further stir up growing interest in ARM servers.

  • Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi May Be Available Soon (Sort of)

    Linux on ARMSince the Raspberry Pi was launched many people have asked, and still ask, if/when Ubuntu will be available for the Raspberry Pi. As Canonical decided to only provide support for ARMv7 and higher architecture, for optimal performance and user experience on recent hardware, and Raspberry Pi is powered by Broadcom BCM2835 processor based on ARMv6 architecture, this did not happen, and instead a version of Debian called Raspbian became popular, and is still the main OS used by most people.

  • Rikomagic MK802 IV LE with Ubuntu now shipping for £80 and up

    Linux on ARMThe Rikomagic MK802 IV LE is a tiny ARM-based device that you can plug into a TV or monitor’s HDMI port to basically turn it into a full-fledged computer. It’s based on the same hardware as an Android TV stick, but this is one of the first such devices to ship with Ubuntu Linux instead of Android.

  • ARMv8 Project Thunder SoC gains Linux support

    Linux on ARMAt ARM TechCon, Cavium demonstrated an SDK for its upcoming ARMv8-based Project Thunder SoC family, and announced Ubuntu support for Project Thunder, while Cavium subsidiary MontaVista announced Carrier Grade Linux support for ARMv8. Meanwhile, Cavium and MontaVista joined Linaro and other companies in launching OpenDataPlane, an open source networking SoC interoperability standards organization for Linux.

  • Artila Releases ARM Cortex A8 System on Module

    Linux on ARMTaipei, Taiwan – Oct, 2013 -- Artila Electronics, the leading designer and manufacturer of ARM based embedded computer, is proud to announce the release of M-5360A, ARM Cortex A8 System on Module.


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