Linux on ARM
O'Reilly OSCON 2016, the long-anticipated Open Source convention, is upon us, and it looks like Canonical is there to showcase its latest Snappy Ubuntu Core innovations.
As many of you already noticed, we recently released a new “Linux ARM” version of the Arduino IDE available for download on our website together with the usual “Linux 32bit” and “Linux 64bit.” This release enables you to run the Arduino Software (IDE) on many of the mini PC boards based on ARM6+ processors currently on the market, including Raspberry Pi, C.H.I.P., BeagleBone, UDOO… just to name a few.
Linux 4.5 added support for GCC’s Undefined Behavior Sanitizer flag (-fsanitize=undefined) which should make the Linux kernel even more secure,an implementation of the next generation media controller, some performance improvements for file systems, etc…
No matter how great hardware is, you need software to make it have any value. After all, what good is a computer without an operating system? Who would want a powerful graphics card without drivers? A good computing experience is the successful marriage between hardware and software.
Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long today announced that a major update is available for the main Linux kernel-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board computers.
Michael Roth has had the great pleasure of announcing the release of QEMU 2.6, the latest and most advanced version of the widely-used and highly customizable virtualization software for GNU/Linux operating systems.
Today, May 11, 2016, renowned kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the release of the fourth maintenance build in the latest stable and most advanced Linux 4.5 kernel branch.
Peter Robinson of Fedora Project announced the release and general availability of the Fedora 24 Beta operating system for AArch64 (ARM 64-bit) and POWER instruction set architectures.
With the recent launch of several low cost Cortex A53 development boards, 64-bit ARM hardware is now pretty common and inexpensive, but if you want to run 64-bit ARM code on your x86 Linux computer, Riku Voipio, a software engineer working for Linaro, wrote some instructions to run Ubuntu 16.04 Aarch64 Cloud image in QEMU.
Softpedia has been informed by the Q4OS project about the availability of the Q4OS GNU/Linux operating system for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B single-board computer.
Shenzhen Xunlong Launched Orange Pi One Allwinner H3 board with Ethernet for $9.99 a couple of months ago, and the company has now started to sell Orange Pi Lite featuring a WiFi module, two full-size USB ports, an IR receiver, and an on-board microphone for $12 + shipping.
Dylan Callahan from the Chromium OS for Single-Board Computers project informed Softpedia today about the launch of a marketplace for those who want to get started with this independent project.
After introducing yesterday the release of Linux kernel 4.5.3 and Linux kernel 4.4.9 LTS, renowned kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman also published details about Linux kernel 3.14.68 LTS.
DULUTH, GA – May 5, 2016 – Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global provider of high-performance Linux® and storage solutions, today announced a new version of the RedHawk™ Real-Time Linux Operating System, that includes support for 64-bit ARM processors. In addition to supporting aerospace and defense requirements, RedHawk version 7.2 enables embedded applications in automotive, robotics, networking and Internet-of-things (IOT) markets that require high-performance, low-power consumption and real-time response characteristics.
Immediately after informing us about the availability of Linux kernel 4.5.3 for select GNU/Linux operating systems, kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman posted details about the release of the ninth maintenance build in the long-term supported Linux 4.4 series.