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If you are new to Ubuntu itself, a good place to get started and to learn more about Ubuntu is at [http://www.ubuntu.com/ Ubuntu Home Page]. Explore all the links on the page in order to understand what Ubuntu is and what it means on the embedded platforms.
If you are new to Ubuntu itself, a good place to get started and to learn more about Ubuntu is at [http://www.ubuntu.com/ Ubuntu Home Page]. Explore all the links on the page in order to understand what Ubuntu is and what it means on the embedded platforms.
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The instructions given here are basically a more verbose version of the installation instructions found at the [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OMAP Ubuntu ARM Omap page]. In case of deviations, the instructions there should be given precedence because they are generally more up-to-date.
== Prerequisites ==
== Prerequisites ==

Revision as of 21:52, 29 December 2011

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The instructions given here are basically a more verbose version of the installation instructions found at the Ubuntu ARM and especially Ubuntu ARM/OMAP pages. In case of deviations, the instructions there should be given precedence because they are generally more up-to-date.
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How to get started with Ubuntu using pre-built binaries on your OMAP Platform
Overview Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8

   

Overview

If you are new to Ubuntu itself, a good place to get started and to learn more about Ubuntu is at Ubuntu Home Page. Explore all the links on the page in order to understand what Ubuntu is and what it means on the embedded platforms.

Please note: The instructions given here are basically a more verbose version of the installation instructions found at the Ubuntu ARM Omap page. In case of deviations, the instructions there should be given precedence because they are generally more up-to-date.

Contents

Prerequisites


Diving in

Let's get started with installing an actual Ubuntu distribution on your OMAP platform device.


Using Pre-Built Binaries

  1. Download Pre-built Ubuntu binaries - First get the Ubuntu binaries
  2. Installing Ubuntu - Copy the downloaded binaries to the SD Card
  3. Platform Configuration - Hookup the OMAP platform you have
  4. Setup a serial terminal - Boot up Ubuntu and configure a terminal to view output
  5. Boot Ubuntu - Boot up options
  6. Adding PPA to Ubuntu -- Installing OMAP additional packages
  7. Ubuntu Validation
  8. Whats Next...

That's it! If you still have any issues/questions/concerns/suggestions refer to the "Resources" section on the main page.


Estimated Time of Completion

Download: 50-60mins | Flashing to SD: 5-15mins | Setup and Bootup: 15-20mins | Total: 60-95mins



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