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This page outlines the general procedure to be followed in order to get the Android OS up and running on your OMAP Platform based device.
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==Getting Started with Ubuntu==
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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.
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==Getting Started with Android==
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If you are new to Android itself, a good place to get started and to learn more about Android is the [http://elinux.org/Android_Intro eLinux introduction to Android]. Explore all the links on the page in order to understand what Android is about and what it means on the embedded platforms.
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==Diving in==
==Diving in==
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Now that you know what Android is all about, let's get started with installing an actual Android distribution on your OMAP platform device.  
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Now that you know what Ubuntu is all about, let's get started with installing an actual Ubuntu distribution on your OMAP platform device.  
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To continue, you will need to have your OMAP Platform device and a host PC with a Linux based Operating System installed. Details on what applications to install, which Android release to use, where to find appropriate Android releases, etc will be covered next. <i>You could also [[Android_Video_Tutorials|see the videos]] to get an idea of what needs to be done.</i>
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To continue, you will need to have your OMAP Platform device and a host PC with a Linux based Operating System installed.  
====Using Pre-Built Binaries====
====Using Pre-Built Binaries====

Revision as of 19:24, 30 July 2010

Getting Started with Ubuntu

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.

Diving in

Now that you know what Ubuntu is all about, let's get started with installing an actual Ubuntu distribution on your OMAP platform device.

To continue, you will need to have your OMAP Platform device and a host PC with a Linux based Operating System installed.

Using Pre-Built Binaries

  1. Download Pre-built Ubuntu binaries
  2. SD Configuration
  3. Copy binaries to SD Card
  4. Platform Configuration
  5. Setup a serial terminal

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

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