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ARM says its chips and GNU/Linux will sweep the industry

http://www.theinquirer.net

Vendors, according to ARM, are looking to standardize on one chip architecture and a single operating system such as GNU/Linux across their product lines. ARM claims it is the only one that scales from smartphones all the way up to servers.

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Update on the effort to defeat Restricted Boot

http://www.fsf.org

Think twice before purchasing Microsoft's new ARM-based tablet, especially if you are hoping to replace the new Windows RT operating system, with a free software operating system such as GNU/Linux or Android. These new devices ship with Restricted Boot, which prevents you from installing free software on the device.

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Microsoft confirms UEFI fears, locks down ARM devices

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

At the beginning of December, we warned the Copyright Office that operating system vendors would use UEFI secure boot anticompetitively, by colluding with hardware partners to exclude alternative operating systems.

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Inline assembly instructions in GCC

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Example with an ARM target on how to use GCC inline assembly effectively in C code.

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Using Newlib in ARM bare metal programs

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Implementing a minimal standard C library for embedded ARM target using Newlib and the CodeSourcery toolchain, and emulating the execution with QEMU.

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Using Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler for bare metal programming

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.

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Intel Is Dead on the Desktop, Says ARM Co-Founder

http://www.pcworld.com

Its days are numbered and the downfall of the Wintel monopoly has been forecast for some time. Intel has indeed lost significant ground to ARM chips, and Microsoft faces equally annoying competition from the likes of Google's Android, which is climbing onboard practically every computer that isn't a desktop PC or server.

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Trying Debian for ARM on QEMU

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How to try a full ARM Debian system complete of graphical environment, using prepared images for the Versatile platform.

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MeeGo 1.1 for ARM handsets gets closer

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

MeeGo 1.1 will be available soon for the Nokia N900 smartphone, which will be able to boot into either the MeeGo or Maemo flavors of Linux. Meanwhile, Aava Mobile, which is porting MeeGo to its Intel Atom N6xx based Aava Mobile smartphone reference design, joined MeeGo's overseer, the Linux Foundation.

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Debugging ARM programs inside QEMU

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A tutorial that shows how to debug an ARM Linux program inside a platform emulated with QEMU. The tutorial uses gdbserver to connect the program executing in the guest system to the debugger running on the host system.

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Chip giants establish Linux group for phones, TVs

http://www.itworld.com

IBM, Samsung, TI, Arm, Freescale and ST-Ericsson are founding members of Linaro. A group of chip makers including IBM, Samsung Electronics and Texas Instruments on Thursday unveiled Linaro, a new software-engineering foundation dedicated to improving Linux distributions, including Android, MeeGo and Ubuntu, used in consumer devices.

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Highly optimized Theora free videocodec for OMAP3 is here

http://blog.mjg.im

Highly optimized Theora free videocodec for TI's OMAP3 DSP is here. This DSP can be found in many devices, like: Palm Pre, Motorola Droid, Nokia N900 and others. Decoding on N900 of 800x480 video at 33fps gave only 20% CPU load.

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Google funds OGG Theora

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Grant goes toward development of ARM-optimized video codec

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Booting Linux with U-Boot on QEMU ARM

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Using QEMU to emulate the complete boot procedure of an ARM system using U-Boot, the Linux kernel and Busybox.

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Google helped fund an ARM optimised Theora free video codec

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

Ask most computer users what their preferred video codec is and they'll look at you as if you asked what sort of motor they'd prefer in their washing machine. ``We just want it to work!'' they say. In this regard, it’s exactly the same for content creators and publishers. Every visitor to a website that can't view a video is one set of eyeballs less for a message to get through to.

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