Objective

The objective is to set the acpi kernel boot parameters on Ubuntu Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to create a persistent storage Live Ubuntu USB stick

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04
  • Software: - mkusb version 11.2.2

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

MEDIUM

Conventions

Objective

Fix an Ubuntu system that won't boot properly.

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

An Ubuntu install with root privileges, and preferably a second computer to create a live CD.

Difficulty

Easy

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - given linux command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Introduction

No one wants a system that doesn't boot. It's about as bad and frustrating as any technical problem gets, and more often than not, it feels like the system is totally shot. Fear not, though, Ubuntu has a couple of convenient ways to help repair your computer and get things back to normal.

Objective

Install Ubuntu 16.04 MATE or Ubuntu 18.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3

Distributions

You can do this from any Linux distribution.

Requirements

A working Linux install with root privileges, a Raspberry Pi 3, A compatible Pi charger, a MicroSD card, and a compatible card reader for your computer. You'll also need separate peripherals for the Pi.

Difficulty

Easy

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Introduction

Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution, and the Raspberry Pi is easily the most popular single board computer… ever. So, it seems like a perfect match, right?

While setting up Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi is easy, there isn't an official Ubuntu desktop image for the Pi. Actually, the only official image for the Pi is the IoT focused Ubuntu Core. That's probably not the version of Ubuntu that you're thinking about for your Raspberry Pi projects, though.

Instead, there are a couple of options to get a more traditional Ubuntu experience on your Raspberry Pi.

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