Raspberry Pi, the family of tiny, inexpensive computers popular for educational and embedded computing, could soon become more Ubuntu-friendly. That’s thanks to new tools that make it easier to port certain versions of Canonical’s operating systems to Raspberry Pi devices.
The first thing that people who migrate from Windows need to understand is that Linux is not Windows. People seem to forget this fact when they experience something completely foreign while using Linux. Like when the audio doesn’t appear to work despite the volume slider being adjusted or the default video driver doesn’t offer expected gaming performance, among other areas of confusion.
The Linux Foundation today is announcing a new Real-Time Linux Collaborative Project, though it’s important to first understand and realize that efforts to develop Real-Time Linux have been ongoing for over a decade.
Back in October of 2004, MontaVista Linux (now owned by Cavium) launched its Real-Time Linux effort, which saw multiple kernel developments land Real-Time Linux Kernelin 2005. In 2006, Wind River (now owned by Intel) joined the Real-Time Linux market, pushing it forward.
ntil 2006, Real-Time Linux had been a separate area of development from the mainline Linux kernel, but that changed with the Linux 2.6.22 kernel, which was the first to include Real-Time. Various improvements have been incorporated and integrated in multiple kernels since as Real-Time has evolved.
Linux provides different methods for installing software. You can install software from the standard Ubuntu software repositories using the Ubuntu Software Center, from outside of the standard Ubuntu software repositories, or by compiling source code. However, what if you need to uninstall a program?
If you’ve installed software from the Ubuntu software repositories using the Ubuntu Software Center, you can use the Ubuntu Software Center to uninstall that software as well. However, if you’re more comfortable using the command line, we’ll show you an easy way to see what’s installed on your system and uninstall programs.