Ubuntu Linaro Evaluation Build 2012.03.1 for Snowball

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This is an intermediate release due to problems with HDMI output around the 2012.03 release date.

The 2012.03-1 Ubuntu Desktop release from Linaro and Igloo Community is now available for download at

http://releases.linaro.org/12.03.1/ubuntu/leb-snowball/

Please follow the instructions there for installing the image on microSD card.

You can also get an image that can be flashed to the internal memory from

http://igloocommunity.org/download/images/2012.03.1/

The images are compressed to save download time. Please see the Flashing howto for installation instructions for the prebuilt image for the internal memory:

http://www.igloocommunity.org/support/Flashing_howto

The Linaro release page can be found at

https://wiki.linaro.org/Cycles/1203/Release

Since this release was delayed, the applicable test results at

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjEaTwrvj1bidHVUOGwzR19jYXZFUlNOR2R5Sm5EOHc

will be in the 12.03.1 row.

Sources for all free components in the release are available from the Igloo Gitweb:

http://www.igloocommunity.org/gitweb/

You can also get the sources, as well as updates, from the Snowball PPA repository:

https://launchpad.net/~igloocommunity-maintainers/+archive/snowball

A full list of bugs fixed for this release is available at

https://launchpad.net/igloocommunity/+milestone/2012.03

and

https://launchpad.net/igloocommunity/+milestone/2012.03-1

Main supported features

  • Based on Linux 3.3.0 and the Linaro Ubuntu desktop file system
  • HDMI/DVI-D display support
  • Graphics acceleration with the Mali 400 GPU
  • Bluetooth support
  • Ethernet and Wireless connectivity
  • GPS support
  • Sensors support (accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope, barometer)
  • microSD card support
  • Audio playback (see known limitations)
  • Limited USB OTG host functionality

Features to be included in future releases

  • Multimedia acceleration
  • Better USB OTG host support

Known limitations

Please report any further issues with this image at the Igloo Community launchpad project. For details about it please see:

http://www.igloocommunity.org/support/Bug_tracking

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