Linux News Today: Ubuntu Snappy Core Image for ODROID-C1 Single-Board Computer Gets Missing Firmware
Simon Eisenmann, an independent developer responsible for porting Canonical’s Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system on the ODROID-C1 SBC (Single-Board Computer), is happy to announce the availability of an updated version of the Snappy image for ODROID-C1.
Being based on the Ubuntu Snappy Core 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) operating system, version 0.5 of the ODROID-C1 image only adds Linux firmware files that were previously missing. Among other interesting features, the image also includes SSH (Secure Shell) and WebDM (Web Device Manager) access.
“Yesterday I just pushed version 0.5 of the ODROID-C1 Snappy image,” says Simon Eisenmann. “If you want to build a Snappy image for ODROID-C1 yourself, you find all the details at by blog https://www.stdin.xyz/2015/06/14/snappy-ubuntu-core-for-odroid-c1/. Have fun with Snappy on ODROID-C1.”
For those of you who are not in the loop, ODROID-C1 is a modest single-board computer, in the style of Raspberry Pi, that boasts a 1.5Ghz Quad Core Cortex-A5 (ARMv7) processor, Mali-450 MP2 GPU with support for OpenGL ES 2.0/1.1, and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.
Additionally, it features Gigabit Ethernet, 40pin GPIOs, an eMMC4.5 HS200 flash storage slot, a UHS-1 SDR50 MicroSD card slot, four USB 2.0 ports, one USB OTG port, an infrared receiver (IR). Details about how to install the Ubuntu Snappy Core image on ODROID-C1 can be found on the developer’s blog.