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Is ARM Ubuntu equal to X86 versions or it's limited? If so, what are limitations?

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install it and check? – Ramhound Dec 10 '12 at 21:29
I'm looking to buy a board, but I don't have one at the moment to check. This is the reason I'm asking this question actually. I am looking to buy this – Mohsen Dec 10 '12 at 21:38
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The whole point of supporting several architectures is to provide "the same system" on all platforms. Programs that are not written for ARM will not run on it, that goes without saying. In general, all major services will be included, some desktop applications may not be.

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