You can now run Ubuntu Server on RISC-V

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Canonical is looking to help scale the ecosystem around RISC-V
Canonical has announced that its Ubuntu Server operating system now supports two RISC-V boards from SiFive, the HiFive Unleashed and HiFive Unmatched.

The announcement is significant as SiFive is gearing up the RISC-V platform to take on Arm . With SiFive being courted by the likes of Intel , it wouldn't be a surprise if RISC-V soon starts to pitch itself as a viable alternative to Arm, not just for powering embedded and IoT devices, but also for certain types of cost-effective and power-efficient small business servers .

Speaking to TechRadar Pro, a Canonical spokesperson said the release not only allows developers to…
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