Supported by the ARMv7 architecture are ARM Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 processor-based systems. The press release regarding this official Canonical port can be read here. After support for Ubuntu on Sun's SPARC architecture was dropped earlier this year (just two years after Canonical announced SPARC support), the primary architectures currently supported by Ubuntu are x86 and x86_64.
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