Linaro Linux is an Ubuntu fork/branch by ARM Ltd. to provide a (volatile) integration/development environment to improve ARM cpu support for future Ubuntu releases.
Therefore it's nearly identical to the official Ubuntu ARM (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM), afaik >90%.
For a basic platform support I've just copied over the settings from Ubuntu:
ohai example output:
root@panda:~# lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Linaro
Description: Linaro 12.03 (development branch)
root@panda:~# lsb_release -d -s
Linaro 12.03 (development branch)
For the hardware curious: