While you wait to run Ubuntu on your Android device, you may be interested to hear that there’s a tablet out there ready to offer you the best of both worlds, a dual-booting Exynos-powered tablet, the Kite, that’s going to sell for just €309, or around $413.
According to OMG Ubuntu, the Ubuntu for Galaxy Nexus and the source code will be released at some point in “late February,” a lot sooner that we would have anticipated.
Ubuntu for Android could be released today, as Canonical has announced that an all-new Ubuntu product will be released on January 2nd.
Fans of Linux may be asking why something like this hasn’t happened sooner. There are, after all, ways to install it on a flash drive and run it on virtually any computer. So Canonical asks, why not an Android phone? Thus, the Ubuntu For Android project was born and its aim is to bring easily accessible Ubuntu to Android phones. To help generate some excitement over the idea, an advertisement for Ubuntu on Android has been released. There are a lot of leaps of logic made in the video, but it keeps it simple for those who aren’t the most…
Canonical has released a tool to help users and developers easily install a full version of Ubuntu on the Nexus 7. The only prerequisite is to have an unlocked bootloader, but, if you’re interested in running Linux, I don’t think that would be a problem.
Coming as what seems like a natural addition to the installation of Ubuntu on the ARM-based Chromebook, Mark Shuttleworth, a lead developer of Ubuntu has installed and demoed Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 tablet.
Coming by way of a “Hack your Chromebook” night at Google, Olaf Johansson, a Googler, managed to get Ubuntu Linux installed and running on his ARM-based Samsung Chromebook.
When Ubuntu first came onto the computing scene, very few people knew how popular it would get in just a short amount of time. Sounds similar to Android doesn’t it? Now the boundaries between smartphone, tablet and notebook are blurring even further, with the advent of ideas like the Ubuntu for Android NexPhone.
Once upon a time, Linux was a small experiment running in the backrooms of NOC (Network Operations Centers) and MIT/Berkeley labs. Then came the Internet and the home computing craze and the advent of the OS for the consumer side. If Windows and macOS were the two mainstream choices you were thinking of, you’d be right. However, Canonical has changed that over the last 5 years with their OS, Ubuntu. Well known in the home computing hobbyist circles, Ubuntu strives to meet demands with each release, by being the “Windows” of the Linux world. All of the things you love…
Your Android device is like a mini computer running on a Linux kernel. Ubuntu, which is also a flavor of Linux, is generally for desktop PCs, netbooks, and laptops. Since Ubuntu relies on the Linux kernel, is it possible to run Ubuntu on an Android device? XDA Developers member tiborr answers that question by sharing a guide on how to setup and run Ubuntu on your Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300, which, because of its awesome quad-core power and more-than-enough storage, is capable of running Ubuntu. Using the Ubuntu Installer app and his edited script, the said developer was able to…