[kwlug-disc] Nexus7/Installation - Ubuntu Wiki

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 01:31:05 EST 2012


As I understand it, the intent of this beta release isn't to provide a nice
user interface. I gather that's coming. It's to ensure all the underlying
hardware-related OS stuff works well on this one reference platform. WiFi,
battery life, camera, on screen keyboard, rotation (which is still in
progress, apparently), etc...

Darcy.


On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I did it last week, Installing was a breeze, Instructions to reflash the
> stock android also a breeze
>
> The good:
> - Great job to make it run, most of what I tested works (I couldn't get
> sound) Wifi worked and the browsed worked well.
>
> Where it still needs improvement:
> - To slow to be usable
> - Font too small
>
> Note that this is not the same solution as having Ubuntu and Android side
> by side on the device.
>
> Raul Suarez
>
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> *From:* L.D. Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>
> *To:* KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 28, 2012 7:45:58 PM
> *Subject:* [kwlug-disc] Nexus7/Installation - Ubuntu Wiki
>
> Has anyone out there tried this?
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation
>
> Apparently it is a development project at this point, but the reported
> bugs do not include the terms "initrd", "soft lock" nor even "wifi" so
> it might not be too bad...
>
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