[kwlug-disc] Nexus7/Installation - Ubuntu Wiki

Chamunks Arkturus chamunks at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 01:48:42 EST 2013


How far do you think this is away from running on a nexus s?


On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 10:01 AM, L.D. Paniak
<ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>wrote:

>  The "Raring" alpha is now available:
>
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation#Installing_Ubuntu_13.04_on_Nexus_7
>
> Most of the bugs from the 12.10 version appear to have been ironed out and
> performance is improved.  Sizing the desktop for the amount of available
> real estate is still an issue, but all in all I find it a useful upgrade.
> The amount of flexibility it brings to a rather capable hardware platform
> is impressive.
>
> Next stop:  VNC server
>
>
> On 12/09/2012 09:15 AM, Raul Suarez wrote:
>
> And I was impressed of how well it ran. It seems quite "driver complete".
>
> If I had a tablet to play I would have left it installed.
>
> Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>> Technology consultant
>> Software, Hardware and Practices
>> _________________
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>>
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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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