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#1 B0mberman

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 21:44





Wow, looks like a welcomed entry to the market, alrighty!!
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#2 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 21:46

This is already on the front page. I want to see it come to the nexus 7!

#3 OP B0mberman

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 21:54

This is already on the front page. I want to see it come to the nexus 7!


Aw just saw it, damn you Larry *shake fist* :D Yup, would love to dualboot this on Samsung galaxy S2 & S3 hardware :)

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#4 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 22:37

Aw just saw it, damn you Larry *shake fist* :D Yup, would love to dualboot this on Samsung galaxy S2 & S3 hardware :)

Hands On Usage of Ubuntu on Phones - Nexus support coming in following weeks!


I've had a bad habit of reposing too lately. :D The phone is so sexy. If this hits the consumer market, I'll buy one on release day.

#5 OP B0mberman

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 22:41

I've had a bad habit of reposing too lately. :D The phone is so sexy. If this hits the consumer market, I'll buy one on release day.


don't tempt me now! :shifty: (oh waits, me broke) :laugh:

#6 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 22:54

don't tempt me now! :shifty: (oh waits, me broke) :laugh:


*reposting :woot:

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 22:59

That looks really nice. Anyone any ideas as to how this will work ? Will it just be a ROM that you flash or will it be a little more complex than that .... driver problems etc ?

Im sure the "stock " Ubuntu will be buttery, but can you imagine an AOKP ( Yes I know what it means and has nothing to do with Ubuntu) type ROM and this mixed up, would be mind blowing IMO. Maybe some of that coolness will get ported both ways.

Has Ubuntu already got a market place ,Or will that be in development as well ?

Will be keeping an eye on XDA for sure.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 23:02

Looks utterly ridiculous with those icons on the side there. Good luck putting a dent in the mobile phone market...

However, I can see them competing with the likes of Microsoft, at least. Too bad that isn't saying much.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 00:52

I am a huge Android user, but this looks amazing. I think I want it!

#10 GarakObama

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 00:58

Drivers will definitely be an issue if we're talking about installing on a wide range of Android devices.

#11 medhunter

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 02:12

I'd love to boot it from Sony Xperia Sola, if possible. Can't wait to see it

I am a huge Android user, but this looks amazing. I think I want it!


What exactly is your BMI? ;)

#12 Detection

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 02:24

I watched the video a couple hours back, it said something along the lines of "If your device can run Android, then it can run Ubuntu" due to drivers

So does that mean that my Transformer will get an Ubuntu build ? Or that they will release something similar to VMWare for Droid ?

#13 Javik

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 02:35

Will be interesting to see how it runs on older devices like my Galaxy S2. Have to admit it doesn't look all that bad but I guess the quality of it's apps will be the main decider (although so far my personal experience with web apps has been a bit hit and miss).

#14 ViperAFK

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:22

Looks utterly ridiculous with those icons on the side there. Good luck putting a dent in the mobile phone market...

However, I can see them competing with the likes of Microsoft, at least. Too bad that isn't saying much.


I don't see what looks ridiculous about it.

#15 Sikh

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:24

All I know is, im even happier I bought a Nexus 4, really excited to see a company, ESPECIALLY UBUNTU go full touch.



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