How to install Ubuntu on a Nexus phone or tablet

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2013-Feb-21 | Tags: howtoinstallsmartphonetabletubuntu

Linux on ARMCanonical has released tools for installing a developer preview version of Ubuntu 13.04 Touch on the latest Google Nexus phones and tablet.
 

If you have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus or Google Nexus 4 smartphone, or a Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 tablet, you can download and install a touch-friendly version of Ubuntu on your device.

You'll need a computer running Ubuntu, a decent internet connection, and the ability to accept all responsibility of something goes horribly wrong. But here's basically how the process works.

It's a good idea to make a backup or your device before you start. If you've already rooted your device and installed a custom recovery, you can use ClockworkMod, TWRP, or a similar program to do that.


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