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Simple Steps for Putting Ubuntu on a Nexus 7 Tablet
by Sam Dean - Oct. 29, 2012Comments (1)
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There's a lot of action going on in the small tablet space with Apple recently announcing the iPad Mini and Google heavily pushing its Nexus 7 tablet devices. When most people think of open operating systems for these devices, they think of Android, but it's actually very easy to put Ubuntu on a Nexus 7 tablet. In fact, Canonical has posted complete, easy instructions for doing so.As we've reported, Canonical is very interested in taking Ubuntu to tablets, TVs and other new devices. Some have even speculated that Canonical might consider becoming a player in the hardware business, as Google has. But it looks increasingly like Canonical will concentrate on how to take Ubuntu to devices made by others.That's exactly what the company is doing with posted instructions for putting Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 tablet.  The steps for installation are very easy and Canonical has even supplied command line instructions.Meanwhile, you can see a photo of Ubuntu running on a Nexus 7 here, and find access to a wiki for asking questions about installation.
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by anonymouser on Oct. 30, 2012Make this a dual boot and Im in.
I have a 9inch netbook and run Kubuntu netbook (my wife hates Unity more than I hated Gnome).
While I do like the idea of web surfing, skyping and watching videos from a USB stick on Android like I do in Kubuntu, Google does NOT SUPPORT .odf files in any of its Google services anymore or on Android.
I therefore need not a toy OS but one that will run LibreOffice until they port it to Android.
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