[SATLUG] Linux on mobile devices

Mark Mayfield mayfield_mark at gvtc.com
Tue Feb 12 11:49:46 CST 2013


This is Ubuntu running inside android?

Getting rid of android completely and running just straight Ubuntu or 
another linux distro would be much more appealing.

On 02/12/2013 10:23 AM, rabie at rabie.net wrote:
>   
>
> I got my 10" Linux tablet yesterday ( Pengpod), running Linaro
> Ubuntu and ARM v7l processor, it is a nice looking one, the bug I found
> is that the compiled Kernel only supports 512 MB, so I have to recompile
> it to support the full 1 GB..
>
> The Wifi driver was missing, so I copied
> one from the vendor site and it is working now.
>
> The virtual keyboard
> (onboard) sometimes hangs, I guess due to memory or something else.. so
> i m using a usb keyboard.
>
> Installed Libreoffice, VLC, XBMC, Gnash,
> Geany so far.
>
> Rabie
>
> On 2013-01-25 15:12, Alex Bartonek wrote:
>
> Ubuntu is available for the Nexus 7 tablet. google that.. interesting
> stuff.
>> --- On Mon, 1/21/13, Rabie Khabouze <rabie at rabie.net>
> wrote:
>> From: Rabie Khabouze <rabie at rabie.net>
>> Subject: Re:
> [SATLUG] Linux on mobile devices
>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's
> Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Date: Monday, January 21,
> 2013, 8:34 PM
>> Hi Frank,
>>
>> check out linuxonandroid.org project
>>
>> I have Complete Linux Installer v2 on my Android 4.1.1 Samsung Note2,
> you can have install different distros ( Ubuntu 10, 12 ) Backtrack,
> Debian, ArchLinux, Fedora17 and openSuse 12.
>> as far as tablet goes,
> I am waiting on my Linux Tablet to arrive this week from
> http://pengpod.com/products/pengpod1000 [1](they just had finished their
> fund raising to start the project ).
>> When I get it I will try to
> install a voip client and I will let you know.
>> cheers,
>>
>> On
> 01/21/2013 08:09 PM, Frank Huddleston wrote:
>>> Is anyone running
> Linux on a mobile device? Yes I know: Android is based on Linux, but I
> mean: has anyone put Linux on a Kindle, for example? On an iPhone? What
> are the issues associated with that? I've heard that Ubuntu is going to
> make a version for cell phones, but in the meantime, what's happening
> with Linux or BSD on the mobile platforms like smart phones and tablets.
> Is anyone using a tablet as a phone, for example, with VoIP and a
> wireless connection? Anyone using an older smartphone as a server?
> Loaded Debian on a tablet? What can you tell me? Thanks, Frank
> Huddleston
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