[SATLUG] Linux on mobile devices

Mark Mayfield mayfield_mark at gvtc.com
Tue Feb 12 14:25:25 CST 2013


So the Ubuntu kernel runs completely independent of the android kernel? 
And the android kernel is not running at all?

On 02/12/2013 01:21 PM, Rabie Khabouze wrote:
> Only linux on flash, but you can have android on flash and have linux on sdcard, I do have also lubuntu on sdcard for test purposes
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Mark Mayfield <mayfield_mark at gvtc.com>
> Date: 02/12/2013  11:49 AM  (GMT-06:00)
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List <satlug at satlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux on mobile devices
>   
> 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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>> Links:
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