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Is there a way to run the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview in an emulator or VirtualBox on 13.04 desktop? Id like to develop a cross-platform app but I do not have a device I can flash the touch preview too for editing.

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To be able to build and run Unity Next you need to be using Ubuntu 13.10, then follow the instructions here aftwards you have to install the SDK. You can install and create the touch apps (after installing the SDK) using Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04 but you can't run Unity Next on these releases. Having done that you might want to create a custom session if so, read this question. –  Uri Herrera Jun 29 '13 at 0:11
Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu Touch emulator or a way to install it in a VM? –  BiggJJ Jun 29 '13 at 0:20

1 Answer 1 This shuld work to create an Ubuntu Touch emulator, it did for me

Good luck!

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