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I have been considering buying a Lenovo Yoga 11S (I am aware that I will have to recompile the kernel due to the wireless driver). My main concern is having a good experience in both laptop mode and tablet mode. I am wondering whether I can write a script that will be triggered when the hinge goes past 180° that will switch the interface from Ubuntu desktop to Ubuntu tablet.

My main questions are:

  • Is it possible to have Ubuntu tablet installed as a DE?
  • Is it possible to run Ubuntu tablet fullscreen in a window?
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My understanding is that Unity 8, in it's current incarnation, is the tablet UI that we have seen. In it's current development state, it can be installed on desktop, with instructions here.

I didn't end up getting the Lenovo Yoga, so I can't tell anyone interested how it is.

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