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I recently got interested and bought a used N900, because of the many cool things I heard about it. While trying to install an application through HAM, I think I made a mistake and now the phone is 'bootlooping' (maybe because of kernel_power).

As I was reading how to flash the device, I saw Ubuntu Touch. Now instead of reverting back to Maemo5, I wanted to try Ubuntu Touch as the new main phone OS.

  • How to install Ubuntu on a bricked phone, using Windows 7. Many thanks and please bear with me for being a total noob.
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Ubuntu on a mobile is much more complicated than on a PC, you need an image especially made for your mobile. Ubuntu is not really ready for phones (yet) and the most advanced images are listed here but there seems to be no progress on yours: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices

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thanks, that reply was quicker than the old askubuntu experience I had on the old site :) so anyways, before flashing the N900 back to Maemo, any other mobile OS suggestions? Hopefully something newer with ample support. I've seen Kubuntu mobile but I'm not sure if it's stable enough on the phone side –  Ang Baki Apr 13 at 13:21
    
I guess the only one you could make to work is Android: forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1233519 –  Consumology Apr 14 at 8:02

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