The tablet created in combination by Google and Asus. Codenamed Grouper / Nakasi, it is one of the more powerful and cheaper tablets on the market. The tablet is very often used as a baseline. Ubuntu Touch is able to run on it.

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Nexus 7 (flo) and Ubuntu Touch

I installed Ubuntu Touch on my N7 (flo) using the command ubuntu-device-flash --channel=trusty-proposed --bootstrap. I successfully installed it. I've browsed around the internet, and I see people ...
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How do you install ubuntu desktop on nexus 7 using the newest version of multiROM (v23)

I'm using a Nexus 7 (flo) and have MultiROM installed recently I updated and the option that was there to install a ubuntu rom was gone I tried to insert a boot img. but TeamWin couldn't unpack it. ...
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Ubuntu Touch “Flo” Preinstalled .zip missing

I'm trying to manually install Ubuntu Touch on my N7 (flo). I can't seem to find the .zip file for it (I can find the boot, system, and recovery .img's). Could anyone point me to this?
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mount point for google nexus 7 2013 [duplicate]

I am able to connect my google nexus 7 2013 version to my Ubuntu machine. Ubuntu 12.10. I had downloaded some content to a subdirectory in the /sdcard/Download folder on nexus7. I am able to see the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 7 (2013) [duplicate]

How can I get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to recognize my Nexus 7 (2013) so I can transfer files between the two systems?
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Installing Ubuntu in Google Nexus 7 Tablet [duplicate]

i would like to install Ubuntu in my new Nexus-7 Tab, can you please help me with complete installation procedure?
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How safe is ubuntu touch on nexus 7 2012

I don't know if the version provided by ubuntu for grouper is complete, or if its safe. I just want a portable Linux(Ubuntu) device. That can handle everything that my PC can(quite easily.) Any will ...
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How to recover photos from mtp mounted device (nexus)

I had a couple of photos on my nexus device which I didn't backup yet and where deleted in a mysterious way (my mom claim she has nothing to do with it. I wanted to try and recover them and learned ...
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Nexus 7 Wi-Fi (4.4.2)

I'm stuck on step 4: To bootstrap on the devel channel or reinstall afresh (wiping everything) the recommended command is to be run from the bootloader: ubuntu-device-flash --channel devel ...
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Community support for 2013 Nexus 7 wi-fi only [duplicate]

I understand there is some (unofficial) community activity involving installing touch on nexus 7 2013. Can someone direct me to where I can learn to install and operate?
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Nexus 7 installing Ubuntu

I'm stuck between steps 2 and 3, I get to a Welcome screen, select language and an arrow to setup wifi. no option is available to enable debugging. any suggestions?
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 2013 [duplicate]

Will there be any official support of the Nexus 7 2013 Model anytime soon?
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nexus 7 ubuntu ppa error [duplicate]

fallowing this https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation when add the ppa and update it will give me failed to fetch 404 W: Failed to fetch ...
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How do I fix the Seizure-O-Matic problem on the Nexus 7? [duplicate]

Bryan Lunduke describes the freeze and flicker problem that's dogging Ubuntu Touch as the Seizure-O-Matic 3000. Is there any way to get around this problem? I would really like to use Ubuntu Touch as ...
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What is the current state of the planed features of Ubuntu-Touch

I think that title explains everything. I've found this guide here explaining how to install Ubuntu on Nexus 7. Cause I'm working on ad hoc connection encryption for my thesis and I haven't found any ...
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Will the mobile network connection work on the Nexus 7?

I'm planning to buy a Nexus 7 to use it as a small car PC. Can you tell me, what is the current state of using the mobile broadband connection and the GPS hardware of the Nexus 7 in Ubuntu Touch? ...
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Nexus 7 stuck on Google screen Ubuntu Touch

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 with these instructions. After the tablet rebooted, it got stuck on the Google screen. The article says If the deploy fails (example: boots to black ...
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Nexus 7 Possibly Bricked

I have a 1st gen Nexus 7 (32GB). I used the steps here to successfully install Ubuntu 13.04 desktop onto the tablet. It was working fine and then I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu Touch. I booted the ...
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Has anyone got Ubuntu Touch working on Nexus 5? [duplicate]

I have been debating whether to get a nexus 5 phone since it came out. My only fear is that I won't like android. I love ubuntu, I know that I'd love ubuntu. So I have a few question related to Ubuntu ...
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How to load Xmir on my tablet/phone with Ubuntu Touch Saucy

On my tablet/phone do not run X11 applications with the default Ubuntu Touch Saucy configuration (all my favourite desktop applications like okular, kate, x11vnc, etc...). As I found [here][How to ...
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How can I disable the screen-saver on tablet with Ubuntu Touch Saucy?

How can I disable screen-saver Ubuntu Touch Saucy on my phone or tablet (Nexus 7) ? I do play a internet radio streaming with the mplayer (from terminal application). Unfortunately the tablet stop ...
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ubuntu 13.10. nexus 7 is mounted as an unnamed device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10. and try to get my Nexus 7 connected via the USB cable. Normally 13.10. should handle MTP out of the box but the tablet is shown as an unnamed device and permissions cannot ...
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Getting a 404 when using the Nexus 7 installer PPA, how do I fix this? [duplicate]

ubuntu 13.10 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-nexus7/ubuntu-nexus7-installer OK sudo apt-get update W: Не удалось получить ...
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Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 1st Generation

I am currently running Ubuntu Desktop on my Nexus 7 1st Generation. What is the procedure to install Ubuntu Touch? Do I have to go back to android to install?
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will ubuntu touch support Nexus 7 in the future [duplicate]

will ubuntu touch support Nexus 7 rev.2 in the future (or is there a version available right now)?
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Updating Ubuntu touch on nexus 7

I am using ubuntu touch on my nexus 7. I installed the stable release yesterday (18/10/2013), using the command: sudo phablet-flash ubuntu-system --no-backup This successfully installed the latest ...
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Nexus7 won't boot after SaucySalamander crash

I easily managed to get the current preinstalled build working on my nexus7 from OSX by following the Manual Download & Installation instructions. It worked quite good for a few minutes and ...
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Are the flashing instructions on the Ubuntu website safe for Nexus 10?

I realize that the site says only the Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus are supported, but I am wondering if it is "safe" to follow these same directions on a Nexus 10? ...
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How to switch from Mir to Surfaceflinger?

Because of this bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/mir/+bug/1238695 Ubuntu Touch on the Google Nexus 7 (grouper), Touch randomly freezes, and flickers. It is bad enough that I cannot do anything except ...
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Will Ubuntu Touch work on Nexus 7 (2013) FLO at launch [duplicate]

Will it be possible to run Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 2013 on day 1
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Run Eclipse on Nexus 7 with Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop

I want to develop simply java app (without GUI) on my Nexus 7 (2012) running Ubuntu 13.04 and I have a question. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Nexus 7 (2012), installed ...
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How to start ubuntu-touch on Nexus 7 3G Tilapia (nakasig)?

I am trying run Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 3G Tilapia, but I only see the "Google" splash screen. I have read many forums and found that the /data partition is different on Tilapia and Grouper ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (grouper)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu touch on nexus 7 (grouper,WiFi) for couple days now, and no luck. I am using manual install method (from this tutorial) because other automatic tools don't work. ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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checksum validation error [duplicate]

Downloaded images failed checksum validation I tried to install Ubuntu on a Nexus 7. I have tried several times in the last month. I followed all directions to the letter, and went through all ...
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Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install

Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install on Nexus 7. It starts and then reboots and goes back to google screen. I don't get any errors but it just wont load. I am using multirom and android 4.3
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Nexus file doesn't download

Tonight I tried to install to my Nexus 7. I am following this wiki. I received no errors up until the graphical failed with a checksum error. I read another post that asked me to look in my ...
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Bind volume buttons to mouse buttons?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on my Nexus 7 tablet (armhf architecture). There is a known bug with this setup where the mouse's left button gets stuck down, and to resolve it you need to either plug in a ...
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Ubuntu Development on 2nd Gen Nexus 7? [duplicate]

I was reading the steps over at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation but I don't see the 2nd gen Nexus 7 ever mentioned. It's also not in the FAQ, and before I follow through with it I just ...
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Ubuntu Touch port for Nexus 7 2 (flo) [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a port of Ubuntu available for the new Google Nexus 7(2013). It has been code-named "flo" while the earlier one was named "grouper". All the software currently available for Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (2013) [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on Google Nexus (2013) (Code:razor). I follow the steps on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install . The terminal on my Ubuntu Desktop shows the following: ...
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Nexus 7 3G [2012] problem with ubuntu touch

I am having problems after installing ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 3G I tried using the command to install ubuntu touch sudo pablet-flash cdimage-touch -d grouper -b But after installing, it doesn’t ...
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How can I install 13.04 on Nexus 7 instead of 13.10?

When I have been installing Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 it installs the latest saucy. At the moment there are several things that worked in raring that don't in saucy for the Nexus 7. How can I do a ...
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Ubuntu Touch Wifi Password Issues on Nexus 7

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. I use Ubuntu on my PC and all of my work computers and love it which is why I decided to try it out on the Nexus. It has all loaded and I can connect ...
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How long should it take to install Ubuntu onto a Nexus 7?

I am trying to install Ubuntu into my nexus 7. I'm manually installing Ubuntu into my tablet because the other way gives me a checksum error. So I let it install and 10 hours later I came back and it ...
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Argument in phablet-flash for Nexus73G

I trying install Ubuntu-touch on Nexus 7 3G, using Touch Install. But on the step 4, I received an error: ~ $ sudo phablet-flash -d grouper -b phablet-flash: error: argument : invalid choice: ...
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Ubuntu core on new Nexus 7?

Does Ubuntu Core (not Ubuntu Touch) also work on the new Nexus 7 with 1080p screen? It doesn't yet mention anything about the newer Nexus 7, just wondering if it is supported? If it is not ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 3G (autodeploy.zip not found)

I've tried to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 3G. I used this link. My tablet won't boot with Ubuntu, and I've received in the recovery mod this error message: Checking for autodeploy.zip autodeploy.zip ...
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Need instructions for installing ubuntu touch

This guide from wiki seems old and confusing. For my situation: device: Nexus 7 (grouper) origin OS: Android 4.3 recovery: TWRP (3rd party recovery) And I tried as following steps: Download ...