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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how to extract ubuntu 13.04 .img file

i downloaded the "img.gz" file for nexus 7 . How can i extract the ".img" file to flash in multi boot? i am planning to run ubuntu 13.04 desktop along with cm 10
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How do I get Ubuntu working on a Nexus 7 (2013)?

Can anyone tell me whether the information at "https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation" still holds for the 2nd generation Nexus 7? I'm thinking that there may be new compatibility issues, since ...
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Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7

Will the Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7 development continue, or is the sole development focus now on Ubuntu Touch?
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 daily builds on Nexus 7

I could be getting a Nexus 7 soon (yay). And Tempted to take Ubuntu Unity (not touch, well later), for a spin on it. On the Ubuntu wikipage you can install 13.04 on it, which is great, but I am ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Nexus 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 as mentioned in the official wiki . However, when I run the Ubuntu Nexus7 installer I get an error saying that it cannot download the content (My connection ...
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When might we expect a 32 GB image for the Nexus 7?

I was very impressed with the functionality of Raring with LXDE on the Nexus 7 --- I was able to run the same applications as on my laptop but with significantly better battery life. I did some ...
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Ubuntu Nexus 7 Installer Fails Due to Bad Checksums

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 but the downloaded images always fail the checksum validation. I tried the manual installation but the link to the images is broken and poking around in the ...
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nexus 7 3g won't flash Ubuntu touch

I am unsuccessfully trying to flash any Ubuntu touch daily onto my N7 tilapia. I followed the instructions from Ubuntu wiki for tilapia step by step. The fastboot method ended up with terminal saying ...
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Nexus 7 (4.2.2) stuck as read-only on Ubuntu 13.04 (PC)

I have a Nexus 7 running the latest Android (4.2.2) that seems to be stuck as read-only. I cannot transfer any files to or from the device though I am free to look through it. Permissions are: View ...
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No keyboard in wireless app for Saucy Touch 22?

I seem to have a problem with the recent touch release. I can't access the keyboard in the wireless application, however it does appear in Notes. I have restarted my Nexus 7 several times and it still ...
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Desktop Ubuntu 13.04 Nexus 7 (grouper) mirror download?

The guide for installing Ubuntu on Nexus 7 takes me to http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-preinstalled/current/ which 404's. I have searched with no luck for mirror images of Ubuntu Desktop (not ...
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Unable to connect to secured wi-fi from Nexus 7 running Ubuntu Touch 13.04

I have put Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7, using MultiROM. But I am unable to connect my Ubuntu Touch tablet to my home wi-fi (WPA2 Personal). After I type in the password and click OK, it shows the list ...
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Ubuntu touch install from recovery on nexus 7 3g

I would like to install the ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 3g. I have twrp recovery but the installation was failed. Here's the log: Installing '/sdcard/Download/raring-preinstalled-armel+grouper.zip'... ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch for tablet Nexus 7

After phablet-flash -b command and get raring-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip file at last appear this: Validating download for raring-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip Error while downloading, ...
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no adb devices detected after failed revert to Android

Just today I tried to revert my Asus Nexus 7 to Android and made a mistake somewhere. To sum up, now my device has no OS on it so it will only show the bootloader, and it does not show up as an adb ...
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How can I make the top bar and launcher icons it holds thicker?

If you're trying to use the ubuntu-desktop arm image on a touch device (for example the nexus 7), making the top bar thicker would be a useful user interface tweak. I can already make the unity ...
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can ubuntu nexus be installed on asus MeMo

I have an Asus MeMo, Im really hoping that if ubuntu can be installed on it by using the nexus 7 installer, both tablets look and are almost identical with the 1.2mp cam of the nexus, the 1mp cam of ...
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Lubuntu 12.04: Cannot transfer files from the laptop to the Nexus 7

I just recently got myself a Nexus 7 and I want to load it up with some apps that I've downloaded on the laptop. The problem is that I can't get the Nexus 7 to mount on the laptop. I've tried ...
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Nexus 7 Touchscreen Mouse Freezes

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on my Nexus 7, and all is good until the mouse stops working. The "button1" gets stuck. I was wondering if anyone knows the name of the mouse module being used (so I could map ...
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How can I use my phone or tablet as mousepad?

I just set up my Ubuntu desktop to use our living room TV as a monitor, and I would like to be able to use either my iPhone or Nexus 7 tablet as a mousepad/keyboard for controlling it from the couch. ...
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Problem restoring android after trying Ubuntu on Nexus 7

I tried Ubuntu on my Nexus 7, and I now want to restore android on it. I made the procedure described, in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install and the Ubuntu flash worked well. But when I want to ...
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Nexus 7 can't rotate in xfce?

I installed xfce4 on my Nexus 7 running Ubuntu and after logging into it, I noticed that the desktop is basically stuck in portrait mode because auto-rotation doesn't work in it (I tried logging in ...
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nexus 7 onboard keyboard issues

when i start up ubuntu on my nexus 7, i am greeted with the first time setup screen. However, I cannot type into text fields using the onscreen keyboard. The keyboard does not seem to be outputting ...
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Timeframe on push to autodeploy.zip?

Given the answer to this question (Stuck Pushing to /sdcard/autodeploy.zip) how long should one expect the push to take given standard USB? I'm attempting the flash via a pretty hefty Ubuntu virtual ...
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Are efforts to run Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 dead? (Not including Ubuntu Touch)

is the project "dead"? No nexus-specific changes in the last days. Where can I get information like ambitions, roadmap?
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Deploying to Ubuntu Phone OS

I have set up the development kit using the command line options shown on the Go Mobile site and started QT Creator. Did the first tutorial and wanted to see it on my Ubuntu Phone Tablet but it could ...
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How to force ubuntu touch to be in landscape on Nexus 7

I was wondering how I could force my Nexus 7 to run Ubuntu touch in landscape and have side-stages. Could anyone help me with this?
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Nexus 7 - adbd cannot run as root in production builds (Ubuntu Touch install)

I don't know what to do next.. a few days ago I accidentally installed Ubuntu 13.04 and restored it back to android. After that I installed Ubuntu Touch with this guide and I followed every step! ...
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Nexus 7 installer gets stuck on 'Erasing Boot Partition" help what to do next?

I have tried installing the Ubuntu Touch with the Nexus 7 Ubuntu Core installer on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit in a VMWare virtual machine. It looks like its stuck on Erasing boot partition. I have read ...
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Ubuntu Tablet on Nexus 7 - where is the new UI?

I have followed both sets of instructions here : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation but both methods are installing the Ubuntu Desktop to the device? This is quite an impressive feat on its ...
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How to get past “sending 'system' (92311 KB)…” when installing ubuntu on Nexus 7

I'm in the process of installing the Ubuntu image onto my Nexus 7 following these directions. I am on the step 4 and typed in phablet-flash -b and it downloaded some files, erased 'system' and is now ...
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Stuck Pushing to /sdcard/autodeploy.zip

Currently attempting to install on my 4.2.2 Nexus 7 but the installer is stuck at Pushing /home/david/Downloads/phablet-flash/95/quantal-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip to /sdcard/autodeploy.zip What ...
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phablet-flash detects a Nexus 7 as 'tilapia' [closed]

When I try to flash ubuntu phone OS in my Nexus 7, next phablet-flash, appear Device detected as tilapia Unsupported device, autodetect fails device the device is just unlocked and the usb debug ...
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How do I personalize Ubuntu Touch?

I installed Ubuntu Touch today on my Nexus 7 (grouper nakasi) and I appear to be logged in as somebody else - a developer perhaps. I have their Facebook notifications, music they like, people they ...
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Connect to hidden wireless in Ubuntu Touch [duplicate]

I'm trying out the developer preview for Touch, and unfortunately I don't have public WiFi I can connect to. Is there a way to add hidden networks? I can't find any kind of settings page or anything. ...
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Multirom Nexus 7 question

I have a Nexus 7 (wifi) with Multirom. I can install a .zip Rom or a Ubuntu image whithout wipe the data and Boot one or another. But I don't know what image have I to download from your download ...
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Can Ubuntu on Nexus 7 run desktop Ubuntu programs?

I'm thinking about getting an Ubuntu on Nexus 7 and I have one question: programs that runs on Ubuntu Desktop (like Steam, that have support for linux, or game's for linux) will work?
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Why is transferring videos to my Google Nexus 7 so slow?

I recently installed Ubuntu, and the only thing that isn't working is my Nexus. I'm currently using Airdroid but it takes so long to transfer videos. Can anybody please talk me through how to do ...
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Nexus 7 does not goes past ubuntu boot up screen!

Installing ubuntu on my Nexus 7. PC showed success message and then I waited for few minutes some white text and then boom.. ubuntu logo. After that the device went blank... now when I boot I see ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen with multiboot on Nexus 7

-I am using Multirom -My internal rom is stock 4.2.1 -I also have PA 3.0 installed via multirom - using Kernel w/ kexec-hardboot patch (stock 4.2) When I install Ubuntu it will go to the boot screen ...
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Ubuntu does not run on the Nexus 7

After "Preparing mouth file system", the screensaver Ubuntu Nexus have a black screen. What to do?
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Why does my nexus not boot?

I'm trying to get ubuntu on my nexus for more than a day now and i'm not able to get passt the initial image installation. I managed to get to the boot screen and it turns wireless on, then off and on ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 7 and XBMC login

I tried to install XBMC on the Nexus 7 but when I logged out of Ubuntu and into XBMC the screen went blank with only a cursor visible. No problem, I thought, I will just reboot the Nexus 7 but I have ...
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Will Ubuntu phone OS be available for the Nexus 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? I hear Ubuntu Desktop is now running on the Nexus 7, although I hear it isn't exactly touch-optimized. Will the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 7 vs. Ubuntu on Galaxy Nexus

I can find already a lot of material about Ubuntu on Nexus 7. This is all very exciting and even the average user is able to install Ubuntu on a Nexus 7 and play around with it. ...
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How can I disable all console display on my Nexus 7?

I am writing some code to address the raw framebuffer and would like to suppress all writing to the display including anything at boot. I have tried to use abootit to set the kernel parameters to ...
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How to transfer files between my Nexus 7 and my PC using a USB cable?

What is the correct method to transfer files between Ubuntu running on my Nexus 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 running on my PC using a USB cable? I am not asking about the Bluetooth or Wifi method for ...
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Latest two images will not install on Nexus7 (32GB + 3G), but older were Ok [closed]

The latest two (newest) daily images will not install on my Nexus 7, 32GB + 3G. The older versions work fine. Background looks like coloured snow. (I can not post the screenshot.) There is no ...
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Will Nexus 7 with Ubuntu run Eclipse and FDT and compile out via OTG USB to another android device?

Very specific question I know, but has anyone tried Eclipse with FDT on the Nexus 7 port of Ubuntu? I see that Eclipse should be armhf (ARM processor compiled), so, any chance the ADB (Android Debug ...
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How can I connect to Nexus 7 (running Ubuntu) via SSH?

I just installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 and works like a champ, but I can't connect via SSH/Telnet/RSH from my laptop. I've installed openssh-server, telnetd-ssl and rsh-server, but still can't. The ...