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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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. ...