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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
177 views

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: ...
2
votes
2answers
820 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
294 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
569 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
199 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
818 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
219 views

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
9
votes
1answer
15k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
415 views

Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7

Will the Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7 development continue, or is the sole development focus now on Ubuntu Touch?
2
votes
1answer
12k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
165 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
521 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
793 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
859 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
558 views

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'... ...
1
vote
1answer
378 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
273 views

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 ...
11
votes
5answers
4k views

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. ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
249 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
741 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
445 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
483 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
136 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
487 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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! ...
1
vote
2answers
892 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
484 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
288 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
662 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
161 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
202 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
610 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
159 views

Ubuntu does not run on the Nexus 7

After "Preparing mouth file system", the screensaver Ubuntu Nexus have a black screen. What to do?
2
votes
0answers
289 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
293 views

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 ...