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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Install with sudo app-get install doesn't work, “Not using locking for read only file /var/lib/dpkg/lock”

I just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. Unfortunately I can't install anything from the terminal app: If I enter: sudo apt-get install yasm -y git make g++ build-essential libminiupnpc-dev I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?