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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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 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 ...
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Transfer Data from Ubuntu Desktop (PC) to Ubuntu Nexus 7 (tablet) without OTG-cable or Wifi

Are there any ways to transfer data without wifi or cloud based services from my Ubuntu Desktop PC to my Nexus 7 (tablet) which is running Ubuntu and NOT Android. Or is there any other solution to ...
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Does Ubuntu support NFC hardware on Nexus 7?

I was wondering if the NFC hardware on Nexus 7 is supported by Ubuntu. As I understand, the Nexus 7 contains the PN544 chip set. I installed the PC/SC service (pcscd) which works with external USB ...
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XFCE on Nexus 7: onboard and closing windows

I have recently installed XFCE on my Nexus 7 Ubuntu installation and I really like the increased speed, but I just have two issues with it: The onboard does not pop up automatically when I click on ...
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Nexus 7 XFCE install error [closed]

So I attempted to install package xubuntu-desktop on my Nexus 7,but it keeps getting this error: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 7 32gb, says only 6gb disk space

I have installed ubuntu on the nexus 7 and have noticed through conky and the file manager that ubuntu says I only have 6gb of disk space. Does anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening or ...
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Fastboot gets stuck while sending userdata image (raring preinstalled) to nexus 7

I am trying to install the latest pre-installed image of Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. However, I am stuck at flashing the userdata image. I have all my drivers and Android SDK updated. Having said that, ...
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How to unhide mouse cursor on Nexus 7?

I am using Synergy to control my Ubuntu on Nexus 7 using my desktop mouse and keyboard. However, the mouse cursor is displayed only if I connect my mouse via USB. What service controls the visibility ...
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Does Ubuntu on Nexus 7 support the GPS hardware?

If I install Ubuntu onto my Nexus 7 via this guide will I still be able to use GPS and Google Maps?
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How do I switch the Ubuntu Nexus 7 onscreen keyboard to show “()”, “{}” characters?

I managed to get the "(" and ")" characters displayed once in the onscreen keyboard but I don't know how I did it. What is the secret to getting these special characters to be included?
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu for Android on a Nexus 7 or is it just for the smaller mobile devices?

Just to clarify, I'm not talking about running Ubuntu instead of Android on the Nexus 7 but taking advantage of the Ubuntu on Android project using the Nexus 7. Is it possible? Also, is it in the ...
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No keyboard on Nexus 7 installation [closed]

I installed Ubuntu on Nexus 7 but when i get prompted the installer on the tablet, i cant type anything. I also don't see the taskbar anywhere. is it a corrupt attempt to install on nexus 7?
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How well does Java work on the Nexus 7?

I require Java for work purposes and standard Android would not do for me on my Nexus, hence I have decided to try to Ubuntu route. How do I successfully install Java into the Ubuntu ARM version for ...
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Nexus 7 installer gets stuck on 'Erasing Boot Partition"

I have the 32 Gig version. I get as far as 'Erasing boot partition', at about 15-20% then it just hangs.
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Anyway to still have Google Play Store on Ubuntu?

I was curious as to if I installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 if I could still take advantage of the Google Play store. I have many games I bought that I would not like to just leave behind if I installed ...
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Ubuntu install doesn't run on 32Gb Nexus7 with 3g?

I tried installing Ubuntu on my recently purchased (for this purpose!) Nexus 7 32Gb, with the Cellular option. When I rebooted with Ubuntu, it didn't come up. I know, I need to post the errors I ...
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How do I re-install Android on Nexus 7 after having Ubuntu on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t return to stock Android How can I install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 while being able to recover from an Nandroid backup? I had Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 and now I can't ...
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Mounting Nexus 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 through USB? [duplicate]

Please help me troubleshoot. I would like to transfer files between my Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 7 (Android 4.2) I have first followed this link post carefully without success, rolled back all changed. ...
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Can I still use android?

Is it possible to choose which system i'd like to run when I start the device. Probably not I think... And if it's not working, is there anybody that works on a project that allows users to choose ...
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What “gotchas” should I watch out for when installing Ubuntu on the Nexus 7?

How long does it take to Install Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 ? Is it normal for the screen to be black during power on? I don't see an Ubuntu logo. Is that expected?
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How can I participate on the Nexus 7 project as a community member?

What can I do to help this project?
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Were there any modifications to udev in order to allow Ubuntu to run on the Nexus 7?

I'm curious if there was any extreme modifications or patches to udev in order to get Ubuntu running on the Nexus 7?
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Can the screen be rotated on the Nexus 7?

I've noticed that physically turning the screen does not rotate the image on the Nexus 7. Is there any way to rotate the screen?
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Can I right click in Ubuntu on Nexus 7?

How can we right click with the touchscreen? Is this possible?
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Can we change the UI on Ubuntu on Nexus 7 to make it more touch friendly?

The UI is not exactly touch friendly in Ubuntu running on the Nexus 7. The buttons are small, there are only a few multi-touch gestures, etc.
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What is battery performance like on the Nexus 7 when running Ubuntu?

While running Android, advertising claims the Nexus 7 has a 8 - 11 hours of battery time, Many users claim to get around 6 - 9 hours depending on what type of activity they are doing. Have there been ...
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How can I view and change the kernel bootargs my Nexus 7 is using at startup?

In the event that a user wants to make modifications to the kernel commandline how would I do so? Can I "cat /proc/cmdline" to view the bootargs??
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Is Suspend (S3) supported on the Nexus 7?

I was curious to know if suspend was supported on the Nexus 7, the tablet will suspend from the system indicator but there seems to be a problem when attempting to suspend via the power menu.
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Does installing Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 void the warranty?

Are there any steps to return my device to factory defaults with stock android? Will the warranty still be valid if so?
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Are there any plans to transition Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 away from the Android kernel?

Will the Android kernel and underpinnings eventually go away? What are the plans for newer kernel releases?
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I'm running Ubuntu on my Nexus 7, do I have access to the same packages as if I'm running Ubuntu on my Desktop?

I noticed that some packages are not available on my Nexus 7 when browsing the Software Center or using "apt-cache search". Can anyone explain?
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How do I reset Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 if it locks up?

I'm running Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 and it appears that the device locked up. Is there a procedure to trigger a shutdown or hard reset??
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Can I use a USB keyboard and mouse with the Nexus 7?

Can I use my usb keyboard and mouse while running Ubuntu on the Nexus 7? The interface is not quite ready for touch input, and I'd like to be able to help test.
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The ambient light sensor/camera/accelerometer isn't working on the Nexus 7. Are there plans to support it?

There are several sensors and devices on the Nexus 7 that are not currently working with Ubuntu that work in Android. Are there plans to support these sensors/devices?
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Will my bluetooth keyboard work with Ubuntu on Nexus 7?

Is bluetooth supported? Will I be able to use a mouse or keyboard via bluetooth?
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32Gb Nexus 7 conversion to Ubuntu [closed]

Tried to install Ubuntu as per your instructions https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation. It appeared to install and re-booted its self. However all that appeared was some very small text and ...
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restoring my nexus 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t return to stock Android i have ran through the process to install ubuntu on my asus google nexus 7 tablet. i would like to restore it back to android os 4.1 or ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 while being able to recover from an Nandroid backup?

I use CyanogenMod and ClockWork Recovery on my Nexus 7. How can my existing full nandroid backup be used to restore my device after installing Ubuntu? The instructions assume "recovery" would mean ...