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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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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Is it possible to install gnome shell on the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu?

Basically just the question, has anyone tried it?
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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 ...
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What Ubuntu applications run on the Nexus 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu support the same software as the desktop version? Can we really use all ubuntu applications on nexus 7 when ubuntu core has been ...
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Ubuntu Nexus 7 as USB device does not work

I connected USB cable from Nexus 7 running Ubuntu to my Ubuntu laptop but there is no new USB device found when I run lsusb. Is this function supported?
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Are there plans to port Ubuntu to the Nexus 10?

I really want Ubuntu on a tablet, but the Nexus 7 is just to small for my tastes. I feel as though the Nexus 10 would be a much better fit. Should I just get the Nexus 7 or should I expect a Nexus 10 ...
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What do the updates provide in the Nexus 7 Desktop Installer?

Is there any advantage in re-installing to Nexus 7, with an updated 'Ubuntu Nexus 7 Desktop Installer' which has itself been updated recently? Presumably it has added support for 32GB model .. Does ...
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how to touch close window at ubuntu on nexus 7 [closed]

ubuntu on nexus 7, the button of close everyone window is pretty smaller,I can't close window by this smaller button.I want to close window by touch, like drag and so on.
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Does the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu support the same software as the desktop version?

I'm wondering whether the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu ('Ubuntu on Android') supports the same software (i. e., VirtualBox, Google Chrome, LibreOffice Writer) as the desktop version. Is there any ...
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What can you currently do with Ubuntu on Nexus 7?

I am about to buy a Nexus 7 16GB and am wondering if I'll be able to watch videos on it. I know it's a experimental release, but if it can play my movies I'll already be satisfied :) First thing I'll ...
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Downloaded images failed checksum validation for ubuntu for nexus7

Hi I tried to follow the steps in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation but I'm stock on the step 4, because when I{m loading the latest image I got this error Downloaded images failed checksum ...
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Require password to login to Nexus 7

The default behavior in the Nexus 7 Image is to log straight in to the default user's desktop, bypassing the lightdm greeter. This seems like an acceptable behavior for testing the core but it's ...
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Can't return to stock Android

Whenever I try and uncompress the tar file, I get this: tar (child): nakasi-jro03d-factory-e102ba72.tg: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now tar: ...
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Is there a video player working in Nexus 7

Is there a video player that will playback mp4s on the ARM processor? VLC gives me a black screen when it tries to play the video back
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Problem with installing Ubuntu on Nexus7 in a VM

I met a problem while installing Ubuntu on my Nexus7 in a Virtual Box VM. Although the tablet was unlocked and successfully loaded with fastboot method, installation stuck while erasing data. Why ...