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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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 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. ...
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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 ...
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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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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??