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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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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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 ...
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Cleanly uninstall ubuntu from Nexus 7

If I install Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 (following the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation), and later uninstall it, will the device be in the original state, or will there be ...
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Nexus 7 dual-boot with android?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu in parallel to Android on the Nexus 7 (dual-boot), or not? If not, how hard would it be to add the feature? It should be just a matter of adding another partition and ...
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Low-level 10-finger multi-touch data on the Nexus 7?

I'm considering getting a Nexus 7 to do some multi-touch development on Ubuntu in the run-up to 13.04 (i.e., now :-). What APIs, /dev files, or protocols are available, or could be made available ...
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Ubuntu laptop connected to usb modem and set to be a hotspot + nexus 7

I'm using my laptop as a wifi hotspot while it's connected to broadband over a usb stick. And it works perfectly, I connect my phone to the laptop hotspot without a problem. But my nexus 7 can't find ...
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Realtime Audio via USB Soundcard Possible?

I've installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 (using XFCE desktop) and using USB OTG cable, connected my M-Audio USB soundcard. My ambition is to be able to use Ardour on my Nexus 7 with the M-Audio soundcard ...
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Is the 32 GB Nexus 7 compatible with Ubuntu?

I want to buy a 32 GB Nexus 7 to try installing Ubuntu - will it be compatible?
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Changing default text input on Nexus 7 Ubuntu to bluetooth keyboard

I was curious if it was possible to use a Logitech bluetooth keyboard for android 4.0+ with Ubuntu on Nexus 7? I was able to connect the keyboard regularly with the GUI, the pin worked, so I would ...
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How will updates be applied to the Nexus 7 Ubuntu release? Will refreshing the device be necessary?

Updating Android is usually a hassle and requires flashing an update via ROM Manager or the like. I'm fantasizing about the beauty of being able to take daily Ubuntu patches and updated kernels via ...
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What Interface Toolkit is being recommended for Ubuntu on Nexus7/Mobile Devices?

I understand this is a may be a very premature question given that the current build is for testing Ubuntu Core, but I have just bought a Nexus7 to join in with this Ubuntu on mobile adventure and ...
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How do I connect a Nexus 7 to transfer files? [duplicate]

I want to move some files from my PC to Nexus 7. The tablet is connected to my PC's USB port and it is successfully charging. Unfortunately, the PC is not detecting the devices - what I expected is to ...
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Does the installer use cached downloads?

When I use the Nexus 7 installer , if I want to reinstall will the installer use cached downloads or will it redownload the images all over again?
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Installation on a Nexus 7 gets stuck while flashing the root filesystem [closed]

Well, a good chunk of my day has been spent on what was supposed to take minutes... here's the rundown Every time, i get stuck while flashing the root file system (freezing, timing out, or error ...
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What is the (initial) root password for Ubuntu on Nexus 7?

Is it possible to install anything on nexus 7' Ubuntu? I installed Ubuntu, booted, but there's only default admin account.
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How to Enable Wireless on Nexus 7

How do I enable Wireless on my Nexus 7 running Ubuntu on Nexus7? When I click the Network Manager Icon its not showing any available networks.
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu on a Nexus 7?

Is it possible to run Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 on a Google Nexus Tablet? Would it be able to run Unity and/or Gnome Shell? or would it have to run a lighter desktop environment?
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Receiving Bluetooth Files from Nexus 7

I have successfully paired and connected my Nexus 7 with my Ubuntu 12.04 PC. I have successfully sent files from the PC to my Android device, but when I try to send files from Android to Ubuntu, the ...