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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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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Inverted Cursor with ARM OpenJDK 7 in Chromium, and clicking issues?

So I have a strange issue. When using Chromium on the Nexus 7 port of Ubuntu, Java apps in the browser have the cursor flipped, literally (not just inverted movement, but the cursor itself flipped ...
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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 ...