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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Changes to fstab overwritten after reboot. Ubuntu Touch 15.04 (r1) on a Nexus 7 (2013) [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. After the initial install the / partition is read only, so I do sudo mount -o remount,rw / I then update /etc/fstab with rw instead of ro for the / ...
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USB file transfer on Nexus 7 with lollipop

When I connect my Nexus 7 to my PC with Ubuntu or Xubuntu via USB cable the device does not get mounted. My Nexus 5 configured in the same way as my Nexus 7 works with no problems. My Nexus 7 works ...
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How to get full Ubuntu installed on Nexus 7 2013?

Is it possible to get a full Ubuntu system up and running on a Nexus 7 2013? I'm aware of the Ubuntu Phone project and also the Ubuntu Nexus 7 project but Phone isn't full Ubuntu and the Nexus 7 ...
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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 2012 with newer desktop Ubuntu

I read many about that and because I dont know what do with N7 I'd like install some linux on that. :-) In last days and nights I trying that and I succesfull installed Ubuntu Touch Preview and ...
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Ubuntu for devices terminal font size / any font size

I have installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. Kudos to the team for a painless install. I cannot change the default font (but that is a small problem). I cannot change the terminal font from incredibly ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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adb does not recognize my Nexus 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to test drive the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 (2013) which recently has been upgraded to Lollipop (5.0.2). So I followed the steps starting with backing up my device. But the problem is that ...
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ubuntu touch nexus 7 3G (2013)

I have a nexus 7 3G (2013) tablet which I'd like to install Ubuntu touch on it. I know it is not supported. But I am not interested in using 3G features. Is it possible to install any version of ...
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Install with sudo app-get install doesn't work, “Not using locking for read only file /var/lib/dpkg/lock”

I just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. Unfortunately I can't install anything from the terminal app: If I enter: sudo apt-get install yasm -y git make g++ build-essential libminiupnpc-dev I ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 7 LTE - Bluetooth & LTE not working?

i installed Touch on a Neexus7 LTE - tablet. Using http://system-image.tasemnice.eu/i could get version, but no bluetooth or LTE. I also tried upgrading by making device write-enabled, but this worked ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch RTM 14.09 on Nexus 7 flo?

I have the Nexus 7 (flo) unlocked, rebooted and waiting: magnus@Lubuntu:~$ adb devices List of devices attached 09e08081 device magnus@Lubuntu:~$ adb reboot bootloader magnus@Lubuntu:~$ fastboot ...
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Installing the Deprecated Nexus 7 Gouper [closed]

I am looking to install an older image for the Nexus 7 2012 since its deprecated, I was wondering how to go about installing the older unsupported version. I have followed the guide here: ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 7 / vpn/ ssh/ python

I have installed the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 recently. Initially I was facing issue with apt-get that I have resolved by remounting the partition with rw permission. Now when I try to install ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...
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Can no longer boot into Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7

I had installed Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 (2013), and all was working reasonably well. I believe I clicked on something to upgrade the system, and then it no longer booted -- just get a small ...
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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 7 2013 deb LTE

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, but I am unsuccessful. Some time ago, I was able to run Ubuntu on the device, but it was not a dual-boot installation. I was able to ...
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Trying to mount my Nexus 7 via MTP

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug in my Nexus 7, nothing shows up in Files to allow me transfer files onto the tablet. When I plug the tablet in I seem to be getting different error messages each ...
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How do I mount Nexus 7 to view files from command line

I enabled MTP on the Nexus 7 and Nautilus registers it and lets me browse the files, but ls /media/usbdrive/ shows me nothing. How do I mount it in such a way that I can explore the device's internal ...
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Ubuntu touch Terminal app asks for password

I just installed ubuntu touch latest devel on my nexus 7 2013. Everytime i open the terminal app it asks for a password. I am not talking for the root password that i read it is "ubuntu". Does anyone ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Can't activate context

So I followed this link to set up a 3G network on my nexus 4 which running Ubuntu Touch; however I cannot seemed to activate context. This is a list of context: [ /ril_0 ] [ /ril_0/context1 ] ...
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How to recover photos from mtp mounted device (nexus)

I had a couple of photos on my nexus device which I didn't backup yet and where deleted in a mysterious way (my mom claim she has nothing to do with it. I wanted to try and recover them and learned ...
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UBUNTU touch DUALBOOT dualboot.sh install problem

I'd like to install ubuntu touch to my nexus 7 (2012) but I can't because dualboot.sh won't be install. this is in my terminal marci@marci-desktop:~$ chmod +x dualboot.sh marci@marci-desktop:~$ ...
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Using ubuntu-device-flash on a Nexus N7 only installs the rescue system

Following this developer.ubuntu.com guide I flashed my Nexus 7 via # ubuntu-device-flash --channel=trusty --bootstrap, got this [1] output, but after rebooting the following from the Install Ubuntu ...
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Issues installing Ubuntu on Nexus 7 2013 can't get past the Ubuntu Recovery image

I'm having problem installing Ubuntu on my Nexus. I've used this guide, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in VirtualBox. ...
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SSH for ubuntu touch [duplicate]

For some reason, while I am trying to connect to SSH on my Nexus 7 2013 I keep getting this error message: Permission denied(publickey) Can someone explain how to properly setup SSH for Ubuntu ...
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How to boot back into Android from Ubuntu Touch?

I just recently installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 tablet following the instructions from: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I was ...
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apt-get update does not work [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu for the second time (separate downloads) onto my nexus 7. Both the times I could not use apt-get upgrade and thus could not install any applications. Upon the second ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 32GB

I bought a Nexus 7 tablet 32GB (flo) and found the information to install ubuntu-touch here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I installed both ...
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How to start ubuntu-touch on Nexus 7 3G Tilapia (nakasig)?

I am trying run Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 3G Tilapia, but I only see the "Google" splash screen. I have read many forums and found that the /data partition is different on Tilapia and Grouper ...
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Use Ubuntu on Tablet with mouse/keyboard?

So here is the thing... I have a Nexus 7 (2012), and the digitizer broke on me. To have it fixed would be pretty close to simply buying a new one. An OGT cable is super cheap. If I could install ...
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Nexus 7 installing Ubuntu

I'm stuck between steps 2 and 3, I get to a Welcome screen, select language and an arrow to setup wifi. no option is available to enable debugging. any suggestions?
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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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Flash Ubuntu Touch

So I recently factory reset my Nexus 7 tablet and I want to get Ubuntu Touch on it. Before factory reset I had it, but since originally flashing my Nexus 7 I got a new laptop and got Ubuntu installed. ...
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How to switch from Mir to Surfaceflinger?

Because of this bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/mir/+bug/1238695 Ubuntu Touch on the Google Nexus 7 (grouper), Touch randomly freezes, and flickers. It is bad enough that I cannot do anything except ...
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Ubuntu & Mac OSX (install Ubuntu Touch to tablet, from Mac platform)

I know this has probably been asked many times over but here goes: I have a MacBook Pro 15" and an Nexus 7 (2013) tablet. I want to install Ubuntu (Touch) onto the Nexus but I don't have Ubuntu on my ...
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Database not working on actual Ubuntu Touch Device

I'm currently developing an application for Ubuntu Touch. It already has some basic functionalities and utilizes localstorage/SQLite. When running directly from the Ubuntu SDk itworks fine but when I ...
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How safe is ubuntu touch on nexus 7 2012

I don't know if the version provided by ubuntu for grouper is complete, or if its safe. I just want a portable Linux(Ubuntu) device. That can handle everything that my PC can(quite easily.) Any will ...
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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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How do you install ubuntu desktop on nexus 7 using the newest version of multiROM (v23) [closed]

I'm using a Nexus 7 (flo) and have MultiROM installed. Recently I updated and the option that was there to install a ubuntu rom was gone I tried to insert a boot img. but TeamWin couldn't unpack it. ...
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Nexus 7 (flo) and Ubuntu Touch

I installed Ubuntu Touch on my N7 (flo) using the command ubuntu-device-flash --channel=trusty-proposed --bootstrap. I successfully installed it. I've browsed around the internet, and I see people ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch “Flo” Preinstalled .zip missing

I'm trying to manually install Ubuntu Touch on my N7 (flo). I can't seem to find the .zip file for it (I can find the boot, system, and recovery .img's). Could anyone point me to this?
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mount point for google nexus 7 2013 [duplicate]

I am able to connect my google nexus 7 2013 version to my Ubuntu machine. Ubuntu 12.10. I had downloaded some content to a subdirectory in the /sdcard/Download folder on nexus7. I am able to see the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 7 (2013) [duplicate]

How can I get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to recognize my Nexus 7 (2013) so I can transfer files between the two systems?
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Installing Ubuntu in Google Nexus 7 Tablet [duplicate]

i would like to install Ubuntu in my new Nexus-7 Tab, can you please help me with complete installation procedure?
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Ubuntu core on new Nexus 7?

Does Ubuntu Core (not Ubuntu Touch) also work on the new Nexus 7 with 1080p screen? It doesn't yet mention anything about the newer Nexus 7, just wondering if it is supported? If it is not ...
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Argument in phablet-flash for Nexus73G

I trying install Ubuntu-touch on Nexus 7 3G, using Touch Install. But on the step 4, I received an error: ~ $ sudo phablet-flash -d grouper -b phablet-flash: error: argument : invalid choice: ...
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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 ...