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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Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 (2012/Grouper) but USB/ADB/Fastboot is not working

I have an old grouper tablet that mostly gathers dust these days, i wanted to give Ubuntu Touch a whirl, but something is wrong with the USB port on my device, afaik it isn't physical damage, but only ...
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How to configure LibreOffice in Legacy Apps on Ubuntu Touch

I was using an out of date guide which has obviously been superseded by updates to the Ubuntu Touch channels. It is seems Libertine containers can be created directly from the Libertine application ...
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Getting latest Ubuntu Touch stable on Nexus 7 2013 LTE

I'm trying to get the latest Ubuntu Touch with OTA 10 on a Nexus 7 LTE (2013 model, "deb"). The goal is to get as close to the retail devices as possible, to check the current state of things. I've ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (2012) now that it is no longer supported

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 (2012) Tablet, however, it appears that this tablet is no longer included in the official dev releases. I'm about half way through following the Porting to a ...
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Install ubuntu touch with dualboot.sh (another recovery ?)

I have a recent nexus 7 (2013) with out of the box recovery errors (well known issue) and the only two workings are the last versions of TWRP and Multirom. So right know I have few issues: If ...
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Can't manage to install Ubuntu Touch on recent Nexus 7 (2013)

So I recently got a new Nexus 7 (2013) At first I couldn't manage to root it, install a custom rom or anything because of errors in recovery. Then I found this thread It explains that the recents ...
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Ubuntu Touch Lockscreen and App Home screen stuck in landscape

I just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 (2013) tablet based on this guide. Everything works great, but I can't get the lockscreen or the App Home screen out of landscape. I tried locking the ...
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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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Cannot update Ubuntu Touch 15.04 R2 apps on a Nexus 7 (2013)

I'm afraid usual updating process does not work anymore even deleting the user settings for Ubuntu One and adding them again (as suggested somewhere)... There are several updates and it starts to ...
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Ubuntu Nexus 7 14.04

I have Nexus 7. I updated from 13.04 to 14.04 but in the settings there is written that tablet is running 13.04 but in the terminal is 14.04. How do I find out which Ubuntu Nexus 7 is really running? ...
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Ubuntu Destkop 14.04 Nexus 7

I have Nexus 7 2012 running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. I flashed Ubuntu 13.04 and the upgraded via terminal using apt-get upgrade. But after upgrade the status bar is missing as well as power button doesn'...
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ubuntu-device-flash fails on Nexus 7 2013 (Android 5.0.2) - can't copy image to /cache/recovery/

I have been attempting to install ubuntu-touch on a new Nexus 7 2013 (Android 5.0.2) from a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTS by following the instructions here: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/...
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ADB needs root after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I am building Android from source in order to install my company's custom filesystem (Datalight Reliance Nitro). I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 PC as my host device and a Nexus 7 (flo) as my Android device....
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Enable visible mouse cursor in Ubuntu Touch

I am running a new nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch (3.4.0-4) installed. I have plugged a mouse into the usb slot, and the device receives input (randomly clicking and dragging works) but the mouse cursor is ...
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ap-hotspot connects to android but not kindle

I have a kindle voyage and a nexus 7. I used ap-hotspot but while my Nexus connects without any problem, kindle always shows connection failed. Any fixes please?
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Android SDK tools in Ubuntu doesn't read Nexus 7 in recovery mode (Possible udev rules issue)

so I'm trying to push a ROM in my bricked Nexus 7 through adb in Ubuntu. The problem is that, when I plug it in recovery mode to my laptop, and run adb devices the system doesn't find my Nexus ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7. Is it legal to install on that device?

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on multiple devices on Nexus 7. Is it legal. The reason I am asking is that I am reading that rooting Android tablet devices is technically illegal. But installing ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch for Nexus 7 2012

I know Ubuntu Touch for Nexus 7 (2012) has been deprecated. But there must be an option for installing it on my tablet anyway, the thing is all the tutorials I find are old, and refer to the time when ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch multitask like a desktop Ubuntu would?

I recently purchased a nexus 7 and would like to put Ubuntu on it. Regular Ubuntu is no longer supported for this device, only Ubuntu Touch. If I install Ubuntu Touch on my tablet, and plug in a mouse ...
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How to get GPS location in Ubuntu Touch installed on Nexus 7

I want to write a python program that reads current location of the device. To make it I'm looking for an API to access current GPS location in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7. This seems like a basic ...
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Will the mobile network connection work on the Nexus 7?

I'm planning to buy a Nexus 7 to use it as a small car PC. Can you tell me, what is the current state of using the mobile broadband connection and the GPS hardware of the Nexus 7 in Ubuntu Touch? ...
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How to get Ubuntu Touch recovery to boot into Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7?

The device is a Google Nexus 7 2013 LTE device running android 4.4.4, I have followed the instructions @ https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ using ...
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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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Get Wifi Password Into Ubuntu Touch

So tonight I flashed my Nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch, however I'm having an issue. My wireless is protected with a 63 character WPA2 password. Whenever I try typing it in manually and hit "Connect" ...
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ubuntu touch questions and active discussions

is anybody actively answering questions for ubuntu touch on here and active chat im using XDA but only one person seems to be active on there anybody know any good resources at all :) wayne
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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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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: http://...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...