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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How do I get Ubuntu working on a Nexus 7 (2013)?

Can anyone tell me whether the information at "https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation" still holds for the 2nd generation Nexus 7? I'm thinking that there may be new compatibility issues, since ...
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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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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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Installing Ubuntu on Nexus 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 as mentioned in the official wiki . However, when I run the Ubuntu Nexus7 installer I get an error saying that it cannot download the content (My connection ...
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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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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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Nexus 7 3G [2012] problem with ubuntu touch

I am having problems after installing ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 3G I tried using the command to install ubuntu touch sudo pablet-flash cdimage-touch -d grouper -b But after installing, it doesn’t ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (2013) [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on Google Nexus (2013) (Code:razor). I follow the steps on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install . The terminal on my Ubuntu Desktop shows the following: ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem restoring android after trying Ubuntu on Nexus 7

I tried Ubuntu on my Nexus 7, and I now want to restore android on it. I made the procedure described, in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install and the Ubuntu flash worked well. But when I want to ...
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nexus 7 3g won't flash Ubuntu touch

I am unsuccessfully trying to flash any Ubuntu touch daily onto my N7 tilapia. I followed the instructions from Ubuntu wiki for tilapia step by step. The fastboot method ended up with terminal saying ...
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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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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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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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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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ubuntu 13.10. nexus 7 is mounted as an unnamed device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10. and try to get my Nexus 7 connected via the USB cable. Normally 13.10. should handle MTP out of the box but the tablet is shown as an unnamed device and permissions cannot ...
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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. ...