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 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 I switch the Ubuntu Nexus 7 onscreen keyboard to show “()”, “{}” characters?

I managed to get the "(" and ")" characters displayed once in the onscreen keyboard but I don't know how I did it. What is the secret to getting these special characters to be included?
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Can't boot into Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 (grouper)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu touch on nexus 7 (grouper,WiFi) for couple days now, and no luck. I am using manual install method (from this tutorial) because other automatic tools don't work. ...
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Nexus 7 (4.2.2) stuck as read-only on Ubuntu 13.04 (PC)

I have a Nexus 7 running the latest Android (4.2.2) that seems to be stuck as read-only. I cannot transfer any files to or from the device though I am free to look through it. Permissions are: View ...
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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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What is the current state of the planed features of Ubuntu-Touch

I think that title explains everything. I've found this guide here explaining how to install Ubuntu on Nexus 7. Cause I'm working on ad hoc connection encryption for my thesis and I haven't found any ...
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Nexus 7 stuck on Google screen Ubuntu Touch

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 with these instructions. After the tablet rebooted, it got stuck on the Google screen. The article says If the deploy fails (example: boots to black ...
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Nexus 7 Possibly Bricked

I have a 1st gen Nexus 7 (32GB). I used the steps here to successfully install Ubuntu 13.04 desktop onto the tablet. It was working fine and then I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu Touch. I booted the ...
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Updating Ubuntu touch on nexus 7

I am using ubuntu touch on my nexus 7. I installed the stable release yesterday (18/10/2013), using the command: sudo phablet-flash ubuntu-system --no-backup This successfully installed the latest ...
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Ubuntu Touch Wifi Password Issues on Nexus 7

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. I use Ubuntu on my PC and all of my work computers and love it which is why I decided to try it out on the Nexus. It has all loaded and I can connect ...
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Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7

Will the Ubuntu Desktop for Nexus 7 development continue, or is the sole development focus now on Ubuntu Touch?
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No keyboard in wireless app for Saucy Touch 22?

I seem to have a problem with the recent touch release. I can't access the keyboard in the wireless application, however it does appear in Notes. I have restarted my Nexus 7 several times and it still ...
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Unable to connect to secured wi-fi from Nexus 7 running Ubuntu Touch 13.04

I have put Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7, using MultiROM. But I am unable to connect my Ubuntu Touch tablet to my home wi-fi (WPA2 Personal). After I type in the password and click OK, it shows the list ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch for tablet Nexus 7

After phablet-flash -b command and get raring-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip file at last appear this: Validating download for raring-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip Error while downloading, ...
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Timeframe on push to autodeploy.zip?

Given the answer to this question (Stuck Pushing to /sdcard/autodeploy.zip) how long should one expect the push to take given standard USB? I'm attempting the flash via a pretty hefty Ubuntu virtual ...
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Can Ubuntu on Nexus 7 run desktop Ubuntu programs?

I'm thinking about getting an Ubuntu on Nexus 7 and I have one question: programs that runs on Ubuntu Desktop (like Steam, that have support for linux, or game's for linux) will work?
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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 ...
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Ubuntu does not run on the Nexus 7

After "Preparing mouth file system", the screensaver Ubuntu Nexus have a black screen. What to do?
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Nexus 7 can't rotate in xfce?

I installed xfce4 on my Nexus 7 running Ubuntu and after logging into it, I noticed that the desktop is basically stuck in portrait mode because auto-rotation doesn't work in it (I tried logging in ...
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Does Ubuntu support NFC hardware on Nexus 7?

I was wondering if the NFC hardware on Nexus 7 is supported by Ubuntu. As I understand, the Nexus 7 contains the PN544 chip set. I installed the PC/SC service (pcscd) which works with external USB ...
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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 ...
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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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Nexus 7 does not goes past ubuntu boot up screen!

Installing ubuntu on my Nexus 7. PC showed success message and then I waited for few minutes some white text and then boom.. ubuntu logo. After that the device went blank... now when I boot I see ...
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Why does my nexus not boot?

I'm trying to get ubuntu on my nexus for more than a day now and i'm not able to get passt the initial image installation. I managed to get to the boot screen and it turns wireless on, then off and on ...
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How to unhide mouse cursor on Nexus 7?

I am using Synergy to control my Ubuntu on Nexus 7 using my desktop mouse and keyboard. However, the mouse cursor is displayed only if I connect my mouse via USB. What service controls the visibility ...
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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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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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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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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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Nexus 7 Wi-Fi (4.4.2)

I'm stuck on step 4: To bootstrap on the devel channel or reinstall afresh (wiping everything) the recommended command is to be run from the bootloader: ubuntu-device-flash --channel devel ...
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Nexus 7 Desktop Raring Killed on Update

So my formerly awesome desktop Raring multiboot partition on my Nexus 7 was just killed during an update from the official ARM repos... Everything seemed to work fine but on reboot I get the ...
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Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7 1st Generation

I am currently running Ubuntu Desktop on my Nexus 7 1st Generation. What is the procedure to install Ubuntu Touch? Do I have to go back to android to install?
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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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Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install

Ubuntu Touch wont boot after install on Nexus 7. It starts and then reboots and goes back to google screen. I don't get any errors but it just wont load. I am using multirom and android 4.3
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When might we expect a 32 GB image for the Nexus 7?

I was very impressed with the functionality of Raring with LXDE on the Nexus 7 --- I was able to run the same applications as on my laptop but with significantly better battery life. I did some ...
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Ubuntu touch install from recovery on nexus 7 3g

I would like to install the ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 3g. I have twrp recovery but the installation was failed. Here's the log: Installing '/sdcard/Download/raring-preinstalled-armel+grouper.zip'... ...
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How can I make the top bar and launcher icons it holds thicker?

If you're trying to use the ubuntu-desktop arm image on a touch device (for example the nexus 7), making the top bar thicker would be a useful user interface tweak. I can already make the unity ...
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Deploying to Ubuntu Phone OS

I have set up the development kit using the command line options shown on the Go Mobile site and started QT Creator. Did the first tutorial and wanted to see it on my Ubuntu Phone Tablet but it could ...
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Nexus 7 - adbd cannot run as root in production builds (Ubuntu Touch install)

I don't know what to do next.. a few days ago I accidentally installed Ubuntu 13.04 and restored it back to android. After that I installed Ubuntu Touch with this guide and I followed every step! ...
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How can I disable all console display on my Nexus 7?

I am writing some code to address the raw framebuffer and would like to suppress all writing to the display including anything at boot. I have tried to use abootit to set the kernel parameters to ...
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XFCE on Nexus 7: onboard and closing windows

I have recently installed XFCE on my Nexus 7 Ubuntu installation and I really like the increased speed, but I just have two issues with it: The onboard does not pop up automatically when I click on ...
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Is it possible to install gnome shell on the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu?

Basically just the question, has anyone tried it?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Nexus7 won't boot after SaucySalamander crash

I easily managed to get the current preinstalled build working on my nexus7 from OSX by following the Manual Download & Installation instructions. It worked quite good for a few minutes and ...
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how can I possibly install ubuntu 14.04 on my nexus 7

I have a nexus 7 and I want to install ubuntu 14.04 (not ubuntu touch) on it, I'm aware that it was available on 13.04 byt can it be done on 14.04? I have my bootloader unlocked. My nexus 7 (2013 ...