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Can Ubuntu run on a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT?

My family might be buying a Windows Surface tablet with Windows RT (Nvidia)? I was wondering if I can run Ubuntu or WUBI on it for my homework?
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Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all?

What I found out for now is that I can use ubuntu 15.04 touch but no scrolling. I opened: /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf And added: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Surface Pro 3 ...
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Surface Pro 2 Keyobard Cover not working in Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Surface Pro 2 at the moment and it seems to be working fine, exept for the fact, that neither one of my keyboard covers is working, the keys light up on my ...
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How do I use a Microsoft Designer Mouse with Ubuntu 15.10

This mouse is a "low-power bluetooth" device. Supposedly this uses HOGP instead of HID. I have found responses that say you need bluez 5.x. Well Ubuntu 15.10 has bluez 5.35 but it doesn't work. When ...
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Using a patch to modify drivers for surface pro 3

I don't know much about the command line aspect of things and have always been terrible with driver modification and things like that. currently when attempting to apply a patch on ubuntu for my ...
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Problems with Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 Dualboot Surface Pro

I've been having this problem this whole day and it's been killing me... I'm following Dual boot Surface Pro with Ubuntu? this guide to dual boot my Microsoft Surface Pro with Ubuntu 13.04. The main ...