A general-purpose computer, usually portable, contained in a single panel and using a touch screen as the input device.

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When Ubuntu is used on a tablet will it function like a computer?

Is it possible to load Ubuntu for a full computer onto a tablet (not a tablet PC) so that I could use open office or other software that I could use in Ubuntu on a full computer on a tablet? ...
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As a consumer can I buy Ubuntu for my android phone somewhere?

Can Ubuntu for android plug into the monitor of a tablet as it's visual monitor so that the phone runs a computer on a tablet? Thanks
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install ubuntu touch on a Hisense Sero 7 [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu touch on a Hisense Sero 7. So far, I have not been able to root the device. I have tried tutorials online, none have worked. I tired rooting with SuperOneClick2013 v2.3.3, to ...
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Ubuntu Touch availability on Windows tablet

Can I install Ubuntu Touch on an Acer W510 tablet? I couldn't find any instructions at ubuntu.com.
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How much would an ubuntu tablet cost? Where could I find one? [closed]

I know that Canonical will produce Ubuntu tablets, and I'd buy one, but I don't know how much would it cost and where will I find it.
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Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S Wifi 4.2 tablet

Can I install Ubuntu touch on Galaxy S wifi 4.2 tablet? Do I have to root it before? Anyone have tried?
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus Vivotab Smart Windows 8 32-bit processor tablet

Good day, I just got an Asus Vivotab Smart with Windows 8 but the processor is actually a 32-bit type. I am kinda confused with the Ubuntu version to install (32-bit or 64-bit). I have read all the ...
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Has anyone got ubuntu working on a PC tablet?

I tried 12.10 and my Acer Iconia W700 was unusable, so I gave up and waited for 13.04 and it is unusable again. I can get tips when I click in the left toolbar thing and I managed to start Firefox, ...
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what is the current stage of ubuntu tablet , is it viable to use with a android note 10.1?

I want to practise on ubuntu tablet os with my note 10.1. Is it possible to load it to my tabler as keepjng the android alive as backup.? Or is tblet os is not ready yet to load it into machine? what ...
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How do I dual boot my android ice cream sandwich tablet with ubuntu [duplicate]

I have android 4.04 ice cream sandwich as it was pre installed. I have an archos 80 cobalt. How would I dual boot with ubuntu?
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Do Ubuntu PC programs work on Ubuntu tablet?

I'm would like to know if all the programs made for Ubuntu PC would work on tablet with Ubuntu? Thanks in advance!
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sharing internet connection

Greeting, I have a portable model. I am intended to use it to share internet connection from ubuntu 13.04 to my android tablet. can anybody help me how can I setup my ubuntu 13.04 as a server in order ...
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Will conventional programs run on Ubuntu Touch?

I'm verry happy about the massage, that we will get a tablet version for Ubuntu! Now I ask myself if the conventional programs like LibreOffice, OpenOffice, VLC Player, Thunderbird or other run on ...
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Can you install Ubuntu on XPS 18

Dell has a new 18" tablet. Can you install ubuntu and if so does it support all of the necessary elements like touch?
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How can I backup media from a tablet to my Ubuntu desktop?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 How can I use my desktop to back up my tablet? I tried to call Samsung support earlier, but they wanted $200 for their tech support!
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Ubuntu SDK for x86 tablets

I was thinking about installing the regular Ubuntu on a Windows 8 tablet with x86 processor...so basically a tablet that is actually a PC. I want to make a program that supports all gestures and ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu on a Asus Padfone 2 at the moment? [duplicate]

Is it possible to run Ubuntu on a Asus Padfone 2 at the moment? If possible please let me know how to make it work!
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Cheap ARM A8 Chip Tablet?

I was gifted an Le Pan TC 970 tablet (it was on sale and couldn't be passed up). It is OMAP3, single core ARM A8, 500MB RAM & 1 GHz. Would Ubuntu Touch be able to be installed, or even Kubuntu ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.10 on a tablet pc

I have a intel x86 based tablet with the following configuratioin: Processor-Atom N2600 1.6GHz, Memory 2GB, SSD 32GB and is touch enabled. I install Ubuntu 12.10 and it detects everything from ...
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Ubuntu phone android tv tablet?

I am a bit confused (about Ubuntu touch/phone/android/tv/tablet). Is the Ubuntu OS for phone the same as Ubuntu for Android If I have a phone with Ubuntu (touch) on it, how do I use it to connect it ...
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'Ubuntu for Tablets' — when available?

When will the tablet version of Ubuntu (not desktop) be able to be installed on a Nexus 7. I do not think it can now (since I do not even think they have finished it) but if so, post a tutorial.
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How can I remotely stream videos to my tablet?

I'd like to be able to watch my videos that I keep on my desktop running Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my tablet (Nexus 7) when they're connected to different networks. For example, when I'm at my girlfriend's ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Intel Atom tablet

I have an Intel Atom n2600 tablet which was running Windows 8, but got excited about Ubuntu and decided to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it. It detected all necessary hardware (camera, WiFi, bluetooth etc) ...
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Ubuntu Tablet Interface Structure [duplicate]

ANSWER: I currently have all of the Ubuntu touch apps working on my Dell XPS 12 and although unstable, Unity 8 works well too. So I'd accept that all of the tablet features will be working in due ...
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Will the Ubuntu tablet OS be flash-able from zip files?

Is it available for nexus only now? Will it be available for other tablets as well in flash-able zip files? Just like custom ROM for android flash from cwm twrp?
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ubuntu-touch on convertible (x86, 12.04)

I would like to test drive ubuntu-touch on a 12.04 based convertible notebook. This is a normal notebook without android and a intel amd64 capable cpu (not arm cpu). (See also the Shuttleworth ...
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How do I personalize Ubuntu Touch?

I installed Ubuntu Touch today on my Nexus 7 (grouper nakasi) and I appear to be logged in as somebody else - a developer perhaps. I have their Facebook notifications, music they like, people they ...
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Is Ubuntu on Tablet also suitable for touchscreen laptops?

I have a Thinkpad X220 Tablet, if I am not wrong is that they call a "convertible" laptop. There will be the possibility to use Ubuntu on Tablet (or even Ubuntu for Phones) with this kind of laptops ...
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Is Ubuntu developer's preview going to be installable on Nexus 10 (besides Nexus 7)?

This article at arstechnica suggests Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will be supported by upcoming Developer's preview of Ubuntu for tablets. Is that statement backed by some Canonical's source? Is Nexus 10 ...
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how and where can i get ubuntu for phone and install it on Nexus 4? [duplicate]

how and where can i get ubuntu for phone and install it on Nexus 4? today is 21st ,i can't see any link to the phone images.
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Can I write apps for Ubuntu phones and tablets with Mono?

I just wanted to ask if it will be possible to write apps with C# and .NET via Mono for Ubuntu Tablet and Phone. I could not find anything about this matter. Since I heard that the version for ...
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is ubuntu phone (or tablet) use X for display server?

is ubuntu phone (or tablet) use X for display server? if so, it should change the Ubuntu Desktop Application to Ubuntu Phone (or tablet) its much easier for developers. if not, what Display Server is ...
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Will Ubuntu Touch work on my tablet or phone? [duplicate]

I have a Kindle Fire HD and want to know if the tablet version works or not. Can it be used to take the place of the Candle operating system?
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Is QML the only way to create apps in Ubuntu for tablets?

As I've seen from the tutorials, QML seems the only way to create graphical apps in Ubuntu for tablets. Other languages seem to be only for using OpenGL, not Qt libraries. My question can be ...
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Will there be x86 builds of Ubuntu Tablet / Phone?

While there is plenty of buzz for Ubuntu Touch / Ubuntu Phone builds for Nexuses, are there any images (if at all) coming for the normal x86 platform. I am particularly interested in the Ubuntu Tablet ...
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Ubuntu for tablets has been announced: is it related to HTC One's announcement? [closed]

Won't I be able to download and install Ubuntu on other tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tab or Micromax Funbook? If I can, what was the relation between the timing sync between HTC and Ubuntu? EDIT: My ...
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Can I run Ubuntu OS on a Android 4.0 tablet?

I have a cheap Chinese made tablet from Dubai called the Crony Dubai (www.cronydubai.com). It has a micro B, mini HDMI and a USB labeled as "Host" as well as a micro SD slot. It came with a micro B to ...
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Make laptop files accessible to android device over laptop Wifi antenna?

I would like to be able to access the files on my Ubuntu laptop from my Android phone and tablet. Ideally, I would want to do this over my own secure Wlan and then over sftp or Samba shares. Since ...
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Can I install 12.10 on Ainol Novo7 Venus?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Ainol Novo7 Venus? I don't want any tablet-version of ubuntu, because I like ubuntu how it is and think there is no need for a tablet-version (I know there is ...
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Can you design buttons on a Ubuntu/Android tablet that is to be used as a virtual keyboard for your desktop?

Running out of buttons After using Autohotkey for remapping, I soon didn't have enough keyboard buttons to attach macros or scripts to them, so I'd have to make new scripts that use the same button. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my tablet

I have ainol novo 10 quard tablet. When I connect it to Ubuntu by USB, it doesn't see it at all. Do I need to install ainol drivers? Or something else?
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Ctrl and Shift keys are sticky

I think ubuntu recognized my laptop (Asus U32U) as a tablet and after the installation I had huge on-screen keyboard. Deleted by unistalling via Synaptic anything related with virtual keyboard. Now I ...
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Ubuntu on Micromax Funbook Pro With Cortex A8 processor

I am using Micomax Funbook Pro Tab with comes with Cortex A8 (1.2GHz) processor and 1GB RAM. It runs Android 4.0 Scecream Sandwich. I am willing to use Ubuntu on it. Is there anyway I can do so.
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Deleting files from connected devices doesn't free the device's storage

A few weeks ago, I bought my tablet and copied files from my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. Somehow, I had to delete some of these copied files to free some memory. But upon deletion from my computer, ...
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android phone/tablet connects to ubuntu through wireless router WITHOUT ethernet connection

Forget the description beneath. Let me ask it in an other way. I have a ubuntu pc, a wireless router and an android tablet IN THE JUNGLE. No internet what so ever, just a wireless signal from my ...
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Any chance of a tablet version? [duplicate]

I have a hannspree hanspad tablet*. Decent hardware but awful software (based on Android 2.2 but stripped of much functionality). I would love to get ubuntu on it. Are there plans to roll out the ...
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What is Ubuntu Touch (Ubuntu for Phones)

Following up on Canonical's announcement, what is Ubuntu for phones, where can I download a copy of the OS to run on my phone? And how do I know if it's compatible with my phone?
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Many intro questions re ubuntu on nexus 7; dual-boot, capabilities

I seem to have thought Ubuntu on the nexus 7 was further along than it is. I have many questions. Here are some. IRC - where is the discussion of Ubuntu on my device taking place? It is not in any ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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How can I get Involved in the Ubuntu (Mobile) Dev Team?

Like the title states, how can I join the Ubuntu Mobile development team? I'm not too experienced but I'd like to help out as I enjoy prototyping hardware with Ubuntu.