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

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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?

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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usb boot not working on oaktrail tablet

I have Oaktrail flatform tablet. (Atom processor) I tried to boot by usb. using syslinux and unetbootin. but, syslinux stop working at copyright message. and unetbootin only black screen. this ...
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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.
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Remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot as Ubuntu

Is it possible to completely remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot it as Ubuntu?
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Anyway to still have Google Play Store on Ubuntu?

I was curious as to if I installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 if I could still take advantage of the Google Play store. I have many games I bought that I would not like to just leave behind if I installed ...
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How to connect a Nexus 10 to transfer files?

This is a similar question to How to connect Nexus 7 with Ubuntu , But the solution given there doesnt work. How can I connect Nexus 10 on ubuntu. It gives me an error (actually tries to access the ...
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Need information regarding Ubuntu for Android

As far as I understand, Ubuntu for Android is not the same as Actual Ubuntu in Desktops. So I am confusing both with each other. Please enlighten me on this. Could Ubuntu on Android run 32bit ...
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Newest Kubuntu Active build on Dell Inspiron Duo - touchscreen issues

I'm running the Live CD of Kubuntu Active (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu-active/releases/12.10/release/) off of USB on my Dell Inspiron Duo. The touchscreen works to the point that the mouse ...
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Ultrabook convertibles that work fully with Ubuntu?

Are there any ultrabook convertible laptops that work fully with Ubuntu or can easily be made to fully work? I would like a device like the Lenovo Yoga and the Dell XPS convertible that works fully ...
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Can we install 12.10 on HP Touchpad? If so please give details

I'm an Ubuntu enthusiast.I own a HP touchPad tablet running webOS. I love to run ubuntu 12.X on it. I've gone through few sites and videos, nothing is clear. Please help me in this. Thanks Tej
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How to access localhost on my ubuntu laptop from android tablet? [closed]

I'm developing websites and I want to preview the ones from localhost on my Nexus7.
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Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04?

Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04? Device 03eb:201c I've been looking for 4 days solid (not very skilled) and can't find a solution. I have a generic tablet: C97- Atom N2600 9.7" 2GB ...
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Can Ubuntu run on Windows 8 tablet PCs?

I was looking at some laptop/tablet hybrids, and I came across the Dell XPS 12. It looked like a nice Ultrabook convertible, but (obviously) it runs Windows 8. Can Ubuntu run on any Ultrabook ...
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Can I use the Ubuntu Nexus 7 Desktop Installer on other tablets?

could I install Ubuntu on galaxy note using Nexus 7 Desktop Installer?
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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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How can I install Ubuntu in BlackBerry Playbook?

I have a Blackberry Playbook. I loved the Blackberry OS at first, but now I feel constrained by the lack of applications and functions. I assume that, by installing Ubuntu on my tablet, will give me ...
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What tablets might Ubuntu 12.04 and Unity work on?

I have seen Ubuntu run through emulators on Android, but with lightweight environments rather than unity. I'm asking because I would like to find a cheap tablet i could possibly use in place of my ...
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Can I use my Android tablet as a 2nd monitor in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you use an android tablet as a second display? I love Ubuntu 12.04, but would like to use my Samsung Thrive 10.1 in Android Tablet as a second monitor. Is this ...
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Can I replace the Android OS with Ubuntu on the Zeki 7.0" Android Tablet?

I just ordered this tablet from Target, but I would much rather have Ubuntu on it than Android. Is there any way I can remove Android and install Ubuntu with the necessary drivers? It seems like it ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on MID TAB WMS8153?

Following are the hardware details: Model: Wondermedia WM8650 Android version: 2.2 Kernel version: 2.6.32.9-default Build number: generic-eng 2.2 froyo ver1.5.8-20120331.113758 M788 - DDR2256 4G ...
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Can I download Ubuntu for Android to my mobile device?

My question is already in the title. I want to buy a tablet but I want to work with OpenOffice as well. So in combination with a monitor and a dock it would be possible. But can I download Ubuntu for ...
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How to deactivate multitouch on a Thinkpad x220/x230 tablet?

When writing with the stylus pen (in for example Xournal) the multitouch function is very annoying: When I place my writing hand on the display it produces random lines and figures. So I would like ...
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Will Ubuntu have full tablet functionality on a Lenovo Tablet PC?

Considering a Lenovo Tablet PC, (not sure which one yet). Will UBUNTU work with full tablet functionality including touch screen? Do any touch screen Tablet PC's work? (Panasonic, HP, Dell, etc...)? ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on a HP Touchpad WebOS Tablet?

I found this http://www.webos-internals.org/wiki/UbuntuChroot#Alternative_Step_1:_Re-partitioning_by_hand but I believe there is a better way to do it.
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What are some tablets that can run Ubuntu? [closed]

I can't believe I'm actually asking this, but what are some good, cheap tablets that can run Ubuntu? I'm considering getting a tablet, but I don't really want an expensive one like an iPad. And I love ...