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

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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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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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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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Is there an Ubuntu tablet edition?

Is there a tablet version of Ubuntu? Will it run on the iPad or motion LE1600?
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu in Tablets & Smartphones

I have heard some devices come with Ubuntu installed but is it possible to install it on Tablets and Smartphones that do not have Ubuntu preinstalled.
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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 ...
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Installing Ubuntu touch on samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100

I need some one guidance to install ubuntu touch on my samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100 and i also wanna know what all app's supports it like whats's app, wechat, and wordpress ect.
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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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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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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 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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How do I make Thinkpad X220T Tablet with multitouch screen work?

I am have a Thinkpad X220T with the multitouch screen. This model comes with two options for the screen, only one has the multitouch capabilities. My question is strictly about touchscreen NOT the ...
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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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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here Genius MousePen i608X doesn't work in Ubuntu My OS is Ubuntu 14.10. The pointer moves, but no button is sensing. It seems to share the same magic HID of the ...
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Is there any way to put ubuntu on a HP touchpad? [closed]

Is there any talk on getting on the touchpad? is it even possible?
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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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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support

I recently purchased a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I have read online about what it needs in order to boot into Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. From what I have gathered, what really needs to happen is ...
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What are the multi-touch netbooks/tablets that work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I will be going to University soon and am looking for a tablet/netbook on which I can use a stylus to write notes (Chinese characters mostly). I have only found 2 netbooks (with swivel screens and ...
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Are there plans for system-wide smooth scrolling?

As Ubuntu seems to be making strategic preparations for a tablet-like experience, I wondered what priority smooth scrolling is for the team. A use case: I read PDFs on a netbook on a daily basis. ...
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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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When can i download ubuntu for a tablet? [duplicate]

When will it be possible to download ubuntu to install on tablet devices? I've got a few tablets which i would love to install ubuntu onto. For instance I've got a kindle which I hate having to go on ...
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Can I ssh (into a mobile device) via USB?

I have a tablet with a USB connection to a host computer. (Ideally the host is running Windows, but if absolutely necessary I could switch the host to be Ubuntu also.) I want to be able to SSH into ...
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Wacom tablet removed after sleep mode

The tablet functionality stops working after I wake my Lenovo Tablet from sleep mode (closing & opening lit). The error message is "Tablet Serial Wacom Tablet (Lenovo X201) removed" (screenshot: ...
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kde-config-tablet on Ubuntu

I am a huge fan of Ubuntu. I love its simplicity. However, Ubuntu's Wacom configuration tool is too simple for me. I like the kde-config-tablet, but I am not comfortable with KDE platforms (i.e. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (p3113)

I have a Galaxy tab (p3113). I have been trying for some time now to get the developer preview of Ubuntu Touch installed on it. I followed the instructions on the 3rd-party maintainer's page for my ...
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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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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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Ubuntu touch - remote access to device

in our company we developed an android app installed on nexus 7 tablets and on tablet we release to several customers. This app stays in foreground active 24/7 but we have problems in monitoring the ...