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?

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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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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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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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support [closed]

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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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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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 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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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 install for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (p3113)?

Due to google's new permission to access camera, video, mic without consent, I am looking for an alternative to the android OS. Is there a version of ubuntu compatible with my device?