I read many about that and because I dont know what do with N7 I'd like install some linux on that. :-)

In last days and nights I trying that and I succesfull installed Ubuntu Touch Preview and Ubuntu 13.04, but I'd like install newer version which have support and active repositories or maybe older 12.04 which still have support.

Is there any change how I can do it? I found some tutorials how (maybe) install newer version, but only over Ubuntu desktop on PC and I must do it over Windows laptop. Or if someone have experience with other distro or some other OS.

Thanks for help and tips.


I have also a Nexus 7 (2012), I followed the instructions at : https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/

but to be able to flash the nexus with Ubuntu, I replaced the step involving ubuntu-device-flash by this command :

sudo ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel="ubuntu-touch/trusty" --device=grouper --bootstrap I also tried a lot of things before this, one of them was in the recovery mode: I wiped the cache.

but, I'm not perfecty sure all that is good, as, even though I succesfully installed Ubuntu on the Nexus, I'm stuck at the unlock page : It doesn't accept the swipe from the right edge.

good luck !

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