I read that the support for Ubuntu phone OS ended on December 31, 2017.
I have an Aquaris E4.5 phone with Ubuntu phone OS. I would like to understand if I can use it with another operating system or if I'm destined to trash it. Thank you
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Ubuntu touch is not dead. Ubports support the system. Now it is in OTA 3 from Ubports and the activity is increasing wiht telegram channels...
Now dekko 2 (email client) has push, and telegram has all functionality. The next step is to support anbox that will allow you to install android applications in ubuntu phone and move to Ubuntu 16.04.
But you need flash it. Visit https://ubports.com/page/get-ubuntu-touch for more information:
INSTRUCTIONS: Install using system-image server
Install the required tools:
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-device-flash phablet-tools
Reboot your device into fastboot mode and Connect your device with an USB cable to your computer.
Download adb unlocked recovery: http://cdimage.ubports.com/devices/recovery-krillin.img
Flash your device using this command: (NOTE! This will wipe your phone!
sudo ubuntu-device-flash --server=http://system-image.ubports.com touch --device=krillin \ --channel=ubports-touch/15.04/stable --bootstrap --recovery-image=recovery-krillin.img