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Prompt [DEV][WIP][OS] Ubuntu Linux on Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P31xx

Native Linux On Galaxy Tab 2


What do you need:

- Micro SD card (at least 2Gb)
- Computer running Linux (to setup the sdcard)
- Otg cable + hub + keyboard and mouse (no touchscreen support(yet))
- Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P31xx!

Installation:
1. Download the neeeded files(cant post links,sorry):
Rootfs "releases.linaro .org/13.08 /ubuntu/raring-images/alip/ linaro-raring-alip-20130826-474.tar.gz"
Kernel + modules "koti.mbnet .fi/racer123/ubuntu.tar.gz"
2. Format your Micro SD as ext4.
3. Extract both archives to the root of your Micro SD.
4. Insert the SD card to your tab, boot to recovery and install "ubuntukernel.zip" from the SD.
5. Reboot. You should see the Galaxy Tab logo and then black screen with just the backlight on.
6. To go to the GUI, press CTRL+ALT+F1 on your keyboard and then CTRL+ALT+F7
7. To bring up the wifi, run "sudo modprobe dhd firmware_path=/lib/firmware/bcmdhd_sta.bin nvram_path=/lib/firmware/nvram_net.txt"
8. Press the thanks button!
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Isn't anyone interested in running linux on this thing?
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Isn't anyone interested in running linux on this thing?
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Would love to run it on my P5110
Using linux on my desktop since it was a real baby

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is it a simply reboot back to android or reflash?
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Reflash, but you cat flash it to recovery partition if you want = dual boot.
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Reflash, but you cat flash it to recovery partition if you want = dual boot.
About dual boot, following the instructions from here -> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...65&postcount=3
i just install ubuntu on second recovery, right ? If so, do i have to flash blackhawk kernel again, as the 1st guide says or not ?

Btw it would be nice if we could have Centos or Mint as distro options
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I have the P5113 would it work on mine?

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I don't have any otg hardware, so that's why I haven't tested it. But as soon as the touch screen issue is fixed I'll run that bad boy for a test!

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And I also have the 5113.

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The resoluution is probably wrong fot P5113 but otherwise it should work. But without otg Linux is much useless.
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