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Ubuntu is already being compiled for ARM devices. e.g. Their new mobile operating system.
Full ubuntu is already available on ARM. Not just their new mobile OS.
 
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I dont see the problem with it tbh. The surface is a genuinely nice piece of hardware, its just some people dont like windows 8.
Now a hackintosh on the surface would be very interesting albeit incredibly unlikely.

I wonder if one of the various android x86 projects would consider a surface pro version.
 
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I dont see the problem with it tbh. The surface is a genuinely nice piece of hardware, its just some people dont like windows 8.
Now a hackintosh on the surface would be very interesting albeit incredibly unlikely.

I wonder if one of the various android x86 projects would consider a surface pro version.
I rather wait for windows android to release stable versions. I don't want to reboot and lost true multitasking just to play a mobile game.

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Surface pro with Mountain lion...

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looks like a fair bit of input latency there, very similar to what I see with remote desktop as opposed to running on the machine. Either that or poor drivers. Either one is possible
 
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or the fact ml isn't supposed to run touchscreen so its not optimised....?
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or the fact ml isn't supposed to run touchscreen so its not optimised....?
I would class that under poor driver support which I already said....

OSX does support touchscreen anyway.
 
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my surface pro cannot boot from Windows 7 and Linux USBs, it still proceeds to windows 8. (im trying to put windows 7 on it or Linux)

but I can on my Recovery USB. i'm using the down volume method, and tried the advance boot thingy and chose USB method.

So i doubted if my win7 and linux usbs are not bootable, but they both boot well on my other pc.

I also have that EFI boot disabled. im not exactly a noob with tweaks and software installation, i just dont know why my surface pro wont accept those bootable usbs so i can start installing them.

please help.
 
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That's great and all, but I can't find the Marvell drivers for ubuntu at all..
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