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Multiboot Linux on Infinity tf700 v0.8.3 (project closed)

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20th February 2013, 11:21 AM |#341  
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Any1 else having problems typing in the password at the terminal? I can type in like anything else, just not the password
 
 
20th February 2013, 12:32 PM |#342  
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Re: Native Ubuntu Linux on Infinity tf700 v0.8.0
Any risk if I update the apps in Ubuntu Software Center? I remember someone who reported an update that broke is installation. I am just done configuring everyrhing and do not wanna have to do it again.
20th February 2013, 12:43 PM |#343  
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Alright I got all logged in, and I wanted to install open office. After having done difficulties, I read that I had to remove libreoffice, so I did using synaptic. I try to install open office, then my system ui, all the window bars. Everything disappears. I try a reboot, and now I'm stuck in a screen that says: ubuntu (some version number) tf700 login: I've tried every login and pass I could think of. Any suggestions?

EDIT: ok I figured out the password, but Im still stuck at a black terminal screen. No UI or anything, just says:

Ubuntu@tf700:~$ _

Underscore is flashing



Also with the release of the sdk of the ubuntu for tablet, anything new we can expect?
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20th February 2013, 04:55 PM |#344  
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Originally Posted by xFaultx

Alright I got all logged in, and I wanted to install open office. After having done difficulties, I read that I had to remove libreoffice, so I did using synaptic. I try to install open office, then my system ui, all the window bars. Everything disappears. I try a reboot, and now I'm stuck in a screen that says: ubuntu (some version number) tf700 login: I've tried every login and pass I could think of. Any suggestions?

EDIT: ok I figured out the password, but Im still stuck at a black terminal screen. No UI or anything, just says:

Ubuntu@tf700:~$ _

Underscore is flashing



Also with the release of the sdk of the ubuntu for tablet, anything new we can expect?

try "startx" and see if that gets you into unity.
20th February 2013, 06:17 PM |#345  
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try "startx" and see if that gets you into unity.

I got in, now facing a new delema.

How do I install open office, or something similar, so i can access ppts on the linux side. I cant find an Open Office that is armhf compatible
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20th February 2013, 06:35 PM |#346  
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I got in, now facing a new delema.

How do I install open office, or something similar, so i can access ppts on the linux side. I cant find an Open Office that is armhf compatible

Libre office
20th February 2013, 08:59 PM |#347  
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Libre office

I'm trying to install it again, had to remove only to find out I can't run. The lag spikes are really really tough to get through though
20th February 2013, 09:25 PM |#348  
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I'm trying to install it again, had to remove only to find out I can't run. The lag spikes are really really tough to get through though

Are you using Unity? Why not using another desktop environment? I use xfce and it runs super smooth and fast (I even use compiz). There are a few lightweight DE out there (lxde, xfce, awesome, kde...)
21st February 2013, 08:55 AM |#349  
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Here is a video showing a dualboot with Ubuntu and CROMI (sorry for bad quality):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbRe0gu4wGw

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21st February 2013, 10:21 AM |#350  
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Here is a video showing a dualboot with Ubuntu and CROMI (sorry for bad quality):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbRe0gu4wGw

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