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Ubuntu Touch porting ( Porting Guide for Dev's )

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By lgstoian, Senior Member on 22nd February 2013, 01:11 PM
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Yesterday the guys at Canonical launched Ubuntu Touch for Phablet's and released pre-built images for the Nexus line of phones.
Today the porting guide for other devices is out : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Porting
And it bring great news for anyone that is looking to run Ubuntu Touch on their device as it is based around Cyanogen Mod 10.1 .
Any devices supported by CM 10.1 should be able to run UT with relative ease.
I went over the guide and they used the Galaxy Tab 2 as an example of such a port.
From what I can see it is Android without the Java bits , Ubuntu itself runs on-top of the Android framework within a container. It's similar to how we ran till now Linux disto's on-top of Android but instead off using VNC to get access to an emulated X server Ubuntu uses Surface Flinger as it's display server.
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22nd February 2013, 01:48 PM |#2  
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And it's been ported to the Galaxy S3 : http://rootzwiki.com/topic/39299-rom...hantom-022213/
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Im building it as of now. But am stuck at the new device config part. if any dev could help out, it would be appriciated.
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Can you give more details on where exactly are you stuck.
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as said in thre earlier post, at the adding a new device config
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what device are u trying to...and where exactly are u stuck?
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Galaxy note 2. While making the new device config. Tho sources almost synced
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Info 2
Already porting it over to the T-Mobile Galaxy S III (d2tmo).
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Re: Ubuntu Touch porting ( Porting Guide for Dev's )
Anyone working on d2att?

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Galaxy note 2. While making the new device config. Tho sources almost synced

how is ur process
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7#post38437857
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how is ur process
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7#post38437857

Built a test zip for the note 2. Gonna try it later today

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