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which alternative os could be installed on the Nexus 7 (2013)?
Actually i would be glad to install Ubuntu on my device, but thats not possible because of a different cpu architecture...

So i ask you for a list of possible operating systems which not based on android like cyanogon...

Why? Just want to free from google and test it...
 
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Actually i would be glad to install Ubuntu on my device, but thats not possible because of a different cpu architecture.
Actually you can install lots of different versions of linux on your Nexus 7, including Ubuntu and Backtrack. Check this app. The Nexus 7 is on the supported list.

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Actually cyanogenMod is just a customized version of Android, it's not a different OS. So i take that what you meant is installing a different ROM on your Nexus 7. Anyway you should start from here
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This app seems to be an emulator for different linux distros, don't?
I would prefer a full flash and boot right into linux e.g ubuntu...
 
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This app seems to be an emulator for different linux distros, don't?
I would prefer a full flash and boot right into linux e.g ubuntu...
He was just trying to help you. May be you should use search in the forums or use google. I typed linux on nexus 7 and found tons of results. Also there is a thread for Firefox OS in the Development forums. You would be much safer doing the linux inside android from the play store.

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He was just trying to help you.
--> You are right, sorry for my english...Its not my mother language...


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May be you should use search in the forums or use google. I typed linux on nexus 7 and found tons of results. Also there is a thread for Firefox OS in the Development forums.
--> Well, all these posts foucesd on the old nexus 7 - first gen. Ubuntu official says it's no supported at this moment (source: wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install#Supported_devices_and_codenames)
So I came here to find other Linux os...


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You would be much safer doing the linux inside android from the play store.
Okay - I will give it a try. But I realy can't imagine it's fast and stable enough for continuous running (what I am looking for)...


Firefox os sounds greate too! Thanks for the hint!
 
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The complete Linux installer says it only works on certain supported kernels. I'm no expert, so is the stock kernel supported? I'd like to try Ubuntu on my rooted stock Nexus 7 2013. (32G)
 
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Scroll down some and you would of found this.
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So guys,

I just try it and can't get it run...
I used Linux Installer and followed the guide.

But when I connect with VNC I only see a gray screen, allthough I started xstartup...

Please help...



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