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Originally Posted by reellamer
Ubuntu is based on CM? Thougt the only thing in common is parts of the kernel??
So, it will more or less be able to port ubuntu to other devices just by changing kernel and baseband?
Libhybris is being utilized by Ubuntu for Devices, Sailfish, Open webOS and others to form a base layer compatibility with Android hardware drivers (above and beyond just the baseband [radio]). This is what gets the ports to work with Android hardware... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybris_(software
The mainline efforts have focused on Nexus hardware and seem to have formed a consensus that CyanogenMod 10.x is the best jumping off point.
Nokia Lumia 925 (T-Mobile Variant): Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers
LG Nexus 4 (16GB): Sailfish OS EA3
Dell Venue 8 Pro (32GB): Windows 8.1 Desktop OS w/ Office 2013 H&S