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23rd June 2013, 11:28 PM   |  #1  
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For pollux, pollux_windy

*** Disclamer
This is an experimental port, MAKE A BACKUP of your files before you continue.
I am not responsible if you brick your device, but I will try to help you if things go wrong.
Introduction
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First of all, I would like to thank XDA for the amazing Tablet Z Competition and the XDA Tablet Z contest judges for choosing my project proposal.

What is Ubuntu Touch?

Our device on the ubuntu wiki: pollux
Our device on GitHub

Video

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Installation instructions
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  • In fastboot mode, flash boot.img - contains kernel and recovery
    Code:
    $ fastboot flash boot boot.img
    $ fastboot reboot
  • In recovery mode, flash the device image and the ubuntu image with rootstock-ng
    Code:
    $ bzr branch lp:project-rootstock-ng
    $ project-rootstock-ng/rootstock-touch-install 14.09-preinstalled-touch-armhf.tar.gz system.img

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Working:

Code:
  • adb
  • Display
  • Touchscreen
  • WiFi
  • Sound
  • Video
  • Apps
Not working:
 

Code:
  • Rotation
  • Camera

NOTE: Ubuntu Touch itself is still under heavy development and I cannot list all the flaws it has, since that is daily changing.
Please be aware that applications may not work as expected but the scope of this project is only the porting, not the actual operating system!

FAQ
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* How to go back to stock?
Reboot into recovery. Wipe data/factory reset. Restore your backup. Reboot into flashmode and flash (with FlashTool) the kernel (kernel.sin only) from your .tft file (without wiping anything). Reboot.

* Installation stuck on "unpacking rootfs tarball to system-image ..."
Free up some space on the device.

XDA:DevDB Information
Ubuntu Touch, ROM for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Contributors
mamenyaka, ciderwein, diwic, jdstrand, jjohansen, ogra, w-flo
ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: CyanogenMod, AOSP

Version Information
Status: Beta
Current Beta Version: 5
Beta Release Date: 2014-09-24

Created 2013-09-05
Last Updated 2014-10-03
Last edited by mamenyaka; 7th December 2013 at 11:57 AM.
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Originally Posted by mamenyaka

First of all, I would like to thank XDA for the amazing Tablet Z Competition and the XDA Tablet Z contest judges for choosing my project proposal.
I am still waiting for the device to arrive.

What is Ubuntu Touch?


Our device on the ubuntu wiki: pollux
Our device on GitHub

THANKS:
XDA
Google
Sony
Cyanogenmod
Ubuntu

I really hope to see this on our tablet, looks very promising, also a dual boot for this would be amazing. Thank you, and enjoy your new tablet Z.
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i can't wait for this project to go into swing. i was just looking at your github source. are u going to build for the SGP311 variant as well?
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Originally Posted by skiwong20

i can't wait for this project to go into swing. i was just looking at your github source. are u going to build for the SGP311 variant as well?

I will build for both versions, but I can only test the device variant I receive, so I hope both will work.
The images are ready, but I won't upload them without trying them out.
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Originally Posted by mamenyaka

I will build for both versions, but I can only test the device variant I receive, so I hope both will work.
The images are ready, but I won't upload them without trying them out.

okay cool. if you don't have sgp311 or sgp312 i will test for u. i understand
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Originally Posted by mamenyaka

I will build for both versions, but I can only test the device variant I receive, so I hope both will work.
The images are ready, but I won't upload them without trying them out.

The variant we received is the WiFi version, so SGP311 and codenamed pollux_windy, I noticed you have pollux in the first post. Pollux kernels do not boot on pollux_windy and vice versa
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Originally Posted by lilstevie

The variant we received is the WiFi version, so SGP311 and codenamed pollux_windy, I noticed you have pollux in the first post. Pollux kernels do not boot on pollux_windy and vice versa

Thank you for the update!
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Thank you for the update!

np, I accidentally tried to boot a pollux kernel on mine, thought I screwed something up.
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FYI: You linked the CM unlocking instructions from pollux, not from pollux windy -> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices/pollux_windy
The correct unlocking link for windy is: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_for_pollux_windy

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Originally Posted by defy0815

FYI: You linked the CM unlocking instructions from pollux, not from pollux windy -> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices/pollux_windy
The correct unlocking link for windy is: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_for_pollux_windy

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Thank you, I forgot to update the link!

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