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Ubuntu for low end phones?

22nd December 2013, 09:01 AM   |  #1  
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Do you think there is any chance of porting ubuntu for a low end samsung phone like mine?
The phone works quite smoothly on jb but I am sure firefox or ubuntu may work much betta on it


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1st January 2014, 10:53 AM   |  #2  
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Do you think there is any chance of porting ubuntu for a low end samsung phone like mine?
The phone works quite smoothly on jb but I am sure firefox or ubuntu may work much betta on it

yes it is possible because Ubuntu is opensource like android




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1st January 2014, 12:16 PM   |  #3  
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The possibilities are endless. If Ubuntu has display managers or flavors, you may expect something like LXDE which is lightweight.

But will Ubuntu develop for your specific device? I cannot speak for them but it is probably unlikely so someone will have to build that Ubuntu Touch OS experience for you.

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9th January 2014, 10:36 PM   |  #4  
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yeah i would love this on my u8686, but not sure if any developers are going to be working on such a low end device
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jaspreet997

Do you think there is any chance of porting ubuntu for a low end samsung phone like mine?
The phone works quite smoothly on jb but I am sure firefox or ubuntu may work much betta on it

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You can see some info here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2108550
Last edited by pbeleco; 11th January 2014 at 07:05 PM. Reason: updated link
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