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[ROM] [DEV ONLY] Ubuntu Touch [TEST] [P5110]

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By Starcarr, Junior Member on 25th February 2013, 02:26 PM
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Hi folks,

As the title says, this is the thread for the port of ubuntu touch. Since this is only for developers, I'll not explain the process of:

- root
- install CWM

But I assume you already has do that.

I'm not responsible for any damage this could cause to your device, use it at your own responsability. Dont use this in any other device than p5110 unless you know what are you doing

Updated 28-02-2013

Not working: Rotation
Working: As far as I'd tested, everything else.

Screenshots: Attached

Installation instructions:
Full backup
Wipe data
Install the device specific part of Ubutnu
Install the generic Ubuntu part
Configure Resolution (see below)
Enable Wi-fi (see below)

Enjoy the testing!

Generic part:
P5110 part:

Configure resolution:
With device connected to the PC do:

- adb root
- adb shell
- vi /data/ubuntu/usr/bin/ubuntu-session
- change the lines from 81 to 90 to match:

grep -q GRID_UNIT_PX /home/phablet/.bashrc
[ $? -ne 0 ] && echo "export GRID_UNIT_PX=10" >> /home/phablet/.bashrc
export GRID_UNIT_PX=10
grep -q QTWEBKIT_DPR /home/phablet/.bashrc
[ $? -ne 0 ] && echo "export QTWEBKIT_DPR=1.0" >> /home/phablet/.bashrc
export QTWEBKIT_DPR=1.0
export FORM_FACTOR="tablet"

- reboot

Enable WIFI:
- adb root
- adb shell
- touch /data/local/
- vi /data/local/ and put the following lines

insmod /system/lib/modules/dhd.ko firmware_path=/system/vendor/firmware/fw_bcmdhd_apsta.bin nvram_path=/system/etc/wifi/nvram_net.txt

- chmod 755 /data/local/
- reboot

Excuse me for my english, I'm colombian.

I'm thinking about make the ports to P5100 and P3100, maybe in the weekend

If you like my work and wanna support bugfixes, future development or just invite me a coffe, please donate:

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25th February 2013, 03:08 PM |#2  
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Hey, can you post what changes you made to the source in order to get this to work.
I've been working on making the same port but keep getting build conflicts between the Samsung and Texas Instruments Bluetooth drivers.
25th February 2013, 04:18 PM |#3  
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Base on info, Ubuntu Touch reuse CyanogenMod project. Do you think that just by recompiling the kernel part, this port will work on P3100? If it works, credits will goes to Google, Samsung, CyanogenMod, Ubuntu, codeworkx, and you Big thanks for this effort.
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25th February 2013, 04:30 PM |#4  
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Thanks mate, I'll finally be able to prove this.

Muchas gracias compañero, por fin voy a poder probar esto. Llevo varios días intentando descargar desde el repo para hacerlo yo y no hay forma.
Un abrazo.
25th February 2013, 05:12 PM |#5  
Interesting, will wait for working wi-fi
25th February 2013, 06:50 PM |#6  
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Excellent good work man
25th February 2013, 07:35 PM |#7  
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So far I have not failed. I'll go back and do it all from 0.
CyanogenMod Childbirth 10.1, and as I say I have flashed wipes, flashed the specific part and then the generic.
I boot after flashing and the screen stays black.
What have you done to make it work exactly?

Thank you.


Por ahora no me ha funcionado. Voy a volver al principio y hacerlo todo desde 0.
Parto de CyanogenMod 10.1, y como dices he flasheado he hecho wipes, flasheado la parte especifica y luego la genérica.
Arranco después de flashear y se queda la pantalla en negro.
Que has hecho tu exactamente para hacerla funcionar?


25th February 2013, 08:12 PM |#8  
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Thumbs up porting GT-P5100
PLease could you explain me how did you manage to do that? It's been since the release of the porting "tutorial" that I'm tring to make an image for GT-P5100 but I just don't understand...
Please help me !!
25th February 2013, 08:58 PM |#9  
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Well I've got. XD
I had to put the files on a external SD and format system, data, sdcard .... I then installed as you mention in the first issue and run. I will take away a little monkey and ready.

THANK YOU for the fantastic gigs you've pasted.


Bueno ya lo he conseguido. XD
He tenído que meter los archivos en una SD externa y formatear system, data, sdcard.... luego he instalado según lo que comentas en el primer tema y a funcionar. Voy a quitarme un poco el mono probando.

GRACIAS por el excelente curro que te has pegado.

Un saludo.

25th February 2013, 09:45 PM |#10  
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Re: [ROM] [DEV ONLY] Ubuntu Touch [TEST] [P5110]
Hmmmmm...finally ubuntu on our awesome tab 2 family.....hope will see it for other varients tooo....soon....
Developer rocks....:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::t humbup::thumbup:
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26th February 2013, 08:44 AM |#11  
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Please port it to P3100 Tab 2 7.0 version
Lot of people want it on the P3100 devs please help
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