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[DEV] Ubuntu Phone - Rev 0.1 - 01/03/13

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By emwno, Senior Member on 1st March 2013, 10:46 AM
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This is a build of Ubuntu for phones for the Galaxy Note II.
THIS IS VERY EXPERIMENTAL. Work is in progress.
This is nothing like Android at all. It's nowhere near being a daily either. PLEASE BACKUP BEFORE PROCEEDING

Sources:
I will be putting up my own modified sources soon, with all changes made and trimmed.
It's based on the CM10.1 sources. Those can be found here,
https://github.com/emwno/android_device_samsung_n7100
https://github.com/drapalyuk/android...msung_smdk4412
https://github.com/CyanogenMod/andro...mdk4412-common

And the sources for Ubuntu can be found at,
http://phablet.ubuntu.com/gitweb

My github,
https://github.com/emwno

Installation instructions:
Wipe everything (data/system/cache/dalvik)
Install the device specific of Ubuntu
Install the generic Ubuntu part

Screenshots / Video Tour:
Ubuntu Phone - Thanks walidbang
Screenshots - Thanks grgsiocl

Download Links
Device Specific: http://devhost.xda-developers.com/Ent (actual size 60.21 mb) (thanks to drapalyuk for zImage)
Generic: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-tou...blet-armhf.zip

Working / Issues
Touchscreen
Physical keys
Backlit
Internal storage
Apps (few)
Gestures
Boot
Keyboard
Sensor
Headphone input
Spen
Mount to PC
Camera
Not working -- everything else

Changelog
  • Rev 0.1
    Initial release
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1st March 2013, 10:56 AM |#2  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by emwno

This is a build of Ubuntu for phones for the Galaxy Note II.
THIS IS VERY EXPERIMENTAL. Work is in progress.
This is nothing like Android at all. It's nowhere near being a daily either. PLEASE BACKUP BEFORE PROCEEDING

Sources:
I will be putting up my own modified sources soon, with all changes made and trimmed.
It's based on the CM10.1 sources. Those can be found here,
https://github.com/emwno/android_device_samsung_n7100
https://github.com/drapalyuk/android...msung_smdk4412
https://github.com/CyanogenMod/andro...mdk4412-common

And the sources for Ubuntu can be found at,
http://phablet.ubuntu.com/gitweb

My github,
https://github.com/emwno

Installation instructions:
Wipe everything (data/system/cache/dalvik)
Install the device specific of Ubuntu
Install the generic Ubuntu part

Screenshots:
Later on

Download Links
Device Specific: http://devhost.xda-developers.com/Ent (actual size 60.21 mb) (thanks to drapalyuk for zImage)
Generic: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-tou...blet-armhf.zip

Working / Issues
Touchscreen
Physical keys
Backlit
Apps (few)
Gestures
Keyboard
Camera (front untested)
Not working -- everything else

Changelog

  • Rev 0.1
    Initial release

thank yiu very much, can any one post a video?
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thank yiu very much, can any one post a video?

Please dont quote the whole post. and video tour added
1st March 2013, 11:34 AM |#4  
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Re: [DEV] Ubuntu Phone - Rev 0.1
Video link not working

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1st March 2013, 12:01 PM |#5  
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Video link not working

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fixed now.
1st March 2013, 02:51 PM |#6  
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Re: [DEV] Ubuntu Phone - Rev 0.1
Still not working, see screenshot

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1st March 2013, 02:55 PM |#7  
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Now? Even though you csn just search for a tour on YouTube
1st March 2013, 04:07 PM |#8  
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Re: [DEV] Ubuntu Phone - Rev 0.1
What is the title of the vid?

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---------- Post added at 06:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:10 PM ----------

Ignore me, i thought u had uploaded a video of ubuntu on the GN2

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1st March 2013, 04:25 PM |#9  
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Re: [DEV] Ubuntu Phone - Rev 0.1
Would love to give this a try, but is it simple to revert back to previous rom?
I'm hoping it's as simple as booting into recovery and using my nandroid backup.

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1st March 2013, 05:51 PM |#10  
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I've tried it and it's awesome.

Yes, it's not for daily usage....but i hope it in next update

good job man!!
1st March 2013, 05:55 PM |#11  
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first i did a backup then installed the provided files .... it doesnt boot and then i wanted to restore the backup , when i saw my internal memory was formated nothing left ....
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