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http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/tablet
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I was having trouble loading the page (on bad wifi) but that looks like a Nexus 10. Can you somehow install it on an N10? Not that I would want to but just curious.
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I was having trouble loading the page (on bad wifi) but that looks like a Nexus 10. Can you somehow install it on an N10? Not that I would want to but just curious.

Yes you can. smile.gif
    
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The only bad thing is it seems that they're limited to officially just Nexus devices at this time. The other thing is I'm not happy (though I understand why they did it) with them showing off using Google Docs when there are things like Libreoffice and openoffice.

Either way. Really wish this gained some traction as I'm tired of looking at all the pads out there and wanting to use them but having really no reason as they can't do as much do to the OS/program limitations on them.
     
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The real question is can I dual boot android and ubuntu on my Nexus 10?
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Wow, I really love the way Ubuntu is going. That interface looks fantastic on the Nexus 10, I'll be sure to try it out when it release in a few days. It utilizes the space on the screen so nicely, looks like it will be a dream to use. I can't wait! biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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Pretty sweet, if and when I buy a tablet I will want to run Ubuntu on it for sure.
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Pretty sweet, if and when I buy a tablet I will want to run Ubuntu on it for sure.

Here here...Ubuntu may be "the MS of the Linux world"...but they're still more open and their distro offers more choice/freedom/control than Droid, iOS, or Windows RT ever will. Sadly, people don't care about those things.
     
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You are still so limited by a touch interface I am not sure a full OS is really helpful. Plus I am so invested in Google that I could never switch.

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You are still so limited by a touch interface I am not sure a full OS is really helpful. Plus I am so invested in Google that I could never switch.

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2

That is among the things I'm not happy with the "launch" of Ubuntu for tablet. Honestly, I feel like if they could have gotten a deal with Asus for any of their Transformer lines then Ubuntu would have had serious competitive foundations. I mean you can probably still connect USB based keyboards or peripherals but it's not the same. As for the whole Google for an OS thing...I'm not willing to lay down money to have the constant connectivity that their devices really require to be useful for the most part. I frequent regions of the US with nothing more than dial-up at best. And as much as I would like the convenience that Google offers...the restrictions/limits just seem to much of a trade off.

Ultimately, I would love a Padfone 3 with Ubuntu or the ability to install another distro. Right there...I might consider completely consolidating and sacrificing gaming just to afford that.
     
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