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When Canonical originally announced Ubuntu Touch, we were surprised to learn that the new Linux-based mobile operating system could be built to run on current Nexus devices. Those with the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10 would be able to get this thing up and running as long as they had an unlocked bootloader. As exciting as that was, that list of devices didn’t account for much of the Android ecosystem.

Well, a few more of you will be able to build the source for your devices soon as Canonical has confirmed more than 20 new devices would be added to the list. These devices include the Motorola XOOM, CDMA Galaxy Nexus devices, the Nexus S and Nexus One, the HTC One X and One X+, the Samsung Galaxy Note, Note 2, and S3 (Verizon, AT&T, and international GSM variants), the Galaxy S2, Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi, Motorola’s DROID 3, DROID 4 and DROID Bionic, the ASUS Transformer Pad and Transformer Infinity, LG Optimus 4X HD, and more.

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Ubuntu Touch Device List
Galaxy Nexus
Nexus 4
Nexus 7
Nexus 10
Motorola XOOM
CDMA Galaxy Nexus devices
Nexus S
Nexus One
HTC One X and One X+
Samsung Galaxy Note 1 & 2
Samsung S3 (Verizon, AT&T, and international GSM variants)
Ssmsung Galaxy S2
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi
Motorola’s DROID 3
DROID 4
DROID Bionic
ASUS Transformer Pad and Transformer Infinity
LG Optimus 4X HD

I am really excited about this. As a crack flasher I cant wait for a VZW S3 Ubuntu ROM.
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Now.. can TW functions be kept or incorporated w/ Ubuntu touch.. since isn't it similar to CM base? Either way I will give it a spin once ported for T889.. just not sure if I can rock a daily driver without TW functions.

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A bit disappointed that it isn't available for the T Mobile version of the S3 but since I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 GPT-7500 anyways it should be all good. In fact, I think I'd rather have my tablet unstable rather than my phone :O . Super excited to try this despite my skepticism though. Anyone here with the build for their Nexus device that can share their experiences with this?
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Can't wait to try this on my one X hope it can be ported to moto atrix
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A bit disappointed that it isn't available for the T Mobile version of the S3 but since I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 GPT-7500 anyways it should be all good. In fact, I think I'd rather have my tablet unstable rather than my phone :O . Super excited to try this despite my skepticism though. Anyone here with the build for their Nexus device that can share their experiences with this?

Plenty of videos on youtube and such showing it off. Really would love someone to ship it already as default on phone or pad. I think if the phone is strong enough though since you could turn it into "Ubuntu ARM" (AKA able to use real ubuntu programs IIRC) with the dock or whatever and basically you have a phone that turns into a desktop computer. Kind of kills the pad or desktop though.
     
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It will be nice when mobile data is supported. Current versions do not support any cell data, though they are only dev preview images.
    
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It will be nice when mobile data is supported. Current versions do not support any cell data, though they are only dev preview images.

I was unaware of this. That needs to be addressed before I use Ubuntu on my phone.
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What they need to do to get anyone who has an Android device over... is have working Play Store apps. Once they do that, I'm sold.
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Ubuntu Touch Device List
Galaxy Nexus
Nexus 4
Nexus 7
Nexus 10
Motorola XOOM
CDMA Galaxy Nexus devices
Nexus S
Nexus One
HTC One X and One X+
Samsung Galaxy Note 1 & 2
Samsung S3 (Verizon, AT&T, and international GSM variants)
Ssmsung Galaxy S2
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi
Motorola’s DROID 3
DROID 4
DROID Bionic
ASUS Transformer Pad and Transformer Infinity
LG Optimus 4X HD

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Does this include the Asus Transformer TF101?
    
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Does this include the Asus Transformer TF101?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices#Work_in_progress
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