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[DEV] Ubuntu Touch [ROM]

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Canonical stated that a dual-core A9 processor is part of the minimum specs required for the OS.

Canonical is Ubuntu Touch developer :)

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Yeah, they pulled that list of devices from the porting wiki page, which I added it to.

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So we will be getting official ubuntu touch?

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Dadok, I know, I'm one of Ubuntu admins for Serbia, so I know what I'm talking... ;)

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So we will be getting official ubuntu touch?

That's not really how they're doing things. My port is "official" if that makes you feel better.

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So we are getting Dazzozo's touch officially :)

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Dadok, I know, I'm one of Ubuntu admins for Serbia, so I know what I'm talking... ;)

Then can you tell us when you'll rewrite the whole OS so it compiles for armv6? Thanks.

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Then can you tell us when you'll rewrite the whole OS so it compiles for armv6? Thanks.

The base OS does compile for ARMv6. The Ubuntu image doesn't and won't.

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this really looks nice Daz. Hope you can make this fly.

I've seen some great comments about it on the web. For those who don't know much about this yet, here's one glowing review from cnet. This guy even favours this to iOS.

http://reviews.cnet....7-35624752.html

PS: @ Dazzozo, will you post your progress on this in the G300 forum, or will you be starting a new thread elsewhere? I guessing because we are under Modaco/Device Specific/Android Phones, that the latter might be the case?

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Hello :)

I have a small question. I'm install this ROM to my phone, but it's can't load :) He stay on black screen about 10 minutes - it's normal?

P.S. Sorry for my english :(

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Tried out the Dev rom and its really good :D

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taking the plunge.....

Here is a flashable zip for the swapped recovery made by Dazzozo

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File: ubuntuos-recovery.zip

MD5: 48764c5a62ba720bebee2318f49e62c

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taking the plunge.....

Here is a cwm flashable zip for the swapped recovery

With this recover i'm successfully installed ubuntu to my phone :) Thanks :)

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With this recover i'm successfully installed ubuntu to my phone :) Thanks :)

Thank Dazzozo, he made all this possible.... I just made a zip lol

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So when you're finished sampling Ubuntu you just reflash CWM and reload your Android back-up?

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So when you're finished sampling Ubuntu you just reflash CWM and reload your Android back-up?

Yes ...pretty simple

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Has anyone flashed an android rom using the swapped recovery? Just wondering if it would work, as Paul obrian has this option for his modaco rom.

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NO!

Don't do this, the ROM ALSO needs changes to mount the partitions the other way around. The recovery only helps with formatting to the right filesystem.

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so how to install this room?

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so how to install this room?

If only the original post had a guide... Shame on you, Dazzozo.

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If only the original post had a guide... Shame on you, Dazzozo.

That doesn't tell you how to install a room though. You need a builder for that. J:D

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Enabling WiFi on Ubuntu Touch:

  1. Save this in /data/local/userinit.sh
    
    #!/system/bin/sh
    
    insmod /system/lib/modules/cfg80211.ko
    
    insmod /system/lib/modules/dhd.ko firmware_path=/system/etc/fw_4330_b2.bin nvram_path=/system/etc/nvram_4330.txt
    
    
  2. make it executable
    chmod +x /data/local/userinit.sh



  3. Reboot

Now network applet will have a list of available WiFi networks

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NO!

Don't do this, the ROM ALSO needs changes to mount the partitions the other way around. The recovery only helps with formatting to the right filesystem.

Hmm. I installed original repacked ROM with swapped recovery and everything work fine. Or it may cause troubles in the future?

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Sweet, Ubuntu OS on a g300 :) :)

I'm quite happy with your 10.1 JB Rom Daz, but I'm looking forward to this release as well, as the Ubuntu os does look pretty good :)

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Ive gone back to android by flashing cwm recovery and my internal storage says 0.00b???

Confused :s

Please Help me anyone..

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