Ubuntu for Android

In case you missed it in the article yesterday (I know plenty of people don’t click through!), here is the very simple video I made of Ubuntu for Android in action:

It’s able to run unmodified LibreOffice because it’s running a full copy of Ubuntu and a full copy of Android, sharing the same Linux kernel. It’s still a prototype, but I think we’ll see more of this.

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2 Responses

  1. Very interesting.
    Do you know whether it’s possible to receive a call, or be notified that there’s a call, on the cell phone while it’s docked?

    • Yes, that works apparently. There’s an extension to Ubuntu that adds the phone to its audio system, or you can undock the phone.

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