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Ubuntu mobile on elite?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by somkhit, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. somkhit

    somkhit Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Is there any possible way Ubuntu can be flashed on the elite. I heard you can flash it on the nexus 4
     


  2. starkraving

    starkraving Android Expert

    Nexus 4 has 2GB ram multi core processor...
     
  3. somkhit

    somkhit Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Damn I guess it ain't going to run on the elite
     
  4. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    If you're talking about Ubuntu touch, then the elite should be able to run it since we meet the "Entry level" requirements.
     
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  5. Fenix23

    Fenix23 Member

    I'd be interested in seeing this happen!
     
  6. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    iirc ubuntu touch requires cm10.1 (although i may be mistaken) in order to be built. I personally would jump at the chance at attempting it if I had access to all the required resources.
     
  7. Fenix23

    Fenix23 Member

    Are we any closer ken?
     
  8. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    Can't do anything without a charger
     
  9. Inorizushi

    Inorizushi Member

    Well since AOKP is 4.2.2 and Ubuntu touch does have a minimum of 4.2, I could attempt to port it to the Elite. No promises since the site says that ubuntu needs CM10.1 or AOSP 4.2 run.
     
  10. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert


    Currently setting up the build environment in order to get started, tomorrow of monday I can take a crack at it as long as my charger plays nice. If you get anything going let me know
     
  11. Inorizushi

    Inorizushi Member

    Alright so there's two zips involved, I know one of them is the OS itself, not sure about the other one.

    OS = trusty-preinstalled-touch-armel+mako.zip
    Other thing = trusty-preinstalled-touch-armhf.zip

    It could be the other way around though, I'll know once I have both of them downloaded.

    Edit: Ok yeah. I have no idea what the hell is going on.
    Uh... yeah.
    I got nothing.
     
  12. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    The first one is a touch release for 'mako' which is the nexus 4.
    The second one is a touch release for armhf devices such as the nexus 7.

    I'm about to install ubuntu 14.04 on a second partition. It has updated sdk tools to help with building/porting, and I plan on making a couple apps for touch as well.

    Actually building it doesn't seem to be that hard.
     
  13. Did everybody die?
     
  14. bmx25

    bmx25 Newbie

    You could buy the the ZTE reef comes preinstalled with Ubuntu and it's only $60 at Walmart
     
  15. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    Multithreaded cleanup completed. May I remind folks to use the report button ([​IMG]) if there is any issue in a thread that need attention instead of carrying on an argument. Life is easier for all involved.

    Thank you.:)
     
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The LG Optimus Elite release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 3.5" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1520mAh battery.

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