It is adapted to run naturally in a mobile, touch-screen environment but is also capable of functioning as a desktop computer while in "desktop mode". If all goes well, the Ubuntu logo (or the UBports logo) should appear on the phone's screen, followed by a reboot. The OS is built on Ubuntu, which provides us with a secure and stable base system used by millions of people across personal computers, servers, IoT devices and even the international space station. Meet the Ubuntu Edge and the insane amount Canonical wants in crowdfunding The ever-leaking Nexus 7 2 shows up with an Android 4.3-esque wallpaper How Gorilla Glass protects your phone. There's over 20 million people out there who use Ubuntu as their main operating system, and the number is steadily increasing due to its thriving community. It has recently started to power phones and tablets: retail phones with Ubuntu preinstalled, selected hardware (like the Nexus 4) and community ports to.
As mentioned yesterday, Android L Developer Preview was about to be released, and this is now done with images for Nexus 5 “Hammerhead” and Nexus (you can find out more) 7 “razor” available right now. However, if you don’t have either of these devices, or you’d rather not install a beta version on the phone you use everyday, you can still give a try in the SDK emulator. I’ve tried Android L myself in Ubuntu (check my source) 14/04. Here’s what you have to do: Install Android Studio IDE in Ubuntu, and Create a new Project or open an existing project (Android Studio Version is now 0/61) Click on Tools->Android->SDK Manager in the top menu, and select the Android L (API 20, L Preview) packages as shown below, and click on “Install xx Packages” button. Accept the license as required, and click Install. This step can take countless hours.