Ubuntu on Nexus 7 | LAS | s24e06

Ubuntu on Nexus 7 | LAS | s24e06

We load Ubuntu 12.10 onto a Nexus 7 and tell what works, what doesn’t, and where this is all heading. Is this a laptop killer? Or just a toy for us nerds? Tune in to find out!

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6 Responses to “Ubuntu on Nexus 7 | LAS | s24e06”

  1. Zek The Penguin Says:

    Y’know, I’d be very interested to know whether that little tablet would handle simple Linux games like Battle for Wesnoth. How bout it?

  2. ChrisLAS Says:

    Not too hot for that. Just because the touch is not fully fine tunned. I also tried a couple of card games. Much better, but still not perfect.

    But then again, none of those apps were meant for a tablet.. So it’s just kinda fun to be able to do it in the first place!


  3. Corey Woodworth Says:

    There is an android version of wesnoth too if you want to play it natively

  4. -rwx Says:

    Hello. This is my first post here. I really like LAS. I don’t know if someone posted this news but Jolla released their new OS based on Mer project (basically MeeGo OS). It will ship on some mobile devices that is going to be released in 2013. Sorry for bad English.

  5. Forrest Guyton Says:

    just install netflix-desktop in the AUR on arch

  6. Forrest Guyton Says:

    make sure you have the ia32 shared libraries on your machine if you are using a 64 bit OS

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