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#1 USG Ishimura

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 08:05 AM

Canonical has released a new Ubuntu developer preview version for Nexus devices which has an option to dual-boot with Android. Switching between mobile OSs are now easy. On each side, an app with a simple user interface will enable you to boot back and forth at the tap of a button. See the image below:

 

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Note: Dual boot is not a feature suitable for regular users currently. It is recommended to be installed only by developers who are comfortable with flashing devices and with their partition layout.

 

Installing Ubuntu Dual Boot



#2 R@6271M3

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 08:02 PM

Fantastic! can't wait for a stable release.



#3 Darren 54

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 07:33 AM

Looks great! Waiting for the release.



#4 FalseAgent

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 09:14 AM

sweet! I wish I had a nexus phone, would love to give Ubuntu and stock Android a spin (although I'm unlikely to ditch WP).

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