was announced this past week for Phone and Ubuntu for Tablets today we show you how to install it on your Nexus device from Linux. The first thing you need is obviously a Nexus device supported:
- Galaxy Nexus (takju / yakju)
stock Android version, no ROMs precooked, to avoid special cases, etc.. The guide to upgrading the device is simple, consisting only of a series of steps to desacargar the list of utilities and commands to interact with Android (fastboot and adb), and finally unlock the bootloader flash Ubuntu Touch Preview from Linux / Ubuntu.
Step 1 : You must install Ubuntu PPA Tools Touch Preview:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa: phablet-team/tools
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install-tools phablet android-tools-android-tools adb-fastboot
Step 2 : Steps 2 to 4 are to release the bootloader of your device, if already have it open, skip to number 5. Start bootloader mode and connect your smartphone to your computer.
Step 3 : Let’s Terminal and launch the following command:
sudo fastboot oem unlock
Step 4 : Accept the terms and conditions of release on the screen of your device. Disconnect your device and restart when finished.
Step 5 : Start your Android device and USB Debugging from Opermites active developer and then connect the device to your PC from your device nuevo.oot into Android, and enable USB Debugging through the Developer Options in Settings. Plug the device back into the PC using the USB cable.
Step 6 : This step is really flashing Ubuntu Touch for your device and thus erases all data on it. It can flash from Terminal with the command
After this is done a full format and since then he flahsea the latest version of Ubuntu Touch and eventually restarted your device will boot on Ubuntu Unity interface .