March 6, 2013

How to Run Ubuntu on your Android Mobile

Android has always become a popular platform for open source mobile OS lovers and Ubuntu is always the best Opensource OS for desktop. Wouldn’t it be good if we can combine these two best OS at a common place and use them parallely on your device?

Yes! Your wish has came true. Some developers has already previously ported Windows 98, XP and other OS into an Android device and now its time for Ubuntu. If you are running a rooted android device then you can bring Ubuntu to your device using the Ubuntu installer which is available for free at Android Market.
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Features of Ubuntu installer for Android

  • Run complete Ubuntu system inside Android.
  • Use Android and Ubuntu side by side.
  • Highly optimized for ARM devices.
  • Available in both “large” and “lightweight” according to your needs.
  • Full functional Ubuntu update manager and software center.
  • Access files on your SD card and internal memory from Ubuntu.
  • Ability to set Ubuntu screen size on boot
  • Easy to uninstall anytime you want.

It requires Android device with 1GHZ processor and Android version of 2.1 or higher to install Ubuntu on your device.
Download Ubuntu Installer [ Android Market Link]
Additionally you may like to check the compatibility of your device from the developer’s note.
If you have already done the mind makeup to install Ubuntu on your Android device then we would like to suggest you to try it on your spare device than your regular device.