[ubuntu-uk] Tablets for Ubuntu

Rowan Berkeley rowan.berkeley at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 19:47:54 UTC 2012


Thanks, well, I'll keep an eye on that Pengpod, it sounds interesting.

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com>wrote:

> That is probably it at the moment. Ubuntu on the Nexus 7 is really just a
> proof of concept. There is the KDE based Vivaldi tablet which uses a tablet
> UI called Plasma on top of the Mer mobile Linux distribution, and that is
> more likely to be the path that tablets take. That's not to say that a
> fully functioning Linux desktop distro won't work on a tablet but to see
> what it's like, try running a VNC session from a desktop on a tablet and
> you'll see how many things have to be made to work properly on a
> touchscreen.
>
> s/
>
>
> On 30 December 2012 16:38, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hiya people,
>>
>> Do you have any thoughts about tablets? I have been googling around and
>> so far have found one on-market (very expensive):
>> http://www.ekoore.com/web/en/**product/tablet-2/dylan-2/**
>> overview-10.html<http://www.ekoore.com/web/en/product/tablet-2/dylan-2/overview-10.html>
>> and one soon to be released (quite cheap):
>> http://www.pengpod.com/
>>
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