help--putting ubuntu on android phone

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Sat Feb 21 17:57:20 UTC 2015


hi,

Am Samstag, den 21.02.2015, 17:41 +0100 schrieb Liam Proven:
> On 21 February 2015 at 11:47, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > Am Freitag, den 20.02.2015, 20:08 +0100 schrieb Liam Proven:
> >> On 20 February 2015 at 18:01, Robert Schwab <rschwab at ymail.com> wrote:
> >> > I had read online about installing ubuntu on an android phone, bought a
> >> > Samsung Note 3, got it rooted but I am so far unable to install Ubuntu.
> >> > Could anyone offer advice or know of someone who could help?
> >>
> >>
> >> You can't.
> > you can ;)
> >
> > https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/
> 
> Oh, come on, there's a bit of a difference between "installing" and
> "doing your own port"!

well, but it was can vs. can't above ... indeed you can ... the amount
of work and knowledge this takes is indeed not actually small :) 

> 
> 
> >> It's an unfinished product and only supports a couple of models -- one
> >> Motorola, one or two Google Nexus devices and the new BQ Aquaris,
> >> which has already sold out.
> >>
> >
> > The Aquaris 4.5 isn't sold out, but it is only sold in some flash sales
> > with a limited number of phones available during each of these sale
> > days.
> 
> And at the end of the flash sale, when there are none left, what
> condition would you describe stocks as being in at that time?
> 
> I would say the phrase "sold out" covers it rather well.

well, they are not sold out permanently and will be available again as
they get produced ... but yeah, for the moment they are sold out ... i
just meant to point out that there will be more ;)

ciao
	oli
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