Ubuntu Touch X86 Emulator: Better Emulator Performance, Faster Startup [Ubuntu Installation Instructions]

Yesterday I wrote about installing Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ARM) in Ubuntu, but as you’ve probably noticed from the video or from your own experience if you’ve installed it, the ARM emulator is very slow.There’s a preview Ubuntu Touch Emulator x86 image that works a lot better than the ARM emulator and even though it’s available […]

Ubuntu Touch Emulator: Installation And Usage In Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 And 12.04

A while back, Canonical released an experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator running Unity 8 and Mir. Back then, there were a few bugs, including a nasty one on 64bit that could break the system, but they were fixed and although the emulator is still pretty slow, I though I’d write an article on how to properly […]

Can Ubuntu Touch Compete With Android and iOS?

When you first pick up a phone with Ubuntu Touch, it will look like a phone with any other operating system. However, within moments, you will start to notice a few key differences like the search box at the top of the screen, and the unlocking feature which is controlled by a right-to-left rather than […]

Detailed Review of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 with Mir display and Unity 8 on Nexus 4 – Latest Stable Version (Video + Images)

Ubuntu OS on the desktop is very famous brand and has a long heritage in the open source community, but rather than confine itself to the one platform, Canonical set out on the path to use the same core kernel and deliver the same platform across smartphones, tablets, the desktop and TVs.The OS is fairly […]

Experimental Ubuntu Touch Emulator Released

The Ubuntu developers have released an experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator running Unity 8 and Mir.Currently, the Ubuntu Touch Emulator is only available for Ubuntu 14.04 trusty Tahr but you can try installing it from source if you want to use it in an older Ubuntu version.According to the wiki, Ubuntu Touch Emulator if functional, but […]

Ubuntu Touch for Smartphones

Despite the rapid advancement of popular smartphones, there are still certain functions that just don’t translate well from a desktop or laptop computer to a phone. In many cases, this is simply because a given website or program hasn’t been given the proper attention to be designed in a mobile-friendly manner, and often the result […]

Ubuntu Touch 1.0 first stable version hands-on review on Nexus 4 phone and Nexus 7 Tablet (Screenshots + Video)

Ubuntu Touch 1.0 stable version hands-on video review on Nexus 4 phone and Nexus 7 TabletCanonical has released Ubuntu 13.10 desktop and first stable release of Ubuntu Touch for phones & tablets. Ubuntu Touch user interface is aimed to offer the simple solution than other mobile OS like Android, according to canonical. The OS is […]

Ubuntu Touch For PC Tablets

Linux distributions continue to make great headway into the operating system market, and Ubuntu is often the Linux distro of choice for new users. PC tablets are slowly controlling the market field with more sophisticated units being available to consumers. With this development, Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) are moving into that market, offering the […]

Ubuntu Touch current development state and our experience with Ubuntu Touch [Video + Screenshots]

Ubuntu OS on the desktop is very famous brand and has a long heritage in the open source community, but rather than confine itself to the one platform, Canonical set out on the path to use the same core kernel and deliver the same platform across smartphones, tablets, the desktop and TVs.Ubuntu Touch is designed […]

Ubuntu Touch theme for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/Linux Mint (GTK)

Install Ubuntu Touch theme in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Linux Mint 15/14 (GTK) Ubuntu touch is most awaiting OS for phone in Linux world, Which offers great features and nice look. So the WarriorIng64 made Ubuntu touch themes for GTK. These theme are derived from Ubuntu default Ambiance and Radiance theme to give you feel of Ubuntu [...]

Get The Ubuntu Touch Feeling On The Unity Desktop With These Launcher Icons

A few days ago we had an article about a new Unity Revamped PPA that adds some tweaks to Ubuntu 12.04, among which there were some nice Ubuntu Touch-style assets for the Unity Launcher. If you’re using Ubuntu 12.10 or 13.04 and want to use these Ubuntu Touch Launcher assets, you’ll find instructions on how [...]

Intermatrix U7: The First Ubuntu Touch Tablet Available For Pre-Order, To Ship In October 2013 [Updated]

It looks like the first Ubuntu Touch tablet will ship in October 2013 (estimated). The news doesn’t come from Canonical so I’m not sure how legit this is, but from a website that advertises “Intermatrix U7 and U10 Ubuntu Tablets” as the world’s first Ubuntu tablets.Enthusiasts can already pre-oder the Intermatrix U7 (with U10 probably [...]

Ubuntu To Use Its Own Display Server Called Mir, Unity To Be Ported To Qt/QML

According to a recent announcement, Ubuntu will use its own Display Server called Mir, replacing X window server. The reason for this is that “none of the existing solutions would allow us to implement our vision without taking major compromises which would come at the cost of user experience and quality”. Mir, a display server [...]

Ubuntu Touch Daily Builds Available For Download

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview daily builds (images) are now available for developers and enthusiasts.The Ubuntu Touch (also known as “phablet”) daily builds aren’t tested so they may contain new features and bug fixes but also new bugs and regressions!If you’ve installed the latest phablet-tools package (0.6) from the Phablet Tools PPA, you can run the [...]