Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Android Devices
Last week, Canonical released the Ubuntu Developer Preview for Google’s most recent Nexus devices. Developers immediately got to work and began porting Ubuntu to other Android devices. The results of their work are starting to show as more devices are soon to be supported.
Canonical updated the Ubuntu wiki with a list of Android devices that are compatible with Ubuntu. The original four Nexus devices are still listed as running fine, but now there’s two more tables of compatibilty – “sort of working” and “work in progress.”
The “Sort of working” list contains the devices that are almost ready to welcome Ubuntu with open arms. Here are the devices that should be getting Ubuntu soon:
As for the Work in Progress, a much larger pool of devices are currently in the works:
The wiki contains links to unlocking instructions and Ubuntu install instructions for each device. Some are still a work in progress, however, so you might have to check back at a later date if your phone still doesn’t have a ROM available.
For links to the source code and instructions on how to install Ubuntu ROMs, hit up the Ubuntu Wiki.
Ubuntu mobile is already off to a great start if this list is any indication. The wide variety of devices receiving support should ensure that Ubuntu can operate any any number of mobile devices when it launches later this year.[h/t: Droid Life]