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LG Optimus 2X Can Now Boot Ubuntu
It’s always a little exciting when a developer gets Linux working on a phone. It’s a development on Android phones that are a little underrated in terms of pure awesomeness.
USING THE FOLLOWING WILL VOID ANY WARRANTY YOU MIGHT HAVE LEFT AND MIGHT ALSO BRICK YOUR PHONE!
Seriously, don’t do this if you don’t wish to risk the data on your phone.
So, this is more for those thrill seekers who understand that they flash this at their own risk and no one is responsible for it but them. However, for those who are willing (read: daring) enough to try it, here’s some stuff ergoen has working:
I have succeeded to boot and get the wifi, X11 and the touch screen sort-of working.
The installation instructions are pretty difficult and in order to get this working it will require a lot of patience and quite a bit of know-how in Android and Linux so, to reiterate, this is for advanced users only.
If you would like to know more, see more and check out this highly experimental piece of work-in-progress, you can head on over to the original thread and check out the latest and greatest in the Ubuntu for the Optimus.
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