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Former Writer · Jan 4, 2012

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. Enter XDA Member ergoen who has gotten Linux, namely Ubuntu, booting on the LG Optimus 2X. Now, we must warn you that this is highly unstable and, as ergoen will tell you: USING THE FOLLOWING WILL VOID ANY WARRANTY YOU MIGHT HAVE LEFT AND MIGHT ALSO BRICK YOUR PHONE! Seriously,...

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ElCondor · Jan 24, 2011

XDA Phone Review: HTC HD2 (Windows Mobile – Android – Windows Phone 7)

After the introduction of the XDA Phone Review, we asked you which phone we should review first. Not really surprisingly, the amount requests for an HTC HD2 review were huge. So, the choice was made to review the HD2, covering all three major OS's that are available for this phone. We'll compare the HD2 to other phones running the same OS, talk a bit more about the future of this huge development, and if it's worth buying the phone now. Five...

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Ben Elliott · Mar 15, 2010

Ubuntu 8.04 Ported to Windows Mobile Devices

Much like with the XDANDROID project, which works on porting Android to much-loved Windows Mobile devices such as the Raphael, Blackstone, Rhodium and Diamond, various members of the forum have been working together to port the complete Ubuntu Linux distro to a range of handsets. This originated with fatsal's port to Sony Ericsson's XPERIA X1, but support and development has grown substantially and the operating system is now working (with varying degrees of functionality) on several other devices. The port operates...

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