Ubuntu Running On Galaxy Tab

Ubuntu Running On Galaxy Tab

If you fancy trying to run another OS on your Galaxy Tab, say like Ubuntu, then you’ll be interested to hear that it’s possible!

XDA forum member dviera88 decided to take the plunge and have a go by following the instructions for getting Ubuntu running on the Samsung Epic, originally posted by XDA member BThomas22x. Your Tab must be rooted, and you will need Busybox, Superuser, the Android SDK and knowledge on how to use it, AndroidVNC and Terminal Emulator.

dviera88 states that the Epic instructions work perfectly and that he did everything via Terminal Emulator from the Market. Next up is trying out the Vibrant version.

For more information including a video of Ubuntu running on the Tab, take a look at the forum thread.

NB Picture is from original Epic thread.

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I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA.I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news!