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Dual-booting Android and Ubuntu Touch on the Nexus 7 – Barren, Frozen Wasteland

Since I wrote a silly app in QML I’ve been keen to have a play around with Ubuntu’s developer preview for tablets (variously referred to as “Ubuntu Touch” and “phablet” (phone/tablet)). I have both a Nexus 7 tablet and a Nexus 4 phone which the images support. The trouble is, the images are designed to be run on “spare devices” – there’s no support for backing up and restoring an existing Android ROM. I’m not the kind of person who has a spare tablet or smartphone lying around, I use mine a lot, so I’ve been shying away from trying it out. Note: The current Ubuntu Touch images are definitiely …

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