Hello Linux Geeksters. Canonical has released yet another too Ubuntu Touch Images, #57 and #58, coming with a few fixes, worth mentioning being two: Ubuntu Touch got support for both Unknown Calls and SMS messages and for the new scopes framework.
As usual, the easiest way to get the latest Ubuntu Touch images on your Ubuntu compatible device is by using the OTA updates. Like this:
$ adb shell system-image-cli -c trusty -b 0 -v
Canonical has been working a lot at Ubuntu Touch in the last couple of months. Lately, they have fixed some hud crashes, have patched Mir to be compatible with Nexus 10’s hardware architecture, fixed some Network Manager issues, and many others. Also, Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Canonical has signed with their first mobile phone manufacturer, and that they are in strong talks with 4 others.
For those who don’t know, Ubuntu Touch is officially supported only on the Google Nexus smartphones and tablets, despite the fact that it has been experimenally ported on OPPO Find 5, Pantech Vega Iron, Xperia Tablet Z and many other phones/tablets. The first stable version of Ubuntu Touch, based on Ubuntu 13.10, has been officially optimized to work on LG Nexus 4, but it is not mature enough to compete with Android yet. After the latest Mir updates, Ubuntu Touch can be successfully installed on all the existing Google Nexus devices: LG Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, except Nexus 5.
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