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Developer ports Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

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There was a time when you could slap any operating system on the mythical HTC HD2, be it Android, Ubuntu, or even Windows RT. The Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II are gradually taking up that mantle, as it is possible to install regular GNU/Linux distributions on them with very little effort. While you can satisfy the urge of having a “true Linux phone” by getting the Librem 5 or PinePhone, their hardware configurations are unfortunately dated. Several community-driven projects, such as UBports and postmarketOS, are trying to bridge the gap between regular consumer Android devices and mainstream Linux distributions, and Project Halium plays a huge role in this development scene. Now, XDA Recognized Developer erfanoabdi has decided to dip his toe in this particular domain, as he has ported Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

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Android Developer Ports Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

  • Android Developer Ports Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

    If you’ve been following the development scene of Generic System Image (GSI) ports and Project Treble, you probably might be familiar with a developer named Erfan Abdi. The developer has now managed to port Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 successfully installs Ubuntu Touch

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 successfully installs Ubuntu Touch thanks to a developer

    There used to be an HTC HD2 phone, and it could work with any operating system, be it Android, Ubuntu, or even Windows RT. Currently, it is very easy to install regular GNU? Linux distributions on the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. A developer who goes by the Twitter handle RealDanct12 has successfully ported Ubuntu Touch to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

    He is very well known for his works on the Generic System Image (GSI) ports as well as maintaining LineageOS for various Motorola phones. According to the developers, the existing port of Ubuntu Touch for the F(x)tec Pro1 by Halium developer NotKit helped him to get started with the “hacking” job.

Redmi K30 Pro Linux Kernel Souce Code is now live [Download Now]

  • Redmi K30 Pro Linux Kernel Souce Code is now live [Download Now]

    Redmi – the sub-brand of Chinese OEM, Xiaomi, started by focusing primarily on budget-centric devices. Now, the brand is all into crafting quality standard premium smartphones and killer mid-rangers. The brand provides some of the most breathtaking and impressive devices out there. The Redmi K series of smartphones are some of the most amazing mid-rangers with amazing specs and a great amount of value for money. The Redmi K30 Pro is the latest iteration to the series and is one of the best killer smartphones we have come across so far. The device was launched back recently on March 24.

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