Dual booting Ubuntu and Android

Discussion in 'Linux Apps' started by telplaza07, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. telplaza07

    telplaza07 Administrator Staff Member

    There are currently no plans by Canonical or Ubuntu to officially support dual booting Ubuntu and Android, but there are two working solutions available:

    1. Dual-boot installer made by Canonical's developers - this solution supports only one Android system and one Ubuntu Touch installation at once. It is pretty easy to use, supports Nexus 4 (although other Nexus devices should work). For more information head to its wiki.

    2. MultiROM - this modification supports unlimited amount of Android ROMs, Ubuntu Touch installations and other systems installed at once, but it is a bit more complex. You should use it only if you have at least some knowledge about ROMs and other products of XDA forums community - if that is your case however, MultiROM will likely prove to be very useful for you. Links to XDA threads for supported devices: Nexus 7 (2012, grouper), Nexus 7 (2013, flo), Nexus 4 (mako), Nexus 5 (hammerhead).

    Last edited: Jul 3, 2015
  2. Laxmi123

    Laxmi123 Member

    I think Dual Booting Ubuntu is most powerful operating system .The popularity of Android has shown without a doubt that it is a very powerful operating system capable of meeting most requirements of an average user. If you are one of the guys who want more from their devices, an additional OS on your mobile to take care of those teeny weenie inconveniences that Android is not able to help with, then Ubuntu is for you.

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