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Review: Ubuntu for Nexus 7

We thought we had the holy grail on our hands. Open, OpenGL ES accelerated, true Linux with a Linux userland, and armed with NVIDIA’s Tegra 3. It was supposed to be the last mile between Android and total Linux bliss. It isn’t any of that.

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What we got was a very early, unstable release distribution. Nothing totally works. Where, oh where to begin.

First, while Ubuntu’s GNOME-forked user interface, Unity, was supposed to be OpenGL ES ready, it doesn’t seem to be working properly. Everything is rendering in software mode on Nexus 7, at least, as far as we can tell. We do have to caution this may not totally be Canonical’s fault, NVIDIA has been very poor with its Linux driver support for a good decade or two.

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