Latest in Android

Image credit:

Canonical gives developers a preview of a dual-booting Ubuntu and Android future

Michael Gorman, @Numeson
December 23, 2013
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Choice, friends, is good. Nobody likes being limited to one thing, when instead you could be picking from a plethora, or at least a pair of options. And it looks like Ubuntu is on track to deliver on its promise to offer a duo of operating systems to mobile devices in 2014, as it has released a developer preview of a dual-booting Android and Ubuntu mobile solution. While it's a developer-only release for now -- those familiar with unlocking phones and installing custom versions of Android should be fine, too -- using the feature is pretty simple once installed. No command line wizardry is needed: Simply open up the Ubuntu Dual Boot app and pick which OS you want to show up after restarting your phone. Looking for yet another toy with which to play on Christmas morn? The downloadables await at the source below.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

View
Facebook used 86 percent renewable energy in 2019

Facebook used 86 percent renewable energy in 2019

View
Tesla drops Model Y price by $3,000

Tesla drops Model Y price by $3,000

View
Microsoft and Google team up to bring more web apps to the Play Store

Microsoft and Google team up to bring more web apps to the Play Store

View
Walmart is turning some of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Walmart is turning some of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr