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    [BOX=Note]Please note that this still is a work in progress which basically means it's a concept & idea until I get a working build.


    • When I get a booting build, please note that it is considered alpha and shouldn't be for daily use.
    • Also, Ubuntu Touch doesn't support CDMA as well as many other features so please note that when a build is ready.

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    Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview
    for the Sprint Galaxy S II


    The modified kernel and device tree are available on my GitHub, http://www.github.com/Ubuntu-EpicTouch. It was modified from a base AOSP/CM10.1 device tree provided by many people including chris41g, sbrissen, and many others. The device proprietary blobs used were provided by TheMuppets GitHub. Thanks to the many contributions to the kernel, this wouldn't be possible without you guys.



    Please note that this is still a Work-in-Progress and is considered a proof-of-concept until a working build is released. If you wish to try to port UbuntuTOUCH, please visit
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Porting.

    Below is a list of what works in the preview and what doesn't, thanks to XDA-DEVELOPERS:

    Question : What Works?
    Answer : As this is a Developer Build, dont expect much to work. The items that have been confirmed to work are;


    • Touchscreen
    • Sound (over speakers)
    • Display
    • Internet Browser
    • WiFi (No WPS)
    • Camera (Front and Back)
    • Video Player
    • ADB
    • Screen Brightness Controls
    • Automatic Brightness
    • Speech Driven HUD (Yes, it works)
    • GSM Voice (No APN Settings)
    • The SideStage Seems to be working

    Question : What Does Not Work?
    Answer : As this is a developer build, dont expect things to work properly, here are a few things that are not working


    • 3G/4G Data
    • Audio Out via Headphones
    • HDMI
    • Bluetooth
    • Most Applications and Menus
    • Charging Indicator
    • Software Center (Note : You can install simple shell applications via apt-get install once inside the chroot)
    • Most applications are placeholders
    • MMS
    • CDMA Connections
    • SIM Storage
    • Auto Rotation (Or any rotation for that matter)
    • Random Crashes when swiping
    • Notifications (All of them are placeholders)
    • Most Applications that do function are web apps like m.gmail.com.
    • NFC


    As I progress forward in this project, this post as well as many other posts by me may change.


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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Again.


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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Everyone loves me.

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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Alright, that's enough.

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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    awesome can't wait
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    I knew someone over here would be doing it! Was waiting for a dev on xda to post something but no one has yet.
    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch running CyanogenMod 10
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    canonical's servers suck

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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    How is it going?
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by jhomy96 View Post
    How is it going?
    Can't get it to repo sync.

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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Whats repo sync?
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Hope you get it working. I'm dying to try this out.
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Hey, asd216. What rom you running?
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by thenameisnigel View Post
    Can't get it to repo sync.

    Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk 2
    Well if you can get this to work, it will probably be the best rom for the epic touch!!!!!
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by jhomy96 View Post
    Hey, asd216. What rom you running?
    CM10.1
    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch running CyanogenMod 10
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by asd216 View Post
    CM10.1
    Im running touched by SGS3 v5.0
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhomy96 View Post
    Im running touched by SGS3 v5.0
    How's it treating you? I'm not a fan of touchwiz so I go AOSP.
    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch running CyanogenMod 10
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by asd216 View Post
    How's it treating you? I'm not a fan of touchwiz so I go AOSP.
    Its pretty good its just like the s3.
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Soo did you get the repo sync fixed ?
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    any update?
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Why doesn't it surprise me that nothing has been posted?

    I'm not developer but if I was, I would give the community some kind of status updates.
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by asd216 View Post
    Why doesn't it surprise me that nothing has been posted?

    I'm not developer but if I was, I would give the community some kind of status updates.
    I know. I've been checking everday!!!
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by asd216 View Post
    Why doesn't it surprise me that nothing has been posted?

    I'm not developer but if I was, I would give the community some kind of status updates.
    Because as of right now, Ubuntu Touch Preview doesn't support CDMA radios. I can TRY to compile, but you won't have calling/sms/web.

    I'm pretty sure that's why almost no D710 devs are working on it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by thenameisnigel View Post
    Because as of right now, Ubuntu Touch Preview doesn't support CDMA radios. I can TRY to compile, but you won't have calling/sms/web.

    I'm pretty sure that's why almost no D710 devs are working on it.
    Its okay, you can do that if you want just to keep us entertained :b while you keep working at it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhomy96 View Post
    Its okay, you can do that if you want just to keep us entertained :b while you keep working at it.
    I don't think he's working on it at all. Mods should remove this thread.
    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch running CyanogenMod 10
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    Default Re: [WIP]UbuntuPhone Alpha for Sprint Galaxy S II

    Quote Originally Posted by asd216 View Post
    I don't think he's working on it at all. Mods should remove this thread.
    False hope
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