Ubuntu Linux On Samsung Galaxy S III
Ubuntu Linux on Galaxy S III: A hacker, Tiborr has installed and run Ubuntu Linux on Samsung Galaxy S III. With 4.8” Super AMOLED HD display, 1.4GHz quad-core processor, and 1GB RAM, the Galaxy S III is the best device for running Ubuntu for Android. Take a look below to follow step-by-step guide if you are interested in running Ubuntu Linux on your Galaxy S III.
Ubuntu Linux Installation Disclaimer:
Follow the Ubuntu Linux installation guide at your own risk. We won’t be responsible for any kind of damage experienced to your Galaxy S III.
Ubuntu Linux Installation Requires:
- Rooted Samsung Galaxy S III (GUIDE)
- Kernel with loop support
- Omega 4.0 ROM
- Enable USB debugging by going to “Settings > Developer options”
- Ubuntu Installer [DOWNLOAD]
- android-vnc-viewer [DOWNLOAD]
- Terminal Emulator [DOWNLOAD]
- BusyBox [DOWNLOAD]
- Ubuntu.sh [DOWNLOAD]
Steps to Install Ubuntu Linux On Galaxy S III
Download Ubuntu.sh from above link and copy it directly to /sdcard (i.e. root directory).
Open ‘Terminal Emulator’ and type the following commands:
Then type in the following resolution
And type Y to save this as default resolution.
Now terminal will request for a passcode. So enter Ubuntu twice as your password.
Now exit the “Terminal Emulator” and open VNC Viewer. Enter the following info as given in screenshot below:
At the last, just tap on Connect.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Ubuntu Linux on your Samsung Galaxy S III. Now enjoy….!
[via XDA Developers]