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Old 07-22-2016, 10:47 AM   #1
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Linux Mint on Android tablet


I am a recent user of Linux, after 30 years of Microsot era. I was always trying to be in line with time. I am only an engaged user.
This year I decided to introduce dual boot Mint 18 distro on my win 7 PC. I am satisfied with this decision and hopefully will soon leave Microsoft on their way.
I am wandering to install this distro also on some cheap android tablet for the future and am looking for the information how to do it to do it by myself.
I am reading articles and forums for useful info.
I know that I must learn a lot to understand the language talken here to reach the objective.
Retired but vital resident of Earth.
If anybody has similar intents/experience - hints are welcome.
 
Old 07-22-2016, 11:12 AM   #2
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From another (hopefully) vital retiree: welcome to the forum!

Putting a conventional distro on a tablet may not be simple: Android and the tablet were designed to go together, after all. But it can be done:
http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online...evice-to-Linux

Distrowatch did a test of user-interfaces on touch-screens last year and they recommended using Gnome.

Ubuntu does a special version for touch-screen devices:
http://www.ubuntu.com/tablet
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/li...image-3531970/
 
Old 07-23-2016, 07:48 PM   #3
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I don't mean to discourage you but I know a few people that tried to install Linux on their tablets and it turned them into a brick.

-::-Make sure you fully understand how and what your doing before you do it.-::-
 
Old 07-24-2016, 05:39 AM   #4
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LinuxMint doesn't make a "Tablet Edition".
 
  


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