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Ubuntu Touch Continues Advancing

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Published on 18 March 2013 06:19 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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More progress was made by Canonical and the Ubuntu development community on the Ubuntu Touch project for Linux on smart-phones and tablets.

Shared by Daniel Holbach is a status update for week 11 activity on Ubuntu Touch. Key activity for the past week includes:

- More applications are now supporting Qt's multi-threaded rendering.

- The Ubuntu Telephony stack is still being tackled.

- Updates to the Ubuntu Touch Platform API.

- The ports team now has the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800) working with Ubuntu Touch while the HTC Sensation XL, SGS III (Qualcomm AT&T), and Toshiba AC100 devices are new works in progress.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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