BQ Is Cleaning Up Their Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Kernel
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 26 March 2015 at 08:46 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Last week we relayed the article by Carsten Munk of Jolla about the kernel of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone being a mess. Since then, it looks like BQ and Ubuntu developers have taken to cleaning up the kernel source tree.

Initially it was hard for Carsten to find the proper version of the Android-focused Linux kernel used by this initial BQ Ubuntu smart-phone, but after he did there was lots of incompatible licenses and other proprietary/confidential statements within the tree.

Since then there's been some cleaning going on and the kernel source code is now conveniently posted under BQ on GitHub.

It's great to see the parties involved acting promptly and getting things cleaned up, at least compared to other nasty ARM vendors out there.
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