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Re: [GUIDE] How to flash Ubuntu touch using Windows


Do you know if I can keep my custom recovery instead of flashing Ubuntu's?

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 3:18 PM, Omer Akram <om26er@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I don't have access to a windows system right now but I did flash a lot of
> android devices using different OS over the past couple of years so here is
> a little guide for windows user to install Ubuntu Touch on their phones.
> How to Flash Ubuntu Touch using Windows.
> maguro  is Galaxy Nexus
> mako    is Nexus 4
> mrouper is Nexus 7
> manta   is Nexus 10
> *1. First* unlock your device by following the instructions here:
> http://www.android.gs/how-to-unlock-galaxy-nexus-bootloader/ (Even though
> that mentions galaxy nexus but the instructions should work for all
> supported nexus devices.
> *2. Now* flash the recovery file downloaded from cdimage.ubuntu.com[1]
> while staying in the bootloader mode only flash the recovery file which
> includes the code name of your phone:
>    - fastboot flash recovery
> quantal-preinstalled-recovery-armel+maguro.img (if you already have
> clockworkmod recovery installed you can skip this step)
> *3. Now* reboot the phone and paste these files downloaded from
> cdimage.ubuntu.com[1]:
>    - quantal-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip
>    - quantal-preinstalled-armel+<your-mobile-code-name>.zip
> *4. Now* again power off the phone, start the bootloader mode and
> navigate to 'Recovery' item and press the power button. You will now be in
> the clockworkmod recovery. There select 'install zip from sdcard' and then
> go into 'chose zip from sdcard'.
> First select the quantal-preinstalled-armel+<your-mobile-code-name>.zip
> and flash it and then flash the quantal-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip
> *5.* Reboot your phone.
> [1] http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-touch-preview/quantal/mwc-demo/
> Hope it helps.
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