X11 apps on Ubuntu Touch?
April 16, 2013 4:44 AM   Subscribe

Ubuntu touch preview does not use X11 for graphics. The repository for armhf contains virtually all apps available in desktop Ubuntu, but they cannot be run directly on the tablet (Nexus 10 in my case). Is there a way to run those using a virtual X-server, perhaps passing through local VNC to be displayed? I have ssh access to the device, so I can run commands normally.
posted by jaduncan to Computers & Internet (2 answers total)
 
No idea.

Try here: #ubuntu-touch on irc.freenode.net
posted by sebastienbailard at 5:46 AM on April 16, 2013


The answer is that it currently cannot, but is moving to Mir which is planned to have X11 compatibility.
posted by jaduncan at 10:38 AM on April 16, 2013 [1 favorite]


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