If you can’t wait for the launch of the official #Ubuntu smartphones (the first models are supposedly due later this year), don’t want to shell out for a new phone anyhow, or would prefer to use a different version of Linux on a portable device, there is an alternative. It’s possible to run a variety of popular #Linux distros on a standard Android smartphone or tablet – everything from a simple #BusyBox toolset right up to a full distribution with a desktop environment. You don’t even need to root your phone for some of the methods that we explore in this feature.
How to Add Mate Desktop Environment 1.8 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
This tutorial will describe how to install #matedesktop environment version 1.8 in #ubuntu 14.04 LTS. As we know, MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of #GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for #Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is a great laptop/tablet hybrid, as long as you’re alright with Windows 8.1. Fortunately, if that’s not your thing you can install an alternative with very few problems. #Linux#Ubuntu