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Canonical has an item on their site called Ubuntu for Android. This is a special distribution of Ubuntu which integrates with the Android system. Their website mentions that it is specifically targetted at manufacturers.

However, I would also like to install this, does anybody know if this is possible at all? and if so, how this can be done.

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thanks I missed that. –  bquast May 14 '12 at 13:27
    
@sr_ Ubuntu questions are not off-topic here. That being said, I think bquast's question is already addressed on AU: Ubuntu.sh on Android Phone –  Gilles May 14 '12 at 22:27
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As far as I can see the link you provide is about a different Ubuntu on Android version. Ubuntu for Linux is a special distribution for android that is not run using virtualisation but uses the same kernel. –  bquast May 15 '12 at 6:43

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I couldn't find any publicly available distributions of Ubuntu for Android, but the idea must similar to installing a GNU/Linux distribution into a chroot, like here: http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/20124/4319 .

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You can't ubuntu for android is an option to be included in the phones by manufacturers.

As least that is what I understand.

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Please provide some notes that supports your answer. –  mtk Jan 30 '13 at 8:05

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