UBports, the makers of the Ubuntu Touch cell working system revealed a weekly replace on their improvement progress to deliver Ubuntu Touch to extra units.

While UBports is working onerous to port Ubuntu Touch to extra smartphones and tablets, the newest being PINE64's PinePhone and Volla Phone smartphones, they've additionally been in a position to make Ubuntu Touch run on a Raspberry Pi 3 single-board laptop (SBC) with the official Raspberry Pi 7" contact display screen LCD, which seems to be a real improvement platform for Ubuntu Touch.

"Ubuntu Touch was shown running on a Raspberry Pi 3 with a 7" contact display screen. Raspberry Pis are actually maturing as improvement platforms and can make entry to Ubuntu Touch utility improvement attainable for a a lot wider base," said UBports. "That issues so much as a result of it can assist create a real improvement platform for UT, for the first time."

Better Bluetooth assist, Mir updates, and extra

UBports additionally revealed the undeniable fact that upcoming Ubuntu Touch OTA updates will add higher assist for Bluetooth headsets, as wells the undeniable fact that Canonical's Mir show server can now run on Wayland utilizing the Wayland protocol, permitting the person session to be suspended, which saves battery and in addition improves the safety and privateness of Ubuntu Phone units.

UBports additionally stated that they aren't planning to port Ubuntu Touch to the upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) working system sequence but, which can break assist for some older units. That being stated, you’ll be able to watch the total Q&A session beneath and wait patiently for the Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 replace to be launched subsequent month with cool new options and enhancements.

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