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Attention UBports Community!

BIG NEWS!

The first RC candidate for OTA-4 has now arrived!

Read all about it here from our own Jan (@NeoTheThird)

ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

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@Ubports Yeessssss !! Tomorrow, I will get a Nexus 4 and I will install your OS ! Good job, go on please ! Be strong !

We would like to thanks everyone who participated in the 16.04 Ubuntu Touch Cultural Showcase ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

All submissions were appreciated, we'll put them all up for display in the near future, even those not included.

If you submitted something and didn't attribute a license, then please contact event@ubports.com and let us know which CC license you would like us to use.

We made it! More than 200+ followers on Mastodon! 😎
Help us to keep our freedom in our hands, help us spreading the word of UBports project!

Do you think Ubuntu Touch is a good alternative to Android or iOS?

Go to www.alternativeto.net and suggest UT as an alternative to both! What you can do:

1. Go to our page and click the 'like' button
alternativeto.net/software/ubu
2. Give it a review!
3. Go to the Android page and suggest UBports Ubuntu Touch (NOT the Canonical one!) as an alternative to Android.
alternativeto.net/software/and
4. Go to the iOS page and suggest UBports as alternativeto iOS
alternativeto.net/software/ios

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The #Fairphone is a nice little device. I like its modularity and that it is built to last.

A lot of things can run on it: #LineageOS, #Sailfish, #UBPorts, #PostmarketOS, ... as well as Fairphone's own libre OS.

I will definitely try out a few of them, it'll be fun.

@Fairphone @UBports

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Decided to try out Ubuntu Touch on my old Nexus 4. Took a while to get it to install (for various reasons, some of which being my fault, won't go into that right now), but once I finally did... Even after a couple minutes of testing it out, I'm already impressed. Major props to @Ubports

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CONVERGENCE IS ALIVE!

Thanks to the resurrection of Unity, progress is now starting to explode around Unity8 and Ubuntu Touch.

To bring you up to speed, here is the latest article from the UBports Writers team. Enjoy!

ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

Special thanks to @alan_griffiths for all his great source material and hard work on Mir.

Need something to listen to?

Join Joe (in here) and Wayne (out there) as they discuss community structures, communication, cars and more in:

The Ubuntu Touch Audiocast Episode 30 - Analogies for Communities

ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

Are you looking for secure file storage and sharing options? Now you can use Ubuntu Touch with Nextcloud!
Check out this step-by-step tutorial about how to make your data more secure.
ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

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The first day of using my Nexus 5 running Ubuntu Touch went well (as I expected it to). I needed to slip out of a few habits, and I found a couple of small things with a couple of apps.

Overall, though, it didn't take too much effort to adapt to Ubuntu Touch. Then again, it's not my first time around the block with it

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Anyone have a phone they want to sell me that supports full rooting and preferably #UBPorts (@Ubports)? Am ok with broken screens/dead batteries/scratches/almost-broken-ness

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Learned about someting called Fairphone the other day. A phone company trying to source as much of the componants from ethical sources as possible. Also: rad as hell transparent plastic cases

Get the latest Ubuntu Touch Audiocast!

Snapshot:
What's going on with 16.04?
Why can't we just skip to 18.04?
Is Telegram the best choice?
What are some key items to take UBports and Ubuntu Touch to the next level?

Join Wayne and Joe and find out answers to this and more...

ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

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@hellojed I want to play with one. theres also @Ubports making a version of Ubuntu just for phones!

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@tinker @thinkMoult @RyuKurisu I've got a Nexus 5 running the Ubports build right now, but it isn't my daily.

It is a little rough as they're transitioning to 16.04. But shows a lot of promise. If you're new to it, I would wait until after that transition to make a serious evaluation.

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I'm a little annoyed with all the problems mastodon.rocks has, so I moved my account to @NeoTheThird. See you on the other side!

We are on the way to Ubuntu Touch 16.04. Show to the @UBports community your creative skills for a chance to have your work featured in Ubuntu Touch!
Details at
ubports.com/it_IT/blog/il-nost

.@UBports Ubuntu Touch OTA 4 Release Candidate release got some attention on LinuxActionNews with chrislas and JoeRessington. Go check what they have to say about this development release milestone.
fireside.fm/s/DAcK9LdX+HWTQqvy