Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Re: Ubuntu is just another android shell ! (or announcing the container flip)

On Wed, Jul 03, 2013 at 03:43:55PM +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> It was often claimed that due to the fact that Ubuntu runs in a chroot
> under android this just makes it another "android shell" ... i can
> assure you this isn't the case anymore, since as of today we have
> switched to a new image model !

Congrats on achieving this switch! The closer we bring our Touch images to
a standard Ubuntu build, the more excited I am about our convergence story.
I look forward to the day when our android compatibility layer is reduced to
a handful of upstart jobs running on Ubuntu. ;-)

> We run adbd on the Ubuntu side, so you will be able to use the "adb
> shell" command from your PC to get into the running system.

Running adb and getting bash - ahhh, what a relief.

Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer