Ubuntu for Android was already announced and presented at the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona a few weeks ago, but an official release date wasn’t announced until now and any news referring the Ubuntu for Android will be made known only when an official source decides that Android users have waited long enough and that they are in place for a treat.
Despite all this fuss about Ubunt for Android and whether it will come this year or note, some guys managed to port the Ubuntu operating system on the Motorola Droid, but you should that this is fact is the desktop version. The installation of this Ubuntu build on your Droid 4 can be applied easily with little hacking and coding experience that teaches you how to flash Ubuntu on your smartphone and transforming it in a mini desktop.
In order to apply the Ubuntu OS on your Droid you will need a VNC client and with help from command lines and some vi commands. Another requirement is that your Droid 4 has to be rooted and only after that you will be able to install Ubuntu. Also, you should know that by applying these changes you will lose the warranty and every action is done at your own risk, as if you don’t know what you’re doing you might end up damaging your device and then you will be forced to search for other guides to learn how to fix all problems you’ve caused. That’s why only users that know what they’re doing when it comes to rooting, flashing and installing other operating system on smartphones should perform such actions.
Info about installing the Ubuntu OS on Motorola Droid 4 will be available on our website shortly. Please note that the process is destined for advanced users and you will need a rooted device and to download some free programs from Google’s Play Store. After that you will need to enter several command lines along with editing a few settings and, from then on you will be able to apply all actions which finalizes the installation of Ubuntu OS on your Droid 4.