Ubuntu Touch is the privacy and freedom respecting linux phone operating system by UBports. Today we are happy to announce the release of Ubuntu Touch OTA-14, our fourteenth stable update to the system! OTA-14 will be available for the following supported Ubuntu Touch devices over the next week:
- LG Nexus 5
- OnePlus One
- FairPhone 2
- LG Nexus 4
- BQ E5 HD Ubuntu Edition
- BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Edition
- Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition
- Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition
- BQ M10 (F)HD Ubuntu Edition
- Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi and LTE models)
- Sony Xperia X
- Sony Xperia X Compact
- Sony Xperia X Performance
- Sony Xperia XZ
- Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
- Huawei Nexus 6P
- OnePlus 3 and 3T
- Xiaomi Redmi 4X
New devices this cycle
- Xiaomi Redmi 4X (Maintained by Danct12)
- Huawei Nexus 6P (Maintained by Florian Leeber)
- Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet (Maintained by Guf)
If you're a device maintainer and your device is not on this list, this may be because it has not been added to the UBports Installer or it is an Android 9 device.
Luca of postmarketOS fame contributed a number of fixes for compiling Ubuntu Touch software on newer distributions.
How to get OTA-14
Existing Ubuntu Touch users
If you would like to receive the update immediately, turn on ADB access and issue the following command over 'adb shell':
Your device will download the update and install it. This process may take a while, depending on your download speed.
New Ubuntu Touch users
You will find instructions for installing Ubuntu Touch on your device at devices.ubuntu-touch.io.
"I found an issue!"
Have you found a bug? We want to know!
You can follow our Bug reporting document to learn how to present the information we'll need to confirm and fix your issue. Every bit helps. The best way to improve Ubuntu Touch is to use it and then tell us about the experience.
You should always check to see whether your bug has already been reported on ubports/ubuntu-touch on GitHub. Browsing open bugs is worth doing, even if you have nothing to report. This ensures that you can watch for any of the open issues and help fix them by providing more information.
A manually-compiled changelog of this release can be found at OTA-14 changelog on the UBports Forum.