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Is it safe to replace android with linux?

asked 2014-03-10 07:23:12 -0500

Razeking gravatar image

updated 2014-03-10 08:03:46 -0500

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I would like to know if it would cause problems to replace my Galaxy note with LINUX fedora lxde-spin ver. if it would cause problems I likely won't do it. (If someone could answer it would be very helpful. Feel free to chime in at any time. I have my reasons for wanting to do this.

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I don't think lot many people have installed Fedora in a tablet. You might have to install it and check it yourself!

anishjp gravatar imageanishjp ( 2014-03-10 09:56:15 -0500 )edit

lnxslck's answer shows how to run some of the Fedora userspace and access it through an android VNC viewer, but you won't be able to replace android on that tablet. The drivers required to operate such devices usually aren't generally available or distributable by Fedora. It may be technically possible, given enough knowledge. It will cause problems! - but if you are experienced in hacking on ARM devices, there is a chance you could overcome them.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2014-03-10 14:39:11 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-03-10 13:49:50 -0500

updated 2014-03-10 13:51:34 -0500

If you're afraid of messing things up, then you shouldn't do it. There's not an official version of Fedora that supports all of Galaxy note functionalities, so chances are, something is going to get broken along the way.

If you still want to to try it i suggest you read this article.

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ok. That is good advice. I shall do the other option then till I feel it is safe to do otherwise. (which could be a long time)

Razeking gravatar imageRazeking ( 2014-03-10 15:34:59 -0500 )edit

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