Originally Posted by muttnik
Obviously a possibility but isn't simply installing Linux (e.g. ubuntu for devices) also an option?
If you're referring to 'Ubuntu Touch', it isn't what we were led to believe it would be during the development/pre-release hype period. Linux enthusiasts were hoping for a ROM capable of running the great Linux apps they've always used. Sadly, Ubuntu Touch just ended up being a different 'interface' laid over the android O.S.. A front end. A pretty face? You cannot run Linux programs with Ubuntu Touch.
We're still waiting for a truly Linux tablet. But, in the world of developers an O.S. that restricts their ability to make money
is not a priority.
At least one dual boot tablet is offered on the market, but reviews
are poor. Some android tablets have been "hacked" enabling Linux to be installed natively. But, the issue of proprietary drivers has hobbled these marginal successes.
So, we will wait and wait and....