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Old 16-04-2014, 17:11   #1
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TABLETS: Opencpn, OS & Summary Links

First, a quick note in general, some of this is pretty venturesome and not for all of us to try.

I looked into making a dual boot Android Tablet, because Linux is the parent environment...
Armido is our local expert on Building on the Motorola Zoom see Ubuntu Touch - not only for Nexus Devices! and his complete instructions are here Building on Motorola Xoom | Official OpenCPN Homepage

Run Ubuntu on your Android Tablet - YouTube

Run Ubuntu on your Android Tablet €” Opensourcegangster
VNC server - Android Apps on Google Play

I am sure there are other ways of doing it and I should probably refer to the Opencpn threads on this more, but I am not so sure I'm ready to root a new Samsung Note Tablet.

Then looked at Linux Tablets and did not find many configured for sale, found the following resources, and learned that there may be a large fee for configured Ubuntu on Tablet software, but for now there does not seem to be a fee.
Ubuntu on Tablet Ubuntu on tablets | Ubuntu
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These links are some quick references for various C&S OS threads discussion:
Windows 8 Geolocation Server (used to connect to on board GPS sensors)-
Technical: windows 8 tablet location server
Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS
Geolocation TCP NMEA Instruments | Official OpenCPN Homepage
Petrisimon's website

Ubuntu Touch - not only for Nexus Devices!
OpenCPN Runs on Embedded ARM
Android Development Underway

Touch Screen Optimizations - General Discussion about improvements
OpenCPN Optimized for Touch Screen

Please go ahead and add other better links.
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