Tag Archives: Google Nexus 7

Plasma Active on Nexus 7 with 3G/UMTS

Finally, success in getting 3G in Plasma Active on Nexus 7 to work. 😀 I uploaded a patched version of ModemManager to the Nexus 7 hardware-adaptation repository. So far, it seems to work pretty reliable. Please note that I disabled … Continue reading

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Update: Nexus 7 & PlasmaActive vs. 3G

Just a small update to (partly) answer my own question: apparently, the 3G modem in the Nexus 7 can be accessed via the cdc_acm Linux kernel driver. Great thanks to whoever activated that option in our hardware-adaptation kernel (I suspect … Continue reading

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Wanted: Nexus 7 3G Linux Driver?

This time I am not announcing something but want to ask a question: is there a driver for the Nexus 7 3G/UMTS/HSPA module/chip for Linux? Here is what I could gather so far: according to some sources the WWAN chip … Continue reading

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New Rootfs Tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7

A new rootfs tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7 is available: http://download.kde.org/unstable/active/3.0/images/nexus7/plasma-active-nexus7-testing-mer-latest-2013-01-07.tar.bz2.mirrorlist In this snapshot sound and hardware-accelerated video playback (at least for mp4 videos) should work out of the box. Note that you might need to un-mute the … Continue reading

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Plasma Active for Nexus 7: Running the touch-optimized Plasma Active Linux Distribution on Nexus 7

We are very happy to announce the first testing release of Plasma Active for Nexus 7. Plasma Active, in a nutshell, is a Linux distribution (based on Mer as a core) that is specifically optimized for tablet computers. Tuomas Kulve … Continue reading

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Nexus 7 MOSLO with kexec hardboot and 3G Nexus Support

In a prior post I wrote about how I got MOSLO running on Nexus 7. In this post I just want to briefly introduce that the current version of the Nexus 7 MOSLO now also supports dynamically loading kernels via … Continue reading

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Nexus 7: Easily Flash/Access Entire Userdata Partition

Recently, I got my hands on a Google Nexus 7. This is quite a nice device. But as you might have figured from my other posts I am not that much interested in using Android on it. 😉 Fortunately, it … Continue reading

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