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The application supports quite-a-lot mobile devices and the list can be found from the supported devices link posted at the end of this post, other requirements are :

Android must be rooted.
1GHZ processor (recommended)
Android 2.1 or higher
Kernel will loop device support (this is included in most custom ROM's)
SD card with at least 3.5GB of free space for large image (2.5GB for small image)
Data connection on your device
Ext2 file system support
Key features include:

Two types of Ubuntu image 'large' and 'lightweight' Both have:

Ability to install a full operating system on your phone
LXDE Desktop (very lightweight)
Working update manager
Working software centre
Ability to access files on your SD card and internal memory from Ubuntu
Ability to set screen size on boot (you no longer have to download a certain image for different screen sizes!)

Large image includes:
1.5GB download, which is 3.5GB once extracted
Ability to boot into either Gnome or LXDE desktops
Lots of apps perfect for 'developing' including:
Firefox, Thunderbird, openoffice.org suite, GIMP Image Editor, Emacs Text Editor (geared towards programming), C and C++ build-essential, Java JDK, Python, TeXlive and TeXmaker LaTeX editor, Transmission BitTorrent Client, eVince PDF Viewer, File Manager, Terminal, Image Viewer, Leafpad Text Editor, Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu Software Center with all repositories enabled (Ubuntu Software Center is pretty and well organized - but bloated and slow), SSH server, Gnash

Lightweight image includes:

500MB download, which is 2.5GB once extracted
Includes only apps required for everything to work, leaving lots of space for your own programs but having a smaller image

Ubuntu Installer For Android Video Demostration

Read more: http://www.megaleecher.net/Download_Linux_For_Android_Phones#ixzz1mSiCRjNM
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annoying. It's hot cause obviosuly having ubuntu on yoru tablet running on top of android is a great idea but the installation process is a bit time consuming. also It didn't work on my tablet, gives a connection refused error message upon launch of VNC...
Link doesn't work for me :-(
But voted hot!

Link seems down, though it's available on the marketplace. Searching shows the author has a page to: http://zpwebsites.com/android-app/ubuntu-install-guide/

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