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Ubuntu Touch Emulator: Installation And Usage In Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 And 12.04

A while back, Canonical released an experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator running Unity 8 and Mir. Back then, there were a few bugs, including a nasty one on 64bit that could break the system, but they were fixed and although the emulator is still pretty slow, I though I’d write an article on how to properly install and use the Ubuntu Touch Emulator in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 12.04.The initial Ubuntu Touch Emulator installation instructions changed so if you’ve installed the first experimental release, use the instructions below to create new instances.Below you can watch a quick Ubuntu Touch Emulator test video I’ve recoded in Ubuntu 14.04:(direct video link)Install Ubuntu Touch Emulator in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 12.04Ubuntu 14.04 users can install Ubuntu Touch Emulator from the official Ubuntu repositories, by using the following command:sudo apt-get install ubuntu-emulatorFor Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.04, you’ll need to use a PPA to install the Ubuntu Touch emulator. Add the PPA and install the emulator using the following commands:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phablet-team/toolssudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install ubuntu-emulatorThe Ubuntu Emulator package is also available in the Ubuntu SDK PPA, but it’s an older version at the time I’m writing this article (about one month older than the

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