Linux News Today: Canonical Publishes DIY Guide to Show How Versatile the Ubuntu Tablet Truly Is
Now that more and more users are buying the brand-new BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet, the official forums and mailing lists are getting filled with all sorts of questions about how to use the Ubuntu Tablet device.
It’s true that until today Canonical didn’t publish any detailed information on how users can actually use the various modes of their first ever Ubuntu tablet, the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition, which anyone can now purchase from BQ’s online store for the sum of €289.90 for the Full HD version and €249.90 for the HD model.
“With the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Editon tablet seeping into the hands of many and questions asked around how the tablet has the ability to take on various modes – we thought we’d create a DIY one-pager that shows you how versatile the tablet truly is! Check out the guide below to follow the steps,” said Amrisha Prashar, marketing and social media manager, Canonical.
Introducing the DIY guide for the Ubuntu Tablet
Therefore, Canonical today is proud to announce a DIY (Do It Yourself) guide for those who have purchased the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet, helping them experience the reinvention of personal computing, from a true tablet experience to a full-fledged Ubuntu desktop one.
As you can see from the image attached below, there are five modes available for the Ubuntu Tablet, starting with the normal, out-of-the-box tablet experience, the laptop computer experience if you only connect a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard, and the classic Ubuntu desktop experience if you also connect the tablet to an external monitor.
The DIY guide also shows adventurous users two other advanced setups for the laptop computer and classic desktop computer experiences, using a USB OTG (On-the-Go) cable to connect the keyboard and mouse to the Ubuntu-powered tablet. Check out Canonical’s DIY guide for BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet device below.