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Is it possible to install linux on a rooted Android tablet?

I like the look of the Asus Transformer Prime, but would really like to be able to dual boot so I can run normal programs on it and treat it like a laptop (I'd be using it for coding and writing using a java program).

Does anyone know if dual-booting tablets and installing linux is possible?


apparently it is according to youtube.

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I'm sure you mean a different version of Linux, but just for clarity Android is a Linux variant. I am not aware of a way to install a more traditional Linux distro on something like the Transformer, but I am sure some enterprising people will fix that soon if there isn't one now. – TimothyAWiseman Jan 19 '12 at 16:44
Android is already linux. Android already runs java programs. Your question makes no sense. – Ramhound Jan 19 '12 at 18:26
I'm pretty sure that there is a project for running Debian beside Android (one such is called Lil' Debi). Strangely, I can't find any NetBSD projects for Android tablets. – new123456 Jan 19 '12 at 23:49
@andy This maybe useful… – Simon Apr 17 '13 at 20:19

Here is a link to a guide to "Dual Booting Android and Linux on Asus Transformer Part Two".
Here is a more up-to-date information(22 February 2013) - for Linux Ubuntu Touch.
And there is also information on how to install Plasma Active, which is Linux with a Tablet oriented, KDE-based shell.

I hope it helps you.

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