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Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 Update

Image numbers

As each channel and device has separate versioning, the following list shows the respective image numbers corresponding to the released update:

  • BQ Aquaris E4.5 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - krillin: not yet released

  • BQ Aquaris E5 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - vegetahd: not yet released

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - generic: not yet released

  • BQ Aquaris M10 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - frieza: not yet released

  • BQ Aquaris M10 HD : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - cooler: not yet released

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - generic: not yet released

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - mako: not yet released

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - arale: not yet released

  • Meizu PRO 5: ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - turbo: not yet released

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - generic: not yet released

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - arale: not yet released

  • Meizu PRO 5: ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - turbo: not yet released

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - generic: not yet released

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - mako: not yet released

  • Nexus 7 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - flo: not yet released

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - generic: not yet released

On a device, this "image number" is shown as the "OS build number" in System Settings > About this phone > OS.

Overview of changes

This list is only a highlight of the few changes available in this update. Please check the detailed changes for all the changes included in this OTA.

Important features

  • Fusion provider for improved positioning in location service
  • New upstream version of Network Manager: 1.2
  • Wireless display support (aethercast) - Meizu Pro 5 only currently
  • Dynamic Grid Unit support (DGU)
  • Support for multiple application windows
  • Shell rotation
  • Pre-loading the home-scope on boot
  • Scrollbar visual update in the UITK, support for subtitles in header
  • Traditional Chinese support in the ubuntu-keyboard (libchewing)
  • Username and password authentication in VPN


And many many more...!

Detailed changes

Known issues

The following is a list of issues that notable enough for explicit mention in the release notes.

  • Sim lock screen doesn't appear after restarting the device (LP: #1580908) - most frequently on turbo, randomly on arale.
    • The sim PIN can be unlocked through the indicator at any time