OTA-12

Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 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: #34

  • BQ Aquaris E5 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - vegetahd: #14

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - generic: #17

  • BQ Aquaris M10 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - frieza: #5

  • BQ Aquaris M10 HD : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - cooler: #5

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - generic: #1

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - mako: #32

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - arale: #14

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - generic: #3

  • Meizu PRO 5: ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.en - turbo: #4

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.en - generic: #1

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - arale: #10

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - generic: #3

  • Meizu PRO 5: ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.zh - turbo: #4

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.zh - generic: #1

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - mako: #32

  • Nexus 7 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - flo: #10

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - generic: #20

  • Emulator (x86) : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - generic_x86: #20

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.

Framework versions

This update provides a new framework version: 15.04.6

Important features

  • Complete MPRIS support for playlists
  • Fingerprint reader support for the Meizu PRO 5 (turbo)
  • Convergence
    • New libertine scope for converged devices
    • Animated mouse cursors
    • Windows vertical/horizontal maximization
    • On-screen-keyboard support for X apps
  • Location permission prompt on scopes first use
  • Video consumption from scopes
  • Message forwarding in messaging-app
  • Color emoji support in the ubuntu-keyboard
  • Additional useful toggles in various indicators
  • Oxide 1.15
  • Updated core-apps
  • Webbrowser
    • Touch-selection improvements
    • Hovered hyperlink URL displayed in an overlay
    • Only loading the current tab when the session is restored
    • Optimized new tab view loading time
    • Zoom support
    • Consistent page headers across the UI

Bugfixes

  • Fixed screen dimming when indicators are open
  • WebRTC fixes for selecting cameras - fix video rotation issues
  • Connectivity fixes
  • Various stability improvements
  • Fixing AltGr not working for external keyboards for accented characters

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.

  • LP: #1600582 - Installation of "Desktop Applications" breaks BQ Phones - please do not install puritine on non-convergent devices

  • The emulator might have issues with initial configuration, a reboot might be required after first boot to get everything fully working

Touch/ReleaseNotes/OTA-12 (last edited 2016-09-20 10:20:08 by sil2100)