OTA-13

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 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: #35

  • BQ Aquaris E5 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - vegetahd: #15

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - generic: #18

  • BQ Aquaris M10 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - frieza: #6

  • BQ Aquaris M10 HD : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - cooler: #6

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris-pd.en - generic: #2

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - mako: #33

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - arale: #15

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - generic: #4

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

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.en - generic: #2

  • Meizu MX4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - arale: #11

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.zh - generic: #4

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

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu-pd.zh - generic: #2

  • Nexus 4 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - mako: #33

  • Nexus 7 : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - flo: #11

  • Emulator : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - generic: #21

  • Emulator (x86) : ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - generic_x86: #21

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: 15.04.7

Important features

  • New power daemon implementation (repowerd), improved screen management and proximity detection logic
  • Initial implementation of storage framework
  • Legacy application copy-paste support
  • Out of the box experience changes, hardware keyboard selection added
  • New C++ UbuntuMetrics library that can be used for monitoring various metrics in QtQuick 2 applications

  • Support for multiple-calendar syncs
  • Emoji keyboard improvements
  • New reworked Updates panel in system settings
    • App updates show version changes for available updates and the set of recently installed updates
  • New reworked Notifications panel with individual per-app settings for sound, vibrate, message bubble
  • New keyboard system indicator
  • Added Latvian keyboard to ubuntu-keyboard
  • Oxide 1.16.8
  • Gstreamer 1.8.2

Bugfixes

  • Some fixes for bluetooth pairing in cars
  • Fix for connecting to WiFi access points with long passwords

  • Camera orientation fixes
  • Fixes for audio and video in sync on the M10
  • Fixes for other vibrations setting
  • Some application startup improvements
  • Final fix for accented characters now working in all applications

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: #1625182: Emulator images not working on yakkety (16.10) hosts

Touch/ReleaseNotes/OTA-13 (last edited 2016-10-05 11:14:03 by sil2100)