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Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Update

Image numbers

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

  • ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - krillin: #24

  • ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - vegetahd: #4

  • ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en - generic: N/A

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

  • ubuntu-touch/stable/meizu.en - generic: N/A

  • ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu - mako: #21

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.


Unity8 now supports full-shell rotation, all applications now by default support rotation - explicit locking to a selected one is required if wanted. The whole system also got new updated icons: both the indicators, system-settings, toolkit and core-applications.

Meizu MX4

  • Overall battery life improvements, power consumption in normal usage greatly improved
  • LED notification fixes - the button now properly lights up on incoming notifications
  • GU size change, allowing the system to make more use of the additional screen space


  • Updated translations for all the available languages
  • Multiple network and telephony improvements
  • New platform-api (v3), Ubuntu UI Toolkit and mir (0.13.3)
  • Most up-to-date core-applications

...and much much more.

Detailed changes

Known issues

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

  • Bug #1458694 - unity8 fails to start on the emulator
  • Bug #1444883 - Emergency numbers other than 112 and 911 (and 999 for the UK) are not available in emergency mode
  • Arale battery level indication unreliable

Touch/ReleaseNotes/OTA-5 (last edited 2015-08-26 13:47:13 by sil2100)