Watch: Ubuntu Linux Running on Galaxy S8 with Samsung DeX – Concept Demo
Samsung recently published a new video on its YouTube channel demoing the recently launched “Linux on Galaxy” concept it introduced last month for Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note8 smartphones.
Promising to bring the full Linux PC experience to your mobile device, the “Linux on Galaxy” concept relies on the Samsung DeX dock station, which transforms a Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, or Note8 smartphone into a full-fledged desktop or workstation if you attach a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
Basically, Samsung DeX offers convergence for your Galaxy smartphone, something that Canonical wanted to create with its Ubuntu Linux operating system and the Unity 8 user interface that it’s no longer under development. And now, Samsung wants to give you the full Linux PC experience on your smartphone.
In other words, you’ll be able to run a ful… (read more)