Canonical is currently testing the release candidates of the Ubuntu Touch OS to be made available for the variety of devices running Google Android mobile OS.
The Nexus 5 smartphone has been release by Google for a while now, but Canonical hasn't said anything yet about officially porting Ubuntu Touch on the new device.There is a big community of developers who are already porting Ubuntu Touch on a lot of other devices, including Samsung S4, for example. Other less known devices will also probably get ports soon.
Canonical has released the Ubuntu Touch Development Preview for a few select devices and installing it is quite easy. This a tutorial that will show how you can return from your Ubuntu for Phones OS back to the Android system that previously inhabited the device.
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Canonical has pledged its support for Ubuntu Touch, at least in this current Ubuntu 14.04 development cycle, and new versions have been released. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is scheduled for release in April 2014, and Canonical will want to have a much better Ubuntu Touch version by then. This means that t... (read more)
Ubuntu Touch will be ready until October 17 and it seems that the developers have also managed to implement the Ubuntu shop.
A stable version of Ubuntu Touch is almost out the door and the developers are still trying to squeeze new functionalities, such as the ability to buy products, from the Ubuntu store for now, straight from your phone.
This particular new functionality has been demonstrated
The Canonical developers have announced the arrival of the "Flipped Ubuntu Touch Image," which is a different implementation of the operating system with the same name. The development of Ubuntu Touch powers on and now it has advanced sufficiently enough that Canonical is able to provide images that first run Ubuntu and then Android.