Ubuntu Touch now includes a walkthrough tour of the OS

Ubuntu Touch now includes a walkthrough tour of the OS
In case you had forgotten with all of the news about the upcoming iPhone and Note III announcements, Ubuntu Touch is almost ready to go. The OS has been on an acceptable level to be a daily driver for a while now, but the first finished version of the OS is planned to be ready in October along with Ubuntu 13.10 (October 2013).

Ubuntu Touch is basically good to go right now, and the work from here on is mostly polish. Today's daily image shows that off nicely by adding in a walkthrough tour of the OS for first time users. The walkthrough gives a quick and easy way to learn the edge gestures of the platform - swiping in from the right to unlock the device, from the top to get to various settings and notifications, and from the left to get the launcher bar. 

Each step of the tour has the edge in question lightly pulsing to help guide you through. It's a nice quick walkthrough that will only take about a minute to complete, and after that it's onto exploring the rest of the Scopes in the platform.


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7 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

So simple an #--%** user could use it.

2. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

have to see if itll get the same app base as ios/android only then will it be an option for me

6. ashdch99

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

you clearly haven't used ubuntu on pc...

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Dont worry about apps. If Ubuntu is using Qt, Python and/or HTML as options for basic programming, it will have apps far more quicker than any other mobile OS out in those past 6 years. Anyway, seeing the quality of the menu for a beta, it seems a way better alternative OS than the close outdated Microsoft's. Good for Nokia .

3. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

Suppose all they have to do is release it on a device so that can be ignored to death as well. :P

4. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

I wonder how this os can compete with android?

5. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

Is he using an iPhone to record this video? Not that it's a bad just weird for an open source developer to use a closed platform.

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