Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 with biometric authentication for the Miezu PRO 5



Since yesterday, July 27, the latest update via OTA of the operating system Ubuntu Touch. Reaching revision number 12, for this version great novelties such as incorporation are expected, although Canonical has already announced that this update would be mainly responsible for correcting a large number of problems found in the system and reported by users.

If you still haven't been able to update your phone or tablet with Ubuntu Touch, stay tuned because its launch will take place gradually in the next few hours.

The latest OTA update of Ubuntu Touch reaches its users full of expectation before the news it includes. Although Canonical has already warned that this version would be mainly intended to run localized bugs within the system, it has provided new features to the environment that deserve a review.

We will begin by indicating that this OTA-12 carries out the upgrade of various internal system componentsand Oxide video player to its version 1.15, support in the keyboard for colorful emojis and web browser, which includes better support for the touch selections that we make on the screen, better navigation through its tabs and the possibility of restoring a previous session.

Another of the new functions that stands out in the set is the fingerprint reading, which allows biometric authentication within the system on devices that incorporate this capability, such as one of the most famous Ubuntu Phones, the Meizu PRO 5.

In addition to this great novelty, we can expect others like a new version of Libertine Scope for devices with support for Ubuntu convergence, possibility of view which X applications are installed on the system, support of on-screen keyboard for these same applications and animated mouse cursor and support to maximize, both horizontally and vertically, the applications. Added to all this is the ability to forward messages from the messaging application.


Of course, to all this are added the corrections made in the system, so as a whole we have that this OTA-12 is an update that is really worth getting as soon as possible.

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