You can now install any Ubuntu desktop app to use on your Ubuntu phone or tablet when a mouse and keyboard are connected. We have introduced a smart new solution to allow access to the many more desktop applications residing in the Ubuntu archive. Conventional Debian packages will also work. This solution uses the Command Line Interface to access the archive however using the Store interface to directly install a full range of desktop apps will soon be available.
For an in-depth technical explanation of this process, Kyle Nitzsche – one of our senior engineers had produced this detailed guide on how to access and install the full range of classic Ubuntu applications to use on a mobile Ubuntu desktop. Read here.