The Android x86 project is a native port of Android for the x86 processor architecture (e.g. 32-bit PC processors).

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dual booting Android-x86 and Ubuntu

I'm considering installing Android-x86 on an older laptop. I'm not sure that I would want to install Ubuntu, but, should I want to dual-boot, does Android-x86 play nicely with GRUB and Ubuntu?
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Open Androidx86 system.img to edit init.sh

I have been trying to open the system.img on my Androidx86 installation to add rmmod i2c-hid and modprobe i2c-hid to it because the touch on my Tablet doesn't seem to work in Android x86. I have ...
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Open RemixOS system.img on Windows and edit init.sh (Faulty Touchscreen)

I installed RemixOS on my Baytrail Tablet but the touchscreen doesn't seem to work properly. It only works in the middle of the screen and the touches are registered 3-4 cm left of the area of touch. ...
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move app_backup directly from virtualbox to physical device via adb and pipe

On my smartphone, I do not have Google Play Store (and all the other Google stuff) installed anymore (only F-Droid - I am almost Google-free!); but I still need some apps from Google Play on my ...
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Android x86 Marshmallow not booting on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation

I've downloaded the latest Android x86 (android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso) from here and tried to install it to the HDD on a VM in VMware Workstation and in Virtualbox. The installation seems to proceed ...
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What is the difference between Remix OS and Phoenix OS?

Both Remix OS and Phoenix OS are free Chinese Android desktop distributions for x86_64 PC-s based on Android-x86. But how do they differ, excluding different themes?
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Android x86 official

I'm wondering if there's a distinct, official version of x86 android that's different from the ones made through the Android-x86 Open Source Project (http://www.android-x86.org/). I'm asking since ...
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Does Android x86 support any PCI E WiFi cards?

In the Android x86 drivers list found at https://sourceforge.net/p/android-x86/device_generic_common/ci/marshmallow-x86/tree/firmware/ It seems that the only WiFi chipsets listed were laptop WiFi ...
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How to change screen resolution on android rooted device?

I run android-x86 as VMware image, and I dedicated the whole second display for it. Display's resolution is 1024x768, but resolution in android is lower, it seems something about 800x480. Is there a ...
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Android-x86 in Vmware workstation fails to start

I need to emulate an Android 4.2 device in Vmware Workstation 7.1. I downloaded the image android-x86-4.2-20130228.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download. I tried to run it as a live-cd and ...
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How to fix android-x86 install on VMware?

Using android-x86-4.4-r3.iso, I created a virtual machine in VMware Workstation 11.0.0 on Mac OS X. I just clicked Create virtual machine, chose my Android ISO, and just hit Next repeatedly until ...
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How to activate the Host only adapter from within Android-x86 in VirtualBox?

I've installed Android-x86 in VirtualBox which using internet through a NAT network. I've already successfully followed this guide to create the host-only adapter, but it says I must activate it in ...
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How to install PhoenixOS without any previous OS

Is it possible to install Phoenix OS (or Remix OS) on laptop, without installing any other operating system first? Currently my laptop has no OS, and I planned to use PhoenixOS as primary operating ...
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Can i run GTA Vice City on Android-x86 PC?

Recently i have installed Android-x86 on my Lenovo laptop and i want to install and play GTA vice city there. My OS in android 4.4.2. 4 GB ram and 3 GB swap memory 2.4 Ghz quadcore intel i3 processor ...
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Enable interaction with screen when running Android-x86

I am running VMware Workstation Player 12 (henceforth as Player) on Windows 7. I successfully installed android-4.4-r3. However, I can't interact with the screen. Keyboard works fine (I used it for ...
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Android x86 native resolution fails

Running Android x86 iso (5.1 rc1 or 4.4 r5) in my native resolution 2880x1800 fails with black screen with blinking cursor. Actually it is a prompt accepting commands but stops without any message or ...
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Is it possible to run Android applications on (normal) Linux?

Since Android is a forked Linux kernel plus software stack I am wondering whether there are any projects or ideas regarding creating a version of Android that can be added to a Linux system to allow a ...
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Do android games use the graphic card on a laptop?

I installed Android on my laptop as dual boot with indows 8.1 (I am not talking about virtualization or emulators). I have 1 GB NVIDIA graphic card on my laptop. So does Android use my graphic card ...
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Ideapad 210 touch screen not working on Android-x86

I have installed iso for Ideapad from android-x86.org in Oracle VirtualBox and I cannot get physical touch screen to work. Do I need some drivers or something? I did allow Virtualization in BIOS. ...
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What Android distro can boot from USB stick in PC/Laptop?

I have an old HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop with a busted hard drive. I want to put a compatible Android distro onto a USB thumb, plug this in to the laptop and boot into it and use it for casual www ...
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Lock location services (off) on android 5.1.1

Is there a way to lock location services (keep it off) on android 5.1.1? Like with restrictions on iphone for example. I'm looking for a simple way to do this. A way to disable it permanently is also ...
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Filter out ARM native apps in Play Store

I have ASUS Zenfone 5. How could I filter out or identify ARM-native apps on x86 phones in Play Store or in other app market?
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Apps compatibility on Android x86

I have a few questions about normal devices (non-x86) and x86 devices: Why, sometimes, an app that isn't designed for x86 devices works, but sometimes it just crashes when starting them? I've seen a ...
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Static IP Address in Android x86 persistent after reboot?

I would like to have a static ipaddress on my Android_x86. I know there is a lot of questions about this and i tried some proposed answer, like : su ifconfif eth0 down ifconfig eth0 [IP] netmask ...
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Setting ethernet proxy settings without WiFi

I'm playing around with the latest android-x86 (4.4) in virtualbox. The setup can connect to the external network only through a NAT ethernet device that is emulated by virtual box. This gets ...
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How can I run touch screen games in non-touch Android PC?

I have installed Android ×86 KitKat a few days ago on my Lenovo G580 model-20157 PC. Everything works just fine, but when I installed a game, I could not play it since it was meant for touch screen ...
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Android x86 on DELL INSPIRON 1501

I can't run android-x86 (4.4 RC2) on my notebook (dell inspiron 1501) well the first problem is : Graphics : Radeon Xpress 200M my /proc/fb : 0 ATI Radeon 5975 I can use at most 1024x768x16 (vga = ...
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Unable to use Android 5.0 Lollipop in my laptop

I have been trying to boot Lollipop 5.0 to my laptop, but it's not working. Please can anyone tell me the link from where I could download the appropriate file and try it again, and also tell me the ...
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dlopen failed: library “/system/lib/libhoudini.so” not found [closed]

My Android game is built with cocos2dx 3.0, and it works well on my Nexus 5. However, my friends who have Galaxy S4 says the game crashes when opening. Edit: tested with more devices. Works on Nexus ...
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Android x86 : App stopped working error

I have downloaded and installed android OS (4.4 kitkat) on my pc from android-x86. The installation was successfully and it worked smoothly. I tried opening gallery and it says unfortunately gallery ...
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Android 5.0.2 x86, not working with wifi

I am trying to install the PC version of Android. I've found many links, but none of these versions work with my wifi. My wifi card is a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG (I have an Asus PC). How do I get ...
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Android x86 (Lollipop 5.0.2) stuck on logo during boot

I downloaded Android Lollipop x86 for my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and installation went perfectly. I pressed reboot when it was finished and the GRUB menu was there and I started Android. ...
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Download location for Android 4.4 x86 (64bit) [closed]

Where can we download following Android 4.4 ISO Android 4.4 64bit ISO I have checked at following location https://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list Seems like android-x86 4.3 is the ...
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Android x86 Virtual box with Internet and connection to adb?

I have Android x86 4.2 Installed on my Virtual Box. My main purpose is debug with eclipse and get internet on Android Some how i am able to get internet and also able to connect from adb (of ADT) but ...
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Is it possible to install Android on a PC?

Is it possible to install Android on a PC? If so, how would this be accomplished?
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Getting apps to work on Android-x86 with Virtualbox

Almost every app, from chrome to gallery simply crash right after launch, and others like maps have bugs that render it unusable (it all goes black and only the search bar and location button are ...
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Using internal bluetooth with Android x86 in VirtualBox

I am trying to use a Bluetooth on Android x86 that is installed in VirtualBox. However, unlike all the other questions that I'm finding online, my Bluetooth is built into the computer, and does not ...
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kernel panic message during installing android-x86 in virtualbox

I was trying to install android-x86 inside my virtualbox last evening. But I wasn't able to make it right. I'm getting a 'kernel panic' message. How do I overcome it? The following is a snapshot of ...
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android-x86 installation modes

I recently installed android-x86 in my PC. During the installation, I came across the following pic. ...
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Where do I get Android L iso for x86 environment? [closed]

My question is much similar to this question: Download location for Android 4.4 x86 (64bit) Basically, I want to get Android L(a.k.a Lollipop, 5.0) iso for x86 architecture, so as to run it in VM. ...
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Not able to acces other hard disk and partitions on android 4.4.2 X86

I have installed android 4.4.2 X86 android on my PC that has 2 hard disk with 2-2 partitions each. I have installed android 4.4.2 X86 on one of them and i have data on other 3. The problem is that i ...
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“Charging 54%” in android x86

I am using android via virtualbox in my windows 7 PC. My android x86 home screen always shows a "Charging 54%" message before I unlock it. It never increases or gets down. Why is it always "charging ...
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Root Android x86 VirtualBox

I have installed Android-x86, version 4.3 Jellybean iso image into virtual box, and want to run some applications that require root privileges. Is there any way to root it?
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Is there some SSH server for android-x86?

I am using Android ICS x86 build for debug purposes in VMware Workstation, but I can't find any ssh server, so how can I install ssh server on it? I've tried SSHDroid, Dropbear SSH and some others - ...
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Android x86 will not connect to the internet

I am using Android x86 4.4 RC2 (Dual-Boot not Virtual) and I can't connect to the internet. Whenever I click Wi-Fi, it stays on "Turning on Wi-Fi" and the Wi-Fi button is grayed out like the option is ...
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Changing Screen Resolution VM ware using 4.4

To play around I installed Android in VM Ware Player using this image: http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-4-4-r1 Since I have two Screens of which one is a 5:4 in portrait mode, that's ...
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Google Play site says the app is compatible but the Google Play app says otherwise

I am trying to download a game from Google Play to my VirtualBox. The site (browsed with my Windows 7 laptop and Firefox) says the app is compatible with all of my devices. I happily clicked the ...
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How to see other partitions using the Terminal Emulator and mount them?

I just installed Android on my netbook and it caused it to not see Linux Mint on my machine and I'm assuming it removed it from the GRUB. Now the first problem is how do I see the contents of my ...
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Android X86 and Grub

So I've installed Android X86 on my wetab tablet, using the corvus mod files found here, but for some reason, my tablet now boots right into a grub 0.97 command line (I suspect it does this because ...
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Install Android-x86 on USB drive

I am live booting the Asus laptop version of Android-x86 4.0 on my Acer Laptop from my USB Pendrive. Everything is working fine, however I want to install the OS on the USB drive instead of live ...