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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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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Which .iso to download to install Android on my home PC?

I checked the Android-x86 downloads list. It contains .iso files for Laptops. I want to install Android on home PC.
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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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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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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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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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How to use a logical disk partition as an SD card in Android-x86

Android-x86 4.0.4 (ICS) runs beautifully on my netbook and it can even mount USB sticks as SD cards, but now I would like to use an available hard disk space (logical partition, /dev/sda7) as a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying google mobile android on my pc

In order to try google mobile android on my pc (See this Website) I downloaded the file liveandroidv0.3.iso and used the 'Universal Netboot Installer' software to write the image on USB device. After ...
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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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Which Android x86 image from the official site will work for Dell XPS 15?

I want to try to install Android x86 on my XPS 15. However, I don't know which image I should select. Which one would be close to my configuration? Also, is there a custom image I can use as a general ...
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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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“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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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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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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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 ...
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Can I virtualize Windows on an x86 Android device?

I've read this question, and of course, there, the answer was "you can't, because the architecture is different." But that's not necessarily the case anymore. Many Android devices, like mine, now ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internal hard disk partitions (sda2) not showing in android system

I have a x86 system (Asus Eee Pc)having hard disk of 232 GB, in which 4 GB allocated for Android and rest I don't know where it is gone. If I open super user and running this command in android ...
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Unable to boot Android in a multiboot PC configuration

I installed "android x86 4.0 rc1 asus_laptop iso" on /sda3 (NTFS partition created in Windows 7) of my Advent Verona recently. I already run Windows 7 and Linux Mint 11 so was dual booting with GRUB. ...
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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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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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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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GPT utility can brick laptops?

Which utility is Android-x86 using for partitions? Is it gdisk? The prompt is to use GPT. What are the risks with regards to formatting a disk with this tool, and installing Android-x86? Under ...
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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 restart touch input?

Is there an app/script that restart touch input while screen on (not sleep) . I have tablet that freezes and not respond to touch minutes after its usage , and i have to press the power button to ...
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How to manually transfer entire Whatsapp installation to another device (the hard way)

I'm using Whatsapp from a virtual machine since I lost my phone, and now need to transfer it to a new VM. The easy way would be to use the backup feature native to Whatsapp, but it is disabled since ...
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Android x86 Won't boot up

I am trying to install Android-x86 6.0 marshmallow on Oracle Virtual Box. I was experiencing difficulty installing, but I read elsewhere to change the grub from android_x86 to x86, which I did with ...
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How can I emulate/virtualize an x86 Android system with root access and Xposed Framework?

I'm planning on buying the x86 phone Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, but I want to test some compatibility first. (Especially to see what root apps and Xposed modules work.) The best thing would be to use ...
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How can I root Remix OS running in Virtual Box?

I have Remix OS beta running in Virtual Box. I've made a virtual drive which I've formatted as ext4 and installed Remix OS on. How can I get root access?
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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. ...