Questions tagged [android-x86]

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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Root on Android x86_64

I have an Intel development board with an Atom processor running Android 6.0.1 and kernel version 3.14.64-x86_64. I can adb into the board and gain superuser privileges by typing su (su binary in /...
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Disable mouse acceleration on Android

I am using PrimeOS on my laptop. I have noticed that when I move a mouse slowly for about an inch, consider it travels some distance on screen line about 2 inches. But when I move the mouse rapidly ...
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Android O VirtualBox can't set up device - google play services keep crashing

I have an Android O Virtualbox and when I go to set it up, it asks if i want to set it up with data from my old phone or start new. I've tried both options, and it says that the Google Play Services ...
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Android x86 on Hyper-V - The mouse point not following

I installed Android x86 on Hyper-V. I understand there are many difficulties to do this, like the display issue. But I have to use Hyper-V since my main test environment is hosted on Hyper-V. I need ...
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Onboard ethernet drivers for Android-x86?

I have recently installed Android-x86 6.0 RC1 on a USB Flash drive, so I can test compatibility in various PCs and notebooks. One thing I noticed is that the Ethernet card is never detected (probably ...
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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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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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Which IMG file from ISO to patch with Magisk to use on Android-x86 9 Pie?

Setup: Oracle VirtualBox VM with installed Android-x86 9 (Pie) Rooted out of the box (with SuperSU, guessing from the root access popup, but there's no manager app) .vmdk VM drive android-x86_64-9....
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Connect via ADB to a physical X86 via USB

I have Android-x86 (version 9.0-r2) running in a Lenovo MIIX-320 and I have another PC running Linux. From the Linux host I can connect to any other Android device using an USB cable . But I can't ...
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How to emulate swipe actions with keyboard for Android-x86?

I want to play some RPG games on Android, but I own a mediocre phone which does not run them well. Running them inside Android-x86 on my PC sure runs them better, but there's just one problem: these ...
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How to use KVM alone without Android Studio AVD to emulate official x86_64 android images

I want to use official (google compiled) x86_64 android images. I know that I can use AVD manager from Android Studio to easely run and manage them. However, I use virt-manager with KVM, so I can't ...
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Android-x86 power button press does not sleep

I'm running Android-x86 on an intel Apollo Lake tablet. When I press the power button, Android does not go to sleep. Instead, it shows the power menu. This means I cannot put the device to sleep by ...
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Remix OS Android Kernel Upgrade

I have recently Installed Remix OS on my pc. I found out that the linux kernel version on this version of Remix OS is 4.4.3 which doesnot support dual band wifi. How can I upgrade the linux kernel ?
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Chrome crash/close immediately on Android 4.0.4, Android x86

Chrome version 42.0.2311 running on Android 4.0.4 on Asus Eee PC 701 x86. Browser crashes and closes immediately. I have already uninstalled/reinstalled it. Cleared the data, force stop, reboot. ...
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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 change Keyboard layout

How can I change the keyboard layout used by Android from the command line? I installed the Android-x86 release from https://www.android-x86.org/ in a VirtualBox VM. Unfortunately, the VM only boots ...
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AOSP x86 adb secure

I'm trying to build a custom ROM with secure access via adb. My goal is to secure the android image so that it can only be accessed with a certain adb RSA key pair. When I build AOSP with 'user' ...
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How to make a bootable ISO from Android CLI? (via Termux or Proot-distro)

I know there are some .APK apps that do it, but none seems to work for me (but if you have any suggestions, I'll try). I have LineageOS on my PC. So, my question is How to make a bootable stick with ...
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Encrypt Tablet function in Android x86. Android 6 in Oracle Virtual Box

I am currently running Android x86 version 6 in Oracle Virtual Box. My intention is to run some software my company creates and to test it without the need for a physical tablet. The software i ...
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How to create a bootable stick with a Linux distro?

I used to have Debian and Android on my laptop then somehow my Debian get damaged, and now I have Android-x86 only on my laptop. When I insert my USB stick (which contain ISOs of a few Linux distros), ...
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How to multiboot 2 Android-X86 distro? (for instance PrimeOS and Bliss OS)

How to multiboot 2 Android-X86 distro? I tried to make a dual boot with Bliss OS and PrimeOS. I installed Bliss OS to its dedicated partition on my hard drive. It was perfectly booting and working....
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Recovering from bootloop/can't boot in Android-x86 OS

I asked this question on Super User, but with no luck and no answers, and was advised to post here, to get help from Android specialists. I installed several Android-x86 OS, to play with them, and to ...
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Adding custom bootup script to Android-x86 Nougat

I've been happy using Android-x86 Nougat on my system. Thanks to everyone who made that work. I'm now trying to make one small change which is that I want to run a custom init script (a shell script) ...
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Offline file transfer into Android-x86 virtual machine?

VirtualBox SMB servers are unfortunately unsupported by Android and it's third party file managers. How do I transfer files into an Android VM without needing to upload the file online (if no ...
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Android x86 version 7.1 xposed is bootlooping

Hey! After trying to install Xposed framework on every version of Android x86 I found out that Android x86 version 7.1 is the only version that xposed is "bootlooping" (r1 & r2 & rc). Is ...
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Android x86 not change resolution on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation

I installed android-x86_64-6.0-r3.iso and after launch I see: I tried to change resolution as described here: Android x86 Marshmallow not booting on Virtualbox and VMware Workstation https://www....
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How to resize Android screen in VirtualBox with UEFI?

I have 64-bit Android 7.1.2, obtained from android-x86_64-7.1-rc1.iso. I installed it on VirtualBox (latest version, 5.1.2.8) with UEFI mode. (The host is 64-bit Linux Lubuntu 16.04.) The ...
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Android x86 on VirtualBox - Apps cannot access internet

I recently installed Android x86 through VirtualBox onto my PC. It runs mostly fine (except for some weirdness with the mouse, which isn't really an issue) but for the fact that apps cannot detect the ...
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Android x86 and Remix OS stops at booting flash screen

I got a new Tecno Winpad 2 x64-based processor with 32bit Windows 10 OS and wanted to load Android and Ubuntu from external SDCard. I have no problem booting Ubuntu but Android stops at flash screen. ...
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Download apk with x86 native binaries

Is there a way to download APKs with x86 native binaries (from google play)? With raccoon, I can download APKs directly, but it only add an Note 5 as a device. That causes, that the APKs I download ...
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What is the difference between my Android 7 x86 Live CD, and actual installation? (Stuck on Boot Logo after installing)

I am trying to install Android from the Android-x86 project on my PC. I successfully built an ISO from source, and I can boot from it. The Live CD comes up without any issues. My problem only shows ...
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How does "GMSActivator.apk" work?

Android distributions for PC don't come with Google apps installed out of the box because they would need a Google licencing for that. Using those apps requires, according to some sources, a ...
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Need to invert Accelerometer Axis

I need a way to flip the x-axis of my accelerometer (When the value would be positive, I want to make the output negative, and vice-versa). Currently, if I tilt the tablet into portrait mode (or ...
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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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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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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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booting Android x86 live from USB-Stick => How to access USB-drive-data?

I used rufus to create an Android x86 on an old 4GB-FAT32-USB-Stick. Downloaded the .apk I want to use. Started the Android live off the stick. NOW How do I access the USB-Sick from the running live ...
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Androix X86, Phoenix os cant rotate screen, suggestions?

Hi I am trying to fix rotation of my touch screen, I have installed Android X86 on my old PC. And attached it to a touch screen. My problem is the touch screen seems to be frozen on one default ...
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black screen after grub menu in android-x86

I installed and ran android-x86 5.1 on virtual box and it was run. But I had problem with mouse pointer because of the guest additions. So I installed it on gnome boxes but after grub menu screen is ...
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Android x86 isn't working in virtualbox

I have installed android x86 in virtualbox. But its not booting now. After installation it pop up a message "Android x86 installed successfully". Then I power off the vm and remove the iso ...
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Stuck booting screen on Remix os and Android x86

I have a Lenovo ideapad 330s (uefi and legacy supported) and a 4gb flash drive (seq read 20-ish MB/s and seq write 4-5-ish MB/s / random read 5-7ish MB/s and random write 0.70-0.73 MB/s) 1)remix OS ...
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"Rusty magisk: Root (/) is not writable (os error 30)" error on Bliss OS 14.x 32-bit

I installed Bliss OS 14.x 32-bit on my PC. When I start it, I get this error: Rusty magisk: Root (/) is not writable (os error 30) This happens on installation and live. Any idea to fix it?