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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to check the current platform of Android OS?

There are 4 common platform such as: ARM, ARM64, x86 and x86_64 on which Android can run. How can I check which platform I'm on within Android OS? So I can check whether my app is compatible with it ...
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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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How to run Android in Virtualbox on Linux?

For days I try to get Android 5 or higher running inside Virtualbox on Linux (here: Mint 18.1), without success. At best, I get past the boot menu (Grub), the system switches to graphics mode, and I ...
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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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Android 6.0 x86_64 bit boot stuck at root@x86_64:/ on Windows Hyper-V

I have been trying to start up and Android x86 (64-bit) on Hyper-V using the latest edition available from http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-6-0-r2http I have installed it with GRUB and ...
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Change orientation in androidx86

How can I fully rotate my screen and not only resize it like in the picture? In already tried several rotation apps in the play store. I tried via root shell the commands: wm size, settings put ...
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How do I install Xposed Framework on Android x86 running in Virtual Box?

I downloaded Android Marshmallow from the Android x86 project and installed it on Virtual Box. I am now running Marshmallow on Virtual Box on my Mac computer. I looked up instructions on how to ...
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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 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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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 6.0 boot stuck on Boot Logo in VMWare

Today I downloaded the ISO file for the latest Android X86 (64-bit)version - the stable build for Android 6.0 AKA Marhmallow - from https://osdn.jp/projects/android-x86/downloads/65890/android-x86_64-...
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Android on virtualbox can't move mouse pointer

I installed Android-x86 6.0-r3.iso in VirtualBox Manager 5.1.22_Ubuntu (Ubuntu 17.04). Now if I want to touch anything via mouse pointer I have to move the pointer but I can't move the pointer without ...
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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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Can't change screen resolution of Android-x86_64 installed in UEFI mode

I previously used vga=ask and vga=<num> in Android-x86 6.0 to set the display resolution in VMWare and now in QEMU/KVM. Now I downloaded and installed Android-x86_64 (CyanogenMod 13), in QEMU, ...
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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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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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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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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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Why Android x86 9.0 boots in command line and not in GUI?

i just installed android x86 9.0c and i don't know why it doesn't boot on GUI mode and it boots only in commandline then after some seconds i can only see just a dash appearing and disappearing. I ...
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Is it possible to install an app compiled for ARM on an x86 emulator image

I tried to install an apk from online on a virtual device, but it wouldn't install due to INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS. I'm able to install it on an ARM image, but ARM images are super slow on my ...
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Android x86 Stuck at A N D R O I D x86_64:/

I downloaded Android x86 7.1 from Android x86 Project website. I have made a Virtual Machine for it in the VMware Player. It's stuck at VMware settings are as follows: 1 Core, 2048 RAM, 20GB ...
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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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Default kernel version of Android-x86 ISO

I know that android-x86[...]-k49.iso means it is using kernel version 4.9, but for some ISO like android-x86[...]-r4.iso, the kernel version is not mentioned. Since 64-bit isn't booting for me, it ...
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Why can't Wi-Fi be enabled in Android-x86 inside VirtualBox?

If I enter the Wi-Fi settings of Android-x86 (currently v8.1-r1) inside VirtualBox (currently v6.0.4) and turn it on, why does it just immediately get turned off? Some Android apps try to find ...
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How can I install flashable zips in Android-x86

I have recently started running Android-x86 version 6.0-RC1 on my iMac, and I am considering making it on of my several daily drivers. There is one major issue however that is casting some doubt: I ...
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Android-x86 stuck at black screen and a static underscore _

I have a very similar problem to e.g. here. I installed Android-x86 on a partition on my Acer Aspire Switch 10E next to Windows. I added Grub as trusted boot option in the UEFI and let Secure Boot ...
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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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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 9.0 x86 apps keep crashing - no native bridge

So I'm not an expert in Android or in OSes in general although I can make my way around a Linux environment, just to add as a pretext. I recently installed Android 9 x86 on a Linx 1010b tablet (Intel ...
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Running "tcpdump" on Android shell gives error: "not executable: 32-bit ELF file"

I'm trying to install tcpdump to monitor network traffic. I've tried multiple versions from link1 and link2. Whenever I try to execute I get an error: ~$ adb connect 192.168.1.10:5555 ~$ adb root ~$ ...
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Nexcom VTC 6200 installing Android 4.2 or higher

I've got a Nexcom VTC 6200-NI-DK box wich is a bit obsolete but nevertheless I'd like to install Android on it. As far as I understand its spec is far from being top notch: CPU - Intel Atom D510 Dual ...
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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 ...