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I have installed Kubunto 10.04 (Android project recommended development environment) on Virtualbox 4.1.16. I have installed the Virtualbox guest additions and have full-screen graphics on the guest. I am trying to work with OpenGL but I get the following messages (e.g. for glxinfo):

OpenGL Warning: Host doesn't accept our version 5.1. Make sure you have appropriate additions installed! OpenGL Warning: Failed to connect to host. Make sure 3D acceleration is enabled for this VM.

I have set the 3D acceleration support for the VM in the Virtualbox console.

Any ideas on how to get it to work?

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You can easily develop for Android also on Windows or MacOSX. There is no need to use Linux for that. –  Mārtiņš Možeiko Jun 26 '12 at 5:05
    
I am talking about the Android source project (source.android.com)... I think it's possible to build it from either Linux of Mac OS X. Anyways, this is a more general question. –  smichak Jun 26 '12 at 6:26
    
Your question better fits SuperUser. Voting to close as off-topic. –  datenwolf Jun 26 '12 at 7:16
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The answer is already in StackOverflow, here:

How do I run the Android Emulator after a Build?

Or, better, in the Android emulator site:

http://developer.android.com/tools/devices/emulator.html#accel-vm

(I learnt it the hard way: I was trying to use a XP SP3 virtual machine for Android development)

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