Questions tagged [android-x86]

A port of the Android operating system designed to run on 32-bit computers and virtual machines

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Launch issue on android cuttlefish environment(AOSP codebase)

My environment is "Ubuntu 20.04 + 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1145G7 @ 2.60GHz". While triggering the 'launch_cvd' command on my repo, I didn't received "Virtual device Boot completed&...
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Is it possible to convert an ISO file into a DEB file?

I got curious about installing any version of Windows on my system which runs Ubuntu 20.04 (64bit). It was relatively easier installing Android x86 but I hit a snag when I tried using the same ...
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Stuck On "Detecting Android-x86.. found at dev/sda1" While installing Android 9.1-r2 (x64) In VirtualBox

First of all, I'm frustrated as hell, I'm facing this problem for the last 6 months when I first thought to try android on a PC. Till then, I've tried multiple iso's from android 7 to android 9 but ...
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Getting error - data.img failed to create in android x86

Recently, I tried to install Android x86 (8.1) on my PC, When I gave the data.img size as default value i.e. 2048 MB it worked fine but when I gave it a larger size like 10240 MB (10 GB) it gives an ...
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i think i ruined my pc

i tried to boot the andriod 86 on a partition on the E: drive , then i couldn't boot to my windows os anymore i managed to get to the bios and putting my windows ssd to the top of the boot , it ...
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laptop won't boot any OS no windows,no linux,no android x86 7 r5

I have a dell vostro 1015 core 2 duo with 3GB of RAM and a Seagate HDD with 250GB capacity, when I turn it off and leave it for a long time, it boots up any OS and works normally, but takes a short ...
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Virtualbox with Android on MacOS

Same virtualbox version with same Android version works fine on Windows 7, but doesn't work on MacOS 10.15 And the computer running windows has lower specs than the Macbook running Macos. On Macos it ...
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Android x86 i686 version doesnt have a ISO

So, i'm trying to install android on a old laptop i have laying around, it runs on i686, when i go to the android x86 site the only file i can download is a RPM, only the 64 bit version has a iso, ...
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How to get VirtualBox to stop receiving keyboard input during installation of Android OS?

I am currently installing android 5.1 os using VirtualBox,. During the configuration at installing GRUB the VirtualBox will interpreting my keyboard input and print the key input at the black part. ...
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Booting off an iso file or efi file on an UEFI-enabled computer with windows on it

The Scenario is something like this: I have an UEFI-Enabled computer with a clean installation of Windows 10 on it. I would like to dualboot it with Android x86 but without using any external usb ...
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VirtualBox will not allow me to select VBoxVGA or VBoxSVGA with 3D acceleration selected when setting up Android x86

I'm trying to get Android x86 running in VirtualBox, to test it out as a viable replacement for my RPi 3B running OSMC, because I want something that I can install Netflix and other on demand TV ...
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Dual boot 2 Android-86 based distro (Bliss OS and PrimeOS)

I try to make a dual boot Bliss OS/Prime OS, but whatever I do, there is always only one entry in the boot menu, it's Prime. What I did: I tried to install Bliss OS first, then install Prime OS on ...
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How to install Phoenix OS from Linux?

I'm under a Linux Live session (Ubuntu with Multisystem). Phoenix OS has an .exe installer, installing it in dualboot or multiboot with Linux OS, is not as easy-peasy as with the other x86 based ...
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Recovering from bootloop/can't boot in Android-x86 OS

I installed several Android-x86 OS, to play with them, and to test which one is the best for my needs, Bliss OS, Prime OS, Phoenix OS... I'd like to know what is the safer way to play with the ...
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Create bootable USB with boot manager to dual-boot Windows and Android x86

I tried to install Remix OS (Android x86) on my Windows 10 computer. Unfortunately it overwrote my current bootloader and now I can't boot into Windows nor the newly installed Android. What should I ...
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intel Haxm is running but not recognized by android studio

Im using android studio3.6.1 on windows10. I have installed intelhaxm but it's not recognized by android studio. as you see in pic1 its running pic1 but it is NOT recognized as installed in android ...
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Extract specific arch and version of apk from play store

I would like to download an apk from the playstore. I own the app, and am enrolled in the beta program for it. The problem is, I need an x86 beta version of the app. Searching around is hard, given ...
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Which Android-x86 download to choose? (i686, x86_64, k49)?

On the Android-x86 download page, the following are listed. What is the difference between these? And which one to download to install on, for e.g., an Intel-based PC (i5)? Thank you very much. ...
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Android (x86) USB on PC "This is not a bootable disk"

TL;DR: I installed Android x86 on USB with main HDD detached. Now whenever I want to use that Android on USB, I have to detach HDD, else USB doesn't boot & says This is not a bootable device. I ...
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Don't boot in Android GUI, just in command line

I have the same issue as in this post but I want to know what I have to do in a real machine to solve it. I want to load Android x86 GUI normaly but this load into command line.
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Bootloader Installation failed, Android X86, Virtual Box

I am trying to use Android x86 8.1 in Virtual Box using Ubuntu 18.04 as a Host OS, the problem is that once it is installed, if I send the shutdown signal, and then shut down the system ... When I ...
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So can I not use Android Studio on this computer? Missing SSSE3

Tried to run a few emulators in Android Studio to test the basic activity and got this: 11:50 PM Emulator: emulator: WARNING: Host CPU is missing the following feature(s) required for x86 ...
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android-emulator exiting with code 2

my android-emulator kept saying that haxm was unable to open the vm and then exiting with code 2. Haxm was installed on the system with android properly, my bios supports V-Tx and it is enabled and it ...
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Android x86 on KVM-QEMU issue with the sound

My OS is Xubuntu 18.04. I recently installed qemu-kvm as well as Virtual Machine Manager. I created a virtual machine for Android x86 7.1 using the VM wizard. Everything works fine with the default ...
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Running into problems with Android OSes in Virtualbox

I've tried most of the popular Android OSes on VirtualBox, I'm only using VirtualBox because my laptop absolutely hates having any other system than Windows 10 on it. These are my results: PrimeOS: ...
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Android x86 select Sound Card

I really really hope that someone can help me, I spent days trying to get it to work, but to no avail. So here goes: I have a small HP Tablet (Pavilion x2) and installed Android x86. The newest ...
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How to install ARM translation on an Android emulator inside Docker

I want to install an ARM .apk onto a x86 Android emulator. It already works with libhoudini and Genymotion. Now I want to use libhoudini with docker-android. I already tried the solution from How to ...
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Windows: How to force Android Emulator to use Intel HAXM

Emulator tries to use WHPX instead of HAXM. Both HyperV and Windows Hypervisor Platform feature disabled. However log shows when running emulator from command line, it still tries to use WHPX via "-...
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VirtualBox - Android x86 - Don't boot in GUI but just in command line

I followed a lot of different tutorials to install Android_x86 on VirtualBox (actually I want to install Android on a virtual machine, so if you have alternatives, I'm interested), I followed its step ...
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Android Studio error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: net/miginfocom/layout/PlatformDefaults

I recently unzipped the latest Windows 10 32-bit Android Studio version and followed the guide to running the program. Everything was unzipped properly. When I run the android studio application, it ...
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Display issue - Android x86 - Lenovo Miix 310

I'm trying to install Android x86 on my Lenovo Miix 310. I made a bootable USB, entered setup mode in the device and booted the USB. I can see the menu on which I can choose from live, live debug, ...
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In Debian Using Android TV x86 Emulator Image with QEMU/KVM

If I am correct, Android Emulator uses KVM/QEMU for virtualization. Since there is no standalone Android TV x86 installer floating around I need to use these images to create myself a virtual Android ...
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How to copy wifi kernel from one version of Android x86 to another

I am using Android x86 8.1 rc-2 in my PC. The problem is that WiFi is not working on it. I had even used Android x86 7.1 rc-2 in my PC and WiFi was working on that. How can I copy wifi kernel from ...
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Android x86 Ethernet

I have installed Android x86 7.1 r2 and Remix OS last update installed. My WiFi adapter does not work. But my android USB tethering sometimes works on android x86 only when connected before boot. ...
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Android-x86 8.1 installed from Linux .rpm not fully booting - looping log entries

I recently downloaded the .rpm package for Android x86 8.1, used Alien to convert to a .deb, and installed it (after modifying the post-config script to use /etc/grub.d/40_custom instead of /boot/grub/...
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Can I delete the data partition from my hard drive?

I have a 500gb hard drive and I am trying to install Android x86 on it, alongside Windows and Ubuntu. A long time ago (before I had Ubuntu) I had to get my motherboard replaced, so somewhere along ...
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android-x86 7.1-r2 (Nougat) on a Lenovo PC has kernel bug with wireless card

i put the most recent version of android-x86 on a Lenovo touch screen PC and everything works great... except the wifi. it never finds any networks and says disabled in settings with no way to enable ...
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Android-x86 VM does not respond to ping

I have two VMs in VirtualBox, one Ubuntu 16.04 and one Android-x86 32-bit. I have set both of them to be on the same internal network. In the Android VM, I ran the following (using Alt-F1): android:~...
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I am getting an “eth0: no such device” when running android-x86-4.0 on a VirtualBox VM in bridged mode

Recently I installed android-x86-4.0-r1.1-asus_laptop.iso on VirtualBox virtual machine. After installation I set network type as bridge adapter, eth0 and started the virtual machine then opened ...
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Can't install apk in android x86

I have android x86 dual booted with windows 8.1 on my machine. It's android 6.0. And I'm trying to install a apk file in x86 and it gives me a 'Can't open file' error. I checked all apps in settings......
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Android x86 on PC black screen error

I have just installed Android 7.1 (from Android x86 project) on my PC and have encountered an error. I have Windows 10 as main OS and Android 7.1 as secondary. I was trying to create dual boot. When I ...
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Android-x86 7.1 in VirtualBox: cannot click any games menu

I've succesfully installed Android-x86 7.1-RC1 x64 in VirtualBox 5.1.28 on Windows 10 x64. Everything works as expected, but I'm unable to click games menu: clicks don't register. For example: this ...
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Androidx86 touch screen not working. I have no idea what to do

I tried to do a lot of research on this but couldn't solve the issue. I have tried installing android 6.0 r3, 7.1rc1, 6.0 r2 (64bits all of them) from this link http://www.android-x86.org/download. It ...
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How can I use my Android partitions for Windows?

I have a dual-boot Android/Windows mini PC. How can I make I use the Android partitions for Windows, without breaking the Android to much? (I have external disks, but there are some things like SWAP ...
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Installing Android-x86 on Windows?

Can you install Android-x86 on the same partition as the Windows?
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Why I don't have "Bootable" in cgdisk?

When I follow this tutorial, they have a "bootable" button to make bootable a partition. I have this screen however: So, what must I do to make bootable my 8 GB partition ?
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Installing Android 6.0 x86 on Hyper-V crashes after asking about GRUB

I'm trying to install Android 6.0 x86 as the guest OS on Hyper-V. I was able to successfully install Android 4.4 but not 6.0 When I run through the installation process it formats the partition then ...
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Best free Android apps to restrict & filter inappropriate YouTube content for children [closed]

I am looking for an Android app for tablets in order to restrict & filter inappropriate YouTube content for children. I have looked at lots of different apps but I cannot be sure if they fulfill ...
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Android x86- GRUB Loader Error 17 [duplicate]

Let see if this is the right place... I installed and have ran Android -x86 on a virtual machine. Everything works great until I have to force dismount the ISO file from the machine, so that it can ...
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How to edit contents of a vmdk disk image (ext4) on Windows

I'm running Android-x86 on a VMware Virtual Machine. The .vmdk contains a single partition, formatted as ext4, and for that (and other) reasons I simply cannot mount it with the so-called "Disk Mount ...
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