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outlaw
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Android-x86 virtual machine

#1 Post by outlaw » Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:02 pm

Is any one running android-x86 as a virtual machine?

VirtualBox guest additions are not available for the android-x86 platform.
The virtual android machine is worthless without guest additions even simple graphics are very jittery and I can't change the screen size.

Googling around for solutions I found this ...
Just use the Android AVD's with HAXM or KVM acceleration. I can tell you right now that an Android AVD w/ HAXM acceleration running on any decent Intel chip w/ host gpu acceleration is FAST. It will also be more true to life experience than the x86 project's image (granted, they're both x86 instruction sets at the end of the day).

Also, the peripheral usage on these our seamless, and intel android images are out day 1 side by side with google's images.
I don't have any idea what this means: ]Just use the Android AVD's with HAXM or KVM acceleration.
Another solution proposed was to use the remote desktop option?

Thanks in advance for any advice / suggestions offered.

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Re: Android-x86 virtual machine

#2 Post by fehlix » Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:19 pm

outlaw wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:02 pm
I don't have any idea what this means: ]Just use the Android AVD's with HAXM or KVM acceleration.
Another solution proposed was to use the remote desktop option?
It's meant KVM aka QEMU-KVM (on linux), which you can install through MXPI.
It's fairly easy to setup (ok, if you know how :p )
Havn't tried Androids emulator recently but QEMU can be setup with fairly good graphic support.
Shared folder is a bit tricky. BTW: Gnome Boxes is effectively a "simple" wrapper around KVM/QEMU.
I've recently used Qemu with testing our "splash" support during boot with is not available with VirtualBox.
MultiBootUsb ( http://multibootusb.org/ does also provide a out of the Box KWV/QEmu suport to run ISO's within KVM,
so you can check them out before installing within e.g Qemu/KVM VM.
Not sure whether MultiBooUSB is providing all QEMU option to boot Android AVD emulator in QEMU out of the box.
See here for more clarification :rolleyes: ( https://developer.android.com/studio/ru ... ommandline )
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Re: Android-x86 virtual machine

#3 Post by duane » Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:10 pm

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