1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

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1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by ypersyntelykos » Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:19 am

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The questions are :
1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??
2.How i can install Linux applications in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??
3.Exist linux for mobile phones ??
Last edited by karlchen on Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:07 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Moved from "Main Edition" to "Chat about Linux", because this is no Linux Mint support question. Linux Mint does not support the ARM processors in Android phones.
I try to create home dual network
a) Desktop (windows 7 pro)
b) Laptop (Linux mint 18.3)
c) Desktop (windows 7)
d) Laptop (windows 10)
e) Tablet (android 4.4)
f) Phone (android.4.4.2.Kitkat)
any suggestion and help accepted

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by deepakdeshp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:30 am

Information about Ubuntu phone
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Touch
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by jimallyn » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:56 pm

Mint won't install on Android phones because Android phones use ARM processors, not x86/AMD64, and those are the only processors that Mint supports. Android is actually based on Linux, so you are kinda-sorta running Linux already. But it doesn't have the libraries and such to run all the Linux programs we are used to. There is a fully free/open source version of Android available, called LineageOS. It doesn't have all of Google's bloatware in it, and it has features that aren't available in Google's Android. LineageOS has versions for most phones. There are Linux distributions that do support ARM processors: Ubuntu, Redhat, Debian, and more, but it might take some work to get them running on a phone.
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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by ypersyntelykos » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:46 am

Thanks all for your help-answers
I will try to install the LineageOS
I try to create home dual network
a) Desktop (windows 7 pro)
b) Laptop (Linux mint 18.3)
c) Desktop (windows 7)
d) Laptop (windows 10)
e) Tablet (android 4.4)
f) Phone (android.4.4.2.Kitkat)
any suggestion and help accepted

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by jimallyn » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:06 pm

ypersyntelykos wrote:I will try to install the LineageOS
Please let us know how that works for you. I have been thinking about moving my phone to LineageOS myself.
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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by smurphos » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:03 am

If you want/need to use Linux Command Line applications - Termux is worth a look. It needs Android 5.0 or above though so you'll need something like LineageOS before hand anyway on your device.

https://termux.com/

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by lmuserx4849 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:34 am

Maybe this is an option: Guide: Installing and Running a GNU/Linux Environment on Any Android Device.

I'm looking at apps for android 7 on a new device, and I so would like to bring gnu apps over. I am using ff. I installed adobe to read pdf's, just cause I couldn't find anything else. I need an editor and spreadsheet. It's difficult to fine filter the google store apps. Sometimes I get a message, "no optimized for your device". I'm trying to be smart (safe) about what I download. I want to get some ebooks or pdfs to read, and I'd like to own them and download them, so I guess that leaves out amz. But packtpub books are $5 and downloadable. Cool!.

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by ypersyntelykos » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:11 am

Unfortunatelly the LineageOS dont working
i will tryu another way to install Linux mint in my mobile phone
any suggestion ??

The question is if i delete the android can i make clear install linux mint in my mobile phone ???
Elephone p3000s ??
I try to create home dual network
a) Desktop (windows 7 pro)
b) Laptop (Linux mint 18.3)
c) Desktop (windows 7)
d) Laptop (windows 10)
e) Tablet (android 4.4)
f) Phone (android.4.4.2.Kitkat)
any suggestion and help accepted

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Re: 1.How to install Linux mint in Android phone (4.4.2 Kitkat) ??

Post by Moem » Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:17 am

ypersyntelykos wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:11 am
The question is if i delete the android can i make clear install linux mint in my mobile phone ???
No, that will not work. Jimallyn already told you:
Mint won't install on Android phones because Android phones use ARM processors, not x86/AMD64, and those are the only processors that Mint supports.
And that hasn't changed.
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