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flyinHawaiian
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Android Emulators

Post by flyinHawaiian » Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:16 pm

I recently bought an old refurb dell latitude E6500 with Linux installed. This is my first ever experience with this system and its been an interesting learning curve. i had a emulator on my old PC and would like to put one on here but I have no idea what to, what programs are compatible, or if its even possible. I tried Anbox but it said my architecture wasn't compatible but i may have done something wrong. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Android Emulators

Post by rickNS » Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:58 pm

flyinHawaiian wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:16 pm
i had a emulator on my old PC and would like to put one on here but I have no idea what to, what programs are compatible, or if its even possible. I tried Anbox but it said my architecture wasn't compatible but i may have done something wrong. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Most certainly possible.
May I suggest android x86 project. Not an emulator, but the whole OS you can install in it's own partition, or in a virtual machine.
Complete instructions here https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-andro ... ng-system/
Links for the android iso's here http://www.android-x86.org/

I chose the 7.1 r2 version of nougat, and it does work in virtual box on linux.
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Re: Android Emulators

Post by ajgringo619 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:17 pm

I keep waiting for Anbox to mature, but its development seems stuck. I still haven't been able to run any apps with it.
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Re: Android Emulators

Post by phd21 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:09 pm

Hi flyinHawaiian,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!

It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run "inxi -Fxzd" and "lsusb" from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough information.
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Re: Android Emulators

Post by flyinHawaiian » Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:58 am

System: Host: Refurb Kernel: 4.15.0-38-generic i686 bits: 32 gcc: 7.3.0
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine: Device: portable System: Dell product: Latitude E6500 serial: N/A
Mobo: Dell model: 0F327M serial: N/A
BIOS: Dell v: A18 date: 10/30/2009
Battery BAT0: charge: 57.7 Wh 115.2% condition: 50.1/57.7 Wh (87%)
model: Samsung SDI DELL PT43602 status: Full
CPU: Dual core Intel Core2 Duo P8700 (-MCP-)
arch: Penryn rev.10 cache: 3072 KB
flags: (lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10108
clock speeds: max: 2535 MHz 1: 1291 MHz 2: 1375 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA G98M [Quadro NVS 160M] bus-ID: 01:00.0
Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
drivers: nouveau (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1280x800@60.02hz
OpenGL: renderer: NV98 version: 3.3 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio: Card Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-38-generic
Network: Card-1: Intel 82567LM Gigabit Network Connection
driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: efe0 bus-ID: 00:19.0
IF: enp0s25 state: down mac: <filter>
Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
driver: ath9k bus-ID: 0b:00.0
IF: wlp11s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Card-3: Broadcom Limited BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller
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Drives: HDD Total Size: 80.0GB (22.5% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD800BJKT size: 80.0GB
Optical-1: /dev/sr0 model: MATSHITA DVD+-RW UJ892
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RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
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Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 175 Uptime: 12:35 Memory: 1361.2/2000.6MB
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 0a5c:5800 Broadcom Corp. BCM5880 Secure Applications Processor
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
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