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Android x86 is a software port to normal pc s. [http://www.android-x86.org/ Android x86 Homepage]
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Android x86 is a software port to normal '''pc''' s. [http://www.android-x86.org/ Android x86 Homepage]
  
The current stable release is [http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote_1_6_r2 Android-x86 1.6-r2 ], based upon donut.
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The current stable release is [http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote_1_6_r2 Android-x86 1.6-r2], based upon donut.
  
==short step for a running system==
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'''DONUT 1.6 r2'''
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==short steps to get a running system==
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===Running the system from boot medium CD or USB-Stick===
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* download CD-Image [http://www.android-x86.org/download android-x86-1.6-r2.iso] or USB-Image [http://www.android-x86.org/download android-x86-1.6-r2_usb.img.gz]
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* burn cd image or for the usb-image use the following commands on a linux box "gunzip http://www.android-x86.org/download" and "dd if=android-x86-1.6-r2_usb.img of=/dev/sda" (of=/dev/sda is depending on where your linux mounted your usb-stick)
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* boot from created medium and choose the first menu entry "Live USB - Run Android-x86 without Installation"
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* in android goto settings/sound & display/screen timeout and set to "never timeout"
  
==sound==
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===run the system from harddisk===
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s. as well the [http://www.android-x86.org/ installation section on android-x86.org]
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* boot from CD or USB-Stick android x86 boot menu choose the fourth option "Installation - Install Android-x86 1.6-r2 to harddisk"
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* select "Create/Modify partitions" and create a bootable partition with cfdisk
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* select created partition e.g. sda1 and format with e.g. ext3
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* install GRUB by selecting 'yes'
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* reboot system and boot from harddisk and select the default menu entry "Android-x86 1.6-r2"
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* in android goto settings/sound & display/screen timeout and set to "never timeout"
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==details for a running system==
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===SD-card===
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for mounting an sd card see [http://www.android-x86.org/documents/sdcardhowto]
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===navigation===
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===sound===
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===video===
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===application errors===
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* menu /settings/about phone/System tutorial -> Sorry! The application settings (process com.android.settings) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.
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==Development==
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===improvements/request for changes===
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* set "settings/sound & display/screen timeout" to "never timeout" as for an x86 system there is no need to timeout an new users don't know what happens.
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===errors===
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===shell===

Revision as of 09:09, 27 April 2010

Android x86 is a software port to normal pc s. Android x86 Homepage

The current stable release is Android-x86 1.6-r2, based upon donut.

DONUT 1.6 r2

short steps to get a running system

Running the system from boot medium CD or USB-Stick

  • download CD-Image android-x86-1.6-r2.iso or USB-Image android-x86-1.6-r2_usb.img.gz
  • burn cd image or for the usb-image use the following commands on a linux box "gunzip http://www.android-x86.org/download" and "dd if=android-x86-1.6-r2_usb.img of=/dev/sda" (of=/dev/sda is depending on where your linux mounted your usb-stick)
  • boot from created medium and choose the first menu entry "Live USB - Run Android-x86 without Installation"
  • in android goto settings/sound & display/screen timeout and set to "never timeout"

run the system from harddisk

s. as well the installation section on android-x86.org

  • boot from CD or USB-Stick android x86 boot menu choose the fourth option "Installation - Install Android-x86 1.6-r2 to harddisk"
  • select "Create/Modify partitions" and create a bootable partition with cfdisk
  • select created partition e.g. sda1 and format with e.g. ext3
  • install GRUB by selecting 'yes'
  • reboot system and boot from harddisk and select the default menu entry "Android-x86 1.6-r2"
  • in android goto settings/sound & display/screen timeout and set to "never timeout"


details for a running system

SD-card

for mounting an sd card see [1]

navigation

sound

video

application errors

  • menu /settings/about phone/System tutorial -> Sorry! The application settings (process com.android.settings) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.

Development

improvements/request for changes

  • set "settings/sound & display/screen timeout" to "never timeout" as for an x86 system there is no need to timeout an new users don't know what happens.

errors

shell