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By mickeyasamoah, Senior Member on 30th May 2013, 04:47 PM
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SO, I WAS READING ( as i always do) AND CAME ACROSS A GROUP OF DEVELOPERS WHO HAVE MANAGED TO GET UBUNTU,LINUX,BACKTRACK 5 AND OTHER OS's TO RUN ON ANDROID.

THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT U DONT HAVE TO FLASH IT AS A ROM OR ANYTHING. AND IT ALSO DOESNT MESS UP YOUR ANDROID SYSTEM. ITS WORKS LIKE A VIRTUAL MACHINE, TO BREAK IT DOWN IT RUNS ON TOP OF YOUR ANDROID OS JUST LIKE ANY APPLICATION WOULD DO. BUT IT NEEDS A KERNEL THAT SUPPORTS LOOP DEVICES.(Dont really know what that is)

I PERNSONALLY TRIED IT ON THE MYTOUCH 4G AND IT WORKS VERY WELL, ONLY FOR A LITTLE BIT OF SLOWNESS (that happens when u have lots of apps running in the background.) SO I SUGGEST YOU RUN IT AFTER A REBOOT.

I TESTED IT ON THESE ROMS AND KERNELS

ROM KERNEL
***DARK UNICORN RESURECTED**** ****COMB_KERNEL_WOB****** (dont know about the rest of thier kernels).

***PACman_GLACIER v22.0.1********* ************3.0.66_CODERZS_KERNEL_2************

*****CYANOGENMOD 7.2*************** ************ COMB_KERNEL_WOB*****


THERE MIGHT BE OTHER ROMS AND KERNELS THAT MIGHT WORK. SO YOU HAVE TO TEST THEM AND FIND OUT.


NOW HERE IS A LINK TO THE WEBSITE

[[ http://linuxonandroid.org/ ]]


FOR IT TO WORK YOU WOULD HAVE TO DOWNLOAD THE LUNCH APP (Its an APK file). THEN YOU DOWNLOAD THE IMAGE OF YOUR CHOICE BEING IT UBUNTU, LINUX,DEBIAN,BACKTRACK5 ETC....


FOR DOWNLOADS, YOU CAN VISIT THESE SITES:


FOR THE APK OR THE LUNCH APP VISIT

HERE: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...3.apk/download ]]

OR

[[ https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...linuxonandroid ]]


FOR THE IMAGES YOU CAN VISIT

HERE: [[ http://linuxonandroid.org/downloads/ ]]


OR FOR SPECIFIC IMAGES, YOU CAN VIST THESE SITES
NOTE: SOME OF THE OS's HAVE CORE,SMALL AND FULL IMAGES. THE CORE IMAGES, WELL CONTAIN THE CORE FILES WITH JUST A COUPLE OF APPS INSTALLED.(I wont post the link for the core images but if you want it visit the link posted above). THE SMALL IMAGE HAS LIMITED SOFTWARES PRE-INSTALLED WHILES THE FULL HAS MANY OR A WIDE RANGE OF SOFTWARES PRE-INSTALLED.

**********UBUNTU*******************
FULL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...l.zip/download ]]

SMALL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...l.zip/download ]]


**********BACKTRACK*************
IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...e.zip/download ]]


**********FEDORA****************
FULL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...e.zip/download ]]

SMALL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...l.zip/download ]]


********OPENSUSE*******
CORE IMAGE (its the only image available at the moment)

LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...zip/download]]


*********DEBIAN**********
SMALL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...l.zip/download ]]

FULL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...e.zip/download ]]


*******ARCHLINUX*********
SMALL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...l.zip/download ]]

FULL IMAGE
LINK: [[ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linu...e.zip/download ]]

THATS ABOUT IT FOR THE IMAGES FOR NOW.

NOTE: FOR THIS TO WORK ROOT IS NEED AND A FULL INSTALLATION OF BUSYBOX AND TERMINAL EMULATOR AND ANDROID VNC VIEWER. AND ALSO, I TAKE NO CREDIT FOR THIS, I AM JUST HELPING OUT SO THAT PEOPLE CAN KNOW ABOUT IT.

HELP IS GIVEN IN THE APK. SO HOW HARD CAN IT BE

SO I THINK THATS ALL FOR NOW GUYS.

IF I HAVE HELP YOU, PLEASE USE THE THANKS BUTTON.
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30th May 2013, 05:47 PM |#2  
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Why are you yelling?

you mean the CAPS?? Sorry Lol.
30th May 2013, 06:04 PM |#4  
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Lol. Yeah you don't need all capitals calm down xD.

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31st May 2013, 07:13 AM |#5  
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Nice find

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31st May 2013, 05:43 PM |#6  
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I'm gonna install Ubuntu and see how it is.

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31st May 2013, 05:51 PM |#7  
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I'm gonna install Ubuntu and see how it is.

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Sure. Go ahead and try. its nice. And after messing around with it you would like it.

And most of its commands work on android in the terminal emulator.
1st June 2013, 03:42 AM |#8  
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Haha I actually like it. But how do I find wifi in Ubuntu small image.

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You have to open the terminal in Ubuntu. Then u type
"sudo -s" (it would ask for your password, enter it.)

Then type
"iwlist scan"
It would give you a whole number of interfaces. But WiFi should be on "p2p0".

Or u can type

"sudo -s"

"iwlist p2p0 scanning"



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Ahahah

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