Install or Mount
IOM for short
DISCLAIMER I am not responsible for you, your device, families devices if you use this script. You use at your own risk.
The install-or-mount script (iom) will build a chroot environment, on the device.
It will create the proper image and download the necessary packages for the image.
[Q] What distro's can we use?
[A] Currently, Ubuntu precise - saucy, Kali.
[Q] I want xyz distro can we get it?
[A] Yes, if users would like it and it is possible I will add upon request.
[Q] Can you I access the VNC GUI from my PC?
[A] Yes, you can See post http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=149
[Q] Can I ssh from my PC to the device?
[A] Yes, but it depends what Ubuntu version. Ubuntu saucy does work. Ubuntu precise does not
[Q] Can I just use the busybox included in IOM?
[A] No, the busybox included is a stripped down version to be compatible with most Android versions.
[Q] Can I connect to the GUI from the device
[A] Yes, using VNC, I use https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....android&hl=en
[Q] Can I compile arm binary's to run on an Android device.
[A] Yes, the apt-get install make gcc. Will install the arm compilers no need to setup a cross-compiler. This is limited however as some android libs would be missing
[Q] Will there be an APP on the Google Play Store.
[A] No, probably not. This is for others to learn also, If an app was created it would make things simpler then they are.
[Q] Is this project under source control.
[A] Yes, on my local system, however, I do have a github, but I have not pushed anything to it as of yet. Maybe in the future.
[Q] How can I help?
[A] Maybe, Send me a private message ?
[Q] Why was this project made when there are other projects that are similar?
[A] I initially started this for another project to help out, but it seems that project has died.
[Q] LXDE no longer installs automatically why?
[A] The depend packages fail, which is out of my control manually install with sudo sh /root/install-lxde-packages
extract the zip to /data/local
open a terminal or adb shell
get root access
help for command line
sh iom --help
sh iom --install --size=1 --distro=1 /data/local/linux.img /data/local/chroot
sh iom --auto=1
sh iom --mountonly /data/local/linux.img /data/local/chroot
install-or-mount | iom for short, a Tool/Utility for the Android General
Current Stable Version: 0.8
Stable Release Date: 2014-03-11
Last Updated 2014-03-11