Android 4.0 for x86 – Install Android 4.0 using KVM in your Linux

Thanks to the project Android-x86, now Android 4.0 is able to run in our PC stably. Just installed Android 4.0 in my Fedora 18 Linux using KVM – it is stable and cool! This post shares some key points for running Android in KVM. Have fun!

0. Android_x86

http://www.android-x86.org/

1. Get the ROM

http://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list
http://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/detail?name=android-x86-4.2-20130228.iso&can=2&q=

2. KVM install for Ubuntu (works great for Fedora)

http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/03/how-to-install-android-x86-40-using.html

3. Hints

a. Choose the format of your virtual disk to be ‘raw’ instead of others.
b. Give the memory for your Android at least 2GB to accelerate the speed.

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