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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:07 PM

yes, is possible to run linux even on your android smartphone !

check that link

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/features/run-linux-on-android-part-1

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:15 PM

Isn't Android based on Linux? :)

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:21 PM

hi alexstrasza,

there so many infos around on how to run linux os on an android mobile device

yes, is possible to run linux on a smartphone or any mobile device that currently run android

is really simple if you follow the link i have posted earlier

linux on android ? - why not !

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 10:23 AM

Isn't Android based on Linux? :)

 

 

hi alexstrasza,

there so many infos around on how to run linux os on an android mobile device

yes, is possible to run linux on a smartphone or any mobile device that currently run android

is really simple if you follow the link i have posted earlier

linux on android ? - why not !

She was asking isn't Android essentially Linux. Which yes, it is. At its core, Android runs a Linux Kernel.

 

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The problem usually with running a Linux operating system on an Android device is the technology and hardware that is begin used in that phone/tablet. Alot of the phones are running ARM architecture, which typical Linux distros do not support. There are various distros that have ARM support though. Ubuntu is one of them that is developing this support. They have actually started making their own phone now.


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 12:45 PM

You can of course run Android on a PC, http://www.android-x86.org/  I don't know how good it works 

 

This guy also develops an Android  system to install http://linux.exton.net/?p=176  but he seems to be charging $9 for the experience. 

 

It could be beneficial if you had a Android mobile device as well i guess,  I don't so have no need to try it really



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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:01 PM

dear DeimosChaos thanks very much for the info !!!!!

thanks dear shadow-warrior for the kind explanation

i will try to install linux on my smartphone....

thanks again

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:06 PM

dear DeimosChaos thanks very much for the info !!!!!

thanks dear shadow-warrior for the kind explanation

i will try to install linux on my smartphone....

thanks again

 

There really isn't any Linux for a phone (except for Ubuntu that I know of, but I don't think they have released the code for it).. So you might be able to get Linux on your phone, but you won't have any functionality of a phone. No phone calling, text messaging, etc. So unless you have a spare pone, I probably wouldn't mess around too much with it.


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:24 PM

hi again dear DeimosChaos and i thank you so much for the explanation

i have to ssta back from doing this !

fully understood

it is a waste of time to try to install linux on an android mobile device

i think the url i have posted must be deleted or better the whole post

thanks again

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:38 PM

hi again dear DeimosChaos and i thank you so much for the explanation

i have to ssta back from doing this !

fully understood

it is a waste of time to try to install linux on an android mobile device

i think the url i have posted must be deleted or better the whole post

thanks again

No need to delete the thread. Linux on android is an interesting topic. My suggestion is to try out Linux on a tablet if you are really wanting to play with it on an Android device. There are instances of Ubuntu on different tablets (you can find them on youtube). I actually would love to play with Linux on a tablet, just not going to screw up my $500 Galaxy tablet to do it haha.


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Posted 13 June 2015 - 11:27 AM

good afternoon dear DeimosChaos

sorry for the delay in thanking you

i had and i still have some issues with my windows xp

ok, i will leave the post

thanks

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Posted 13 June 2015 - 08:14 PM

 

dear DeimosChaos thanks very much for the info !!!!!

thanks dear shadow-warrior for the kind explanation

i will try to install linux on my smartphone....

thanks again

 

There really isn't any Linux for a phone (except for Ubuntu that I know of, but I don't think they have released the code for it).. So you might be able to get Linux on your phone, but you won't have any functionality of a phone. No phone calling, text messaging, etc. So unless you have a spare pone, I probably wouldn't mess around too much with it.

 

People make calls and text from their phone?? This is madness. :P

 

Seriously though, I suppose Skype, Viber, and FB messanger could be a few of many ways to send communications. While it's cool to have a solid distro on your phone, I don't see the point unless it's functional.






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