Installing Android Kitkat on Windows or Linux Operating using Virtualbox

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Installing Android Kitkat on Windows or Linux Operating using Virtualbox

Installing the Android in Linux or on a Windows Operating system is not so complex.
Thanks to the X86 Project of Andriod By Chih-Wei Huang from http://www.android-x86.org/

Openup the VirtualBox You installed on your PC or on Linux.

Click >> “New” button and choose Options as explained on the image Below. Choose Linux as Type and Other Linux as Version and Name your Installation.

step1-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-initialsetupSetting Up the RAM for your Android Installation.
step2-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-ram-setupNow, click Next and click Create Button as shown on the Below image to create a HDD image volume for the Android Installation on the Linux / WIndows Operating System.
step3-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-harddisk-setupNow, choose the Hard drive file type, You have 6 types, just choose the VDI and click Next.
step4-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-harddisk-type-setupChoose the path of the HDD image and name the HDD image here.
step5-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-harddisk-size-setupSTEP 6 :
Once the Basic Setup is done, open the settings of the Android setup and choose “Storage” and choose the ISO Image which we have downloaded from http://www.android-x86.org/

http://sourceforge.net/projects/android-x86/files/Release%204.4/android-x86-4.4-r2.img/download

step6-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-iso-mountSTEP 7 :
Start the Android SETUP.
step7-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-iso-bootSTEP 7 Continues …
Choose Create/Modify partitions and press enter.
step7-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-partitionSTEP 7 Continues …
Create a New Volume by choosing  >> “[New]” and press Enter
step7-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-partition1 Next >> choose “[Primary]” and press Enter.
step7-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-partition2In the Next page >> Choose “[Bootable]” and press Enter.

Now, the Next part use right “->” arrow button and choose “[Write]” and press Enter.

In the final part you will be asked
“Are you sure you want to write the partition table to disk ? (yes or no)” :
Type yes and press Enter
step7-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-partition3Now, choose “Quit” and press Enter

STEP 8 :
Here, choose the partition “sda1    Linux VBOX HARDDISK” and press Enter
step8-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-choose-partition-installSTEP 9 :
Now, choose ext3 partition type and press Enter
step9-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-choose-partition-type-ext3STEP 9 Continues:
Here, you will be asked to confirm to write the Boot Loader on the partition, choose ok and Enter.
step9-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-choose-partition-type-ConfirmationIn the Next page choose “yes” and press Enter.
step10-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-boot-loader-confirmSTEP 10:

step10-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-boot-loader-confirm1STEP 11: Android Operating System will be installed Now.

step11-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-writing-os-dataSTEP 12 :
Once Installed, Run Androidstep12-linux-windows-android-installation-virtualbox-run-androidstep13-linux-windows-android-live-androidSTEP 13 :
After Android booted, use the “TAB” button once and press Enter.

step-final-linux-windows-settingup-androidSkip the Wifi setup.
STEP 14 :
Here, You will be asked use a Google account, which i dont have to explain it. You do the rest. 🙂

step-final-linux-windows-android-settingup-google-accountfinal-thats-allNow, to make your mouse work on the Android.
Power Off the Android

Open the settings of this virtualbox configuration and click “Settings”virtual-box-android-mouse-setup

second & easy Method for enabling the Mouse is  >> Choose the “Machine” Menu and click “Disable Mouse Integration”
or
Simply Press Left CTRL + I buttons together.

I hope, i helped a few in ending their search for using the Android on a WIndows or Linux Operating System.
do drop in your comments,
thanks for reading and supporting us.

 

About Bindhu Maniya

Software Engineer at TCS Chennai, Studied Software Engineering at RMK Engineering College, DAV School, Chennai Lives in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Love to write blogs & helping technically to my friends who needs it. like you :)

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