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I see there are some nice apps being developed for Ubuntu touch and that some of them support larger screens. Now, I would like to run some of these apps on my desktop? Is this possible at the moment? If so, how could it be done?

I see that one can install the core apps, but I haven't found any instruction on installing click packages.

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There is experimental emulator for ubuntu 14.04, when someone have it it can be installed from repositories:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install android-emulator
cp -r /usr/share/android/emulator/ ~/
cd ~/emulator/

For other cases I recommend: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Emulator

Hope it helps :)

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Thanks! That's a nice start. Not perfect yet, as it's a sandboxed environment, so no easy file access, I guess. But we'll get there one day, I'm sure :) –  kermit666 Nov 21 '13 at 13:02

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