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I am a newbie to Ubuntu and I want to install Anbox. I am having trouble installing Anbox the way given in the current tutorials.

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    Anbox doesn't even support Artful. There is no PPA for Bionic. I spent too much time trying to make it work on Ubuntu 18.04 but kernel module just didnt work. Your best bet is to rebuild from sources.. – Eskander Bejaoui May 8 '18 at 15:35
  • @karel because the snap package only contains an installer script of several kilobytes.. the actual anbox container's size is about 400MB and it's downloaded on the first launch from a PPA. Edit: I see that you already mentioned that in your answer – Eskander Bejaoui May 9 '18 at 2:22
  • Sorry, I am a newbie. How do I rebuild from source? – Maaz Ahmad Khan May 9 '18 at 7:15
  • you can follow the steps from the original github repo, the build fails midway for me although there are reports of successful builds on bionic in the issues section. @karel welcome – Eskander Bejaoui May 9 '18 at 16:36
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Anbox is now available for Bionic 18.04
Official WebSite
GitHub sources
Installation instructions
Install guide

Installation on Ubuntu 18.04:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:morphis/anbox-support
sudo apt install -y anbox-modules-dkms
sudo modprobe ashmem_linux
sudo modprobe binder_linux
sudo snap install --devmode --beta anbox
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  • for snap use command sudo apt-get install snapd – Jasom Dotnet Aug 2 '18 at 13:07
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There is now an official snap for bionic.

sudo snap install --devmode --beta anbox
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