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Anbox is a container application for running Android apps on GNU/Linux systems, currently in alpha.

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Load ashmem & kmodsign

I recently install Anbox on my Ubuntu 20.04. I found on the post Module "ashmem" doesn't load with Secure Boot on (but "binder" does load with secure boot on) that I need to ...
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Anbox on Ubuntu 20.04

I have installed anbox on Ubuntu (using snap). On Anbox Install Kernal Module page it is mentioned that " Starting with Ubuntu 19.04 binder and ashmem are now build with the standard Ubuntu ...
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anbox not connecting to internet

I have installed anbox. And i installed whatsapp application in anbox. At the first time usage it connect to internet and everything works perfectly. But the next time when i shut downed my laptop and ...
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anbox is preventing me from installing anything

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. I tried to install anbox, a progam to run an Android emulator on my computer. It didn't work. I am ok with that, I just won't use it. But now I can't install ...
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how do you configure repositories for anbox [duplicate]

installed ubuntu 20.04 and kde desktop last weekend. i have followed instructions from websites but nothing seems to work. the repository is on launchpad, but it does not have a release file. i have ...
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ls -1 /dev/{ashmem,binder} yields anticipated result for /dev/ashmem, but an error for /dev/binder

Background In another post, I reported that: I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.1 with default kernel 5.4.0-42-generic (installed from Main) on a UEFI system. I want to load two kernel modules ("ashmem&...
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Module “ashmem” doesn't load with Secure Boot on (but “binder” does load with secure boot on)

Summary I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.1 with default kernel 5.4.0-42-generic (installed from Main) on a UEFI system. I want to load two kernel modules ("ashmem" and "binder") with ...
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not Install DKMS package from PPA | how i install it [duplicate]

this command is not run on my pc:- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:morphis/anbox-support duggal@duggal-X556UQK:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:morphis/anbox-support [sudo] password for duggal: More ...
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How to Launch anbox.appmgr via crontab [duplicate]

I'm able to launch anbox.appmgr from a SSH session using: DISPLAY=:0 /snap/bin/anbox.appmgr. I'm also able to launch anbox.appmgr from a sh script: #!/bin/bash if ! pidof org.anbox.appmgr >/dev/...
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problem during addition of anbox

i am a novice in ubuntu.I have recentenly downloaded ubuntu-20.04.I am trying to install anbox.but when trying to add the ppa to install the kernel using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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How to install anbox in ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am a lubuntu user using lubuntu 20.04 (focal fossa) and wanted to run some of my favorite android apps in anbox. I tried the following code but it is giving error.sudo apt install anbox-module-dkms. ...
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Line app does not want to run under anbox. Any workaround?

I am able to see the icon for the app. But on opening, splash screen shows up and disappears after a while. Any workaround?
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how can I run apps on Lubuntu?

I'm having trouble watching some TV services in my browser like before so my provider suggested I install an app. I don't have a tablet so I wanted to put the software on my computer. I googled Linux-...
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Android: Command not found, top of terminal [duplicate]

Everytime I open terminal in my kubuntu, It appears a line before my name. Android: command not found I don't know what it is about but i recently delete anbox from my system. Plz help.
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Requirements for Anbox [duplicate]

I've tried to install Anbox using this tutorial, with a minimal distribution 18.04, without a desktop. I had hoped that the required packages that are needed to create a window will be installed all ...
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How can I remove elevated permissions from snap-confine?

I installed anbox by running the command sudo snap install --devmode --edge anbox. After it installed, I tried running it from the search box, and nothing happened when I clicked it. The I opened ...
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Anbox Fails to Run

Anbox FAILS to complete start on Ubu 18.04 on a Toshiba Sat ST55 laptop, Ubu is fully updated and Anbox is latest Snap install; and other virtual machine emulators run well on this machine including ...
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Running Bionic Beaver and not able to get sudo modprobe binder_linux to load

I am new to using Ubuntu, and I am trying to get Anbox to work. I followed the instructions for installing the binder and ashmem I am getting this: ls -l /dev/{ashmem,binder} ls: cannot access '/dev/...
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why is this appearing when I try to install anbox in ubuntu 19 ls: cannot access '/dev/binder': No such file or directory

I am trying to install anbox. I have got this error. I've even restarted my lappy. But still the same error reappeared
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Installing Anbox in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to install Anbox in Ubuntu. Installing the Kernel Modules using the following command is successful: sudo apt install anbox-modules-dkms However when I attempt to start the kernel ...
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How To Install Anbox on Ubuntu 19.10

I love the idea of being able to install PlayStore apps on Ubuntu but I'm getting errors installing Anbox. I'm interested in a step by step answer (that takes any trouble shooting into consideration) ...
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Anbox on 19.10 - claims kernel modules are missing

I've installed anbox from the default repositories. The ashmem and binder modules are loaded: $ lsmod | grep _linux binder_linux 163840 0 ashmem_linux 20480 0 The anbox-...
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Is it possible to use systemd-resolved as a container-level DNS forwarder? Specifically by Anbox

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 which has systemd-resolved enabled by default, and by convention the local 'virtual' DNS ip address set to 127.0.0.53:53. other dns services like dnsmasq are not installed, all ...
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Anbox-Modules-dkms Won't Install

I'm having trouble installing the modules sudo modprobe ashmem_linux and sudo modprobe binder_linux. Every time I try the code I get this message in my Terminal modprobe: ERROR: could not insert '...
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installing WPS-Reader in anbox

i am in need of a word reader installed to my anbox running on ubuntu 18.4. tried installing the download from ApkMirror but constantly gets the error bellow - bash: syntax error near unexpected token ...
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How do I abort “Configuring Secure Boot” with anbox installation?

I wanted to install anbox, which requires the anbox-modules-dkms package. During this package installation a prompt appears on the terminal with a message saying it will guide you through the secure ...
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Anbox : cannot click in installed apps [closed]

I have install some android applications from both Google Play Store and manually via terminal for my anbox. I can boot those games I installed, but I can't click anything in the games screen. Any ...
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Anbox not working for me

I installed Anbox a couple of days ago and it worked wonderfully. I was able to install the Google Play Store and then install Microsoft Word, and was able to use Word on Linux! Since yesterday, I ...
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error install and run Anbox in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to install Anbox. I am having trouble installing Anbox the way given in the current tutorials. my trouble is $ sudo snap install --devmode --beta anbox ...
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Anbox installation problem

Whenever I try to install Anbox on my Xubuntu 17.10 machine, I get the following error: error: cannot install "anbox-installer": Post https://api.snapcraft.io/v2/snaps/refresh: dial tcp: lookup ...
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Anbox doesn't work Ubuntu 18.04 - cannot find libgtk3-nocsd.so.0

I have installed Anbox but when I use anbox.appmgr I get this message ERROR: ld.so: object 'libgtk3-nocsd.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (failed to map segment from shared object): ...
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How can I access anbox filesystem?

I know anbox is still unstable, i installed the latest version of anbox in ubuntu 16.04 and it works fine but it seems i cant save or download files in the anbox filesystem. I noticed anbox ...
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Android App Shortcuts Appear even after Uninstalling Anbox

I uninstalled Anbox on my Ubuntu, but an Android app shortcut still appeared on dash. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.
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How to install and run Anbox in Ubuntu 18.04?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and I want to install Anbox (GitHub). I am having trouble installing Anbox the way given in the current tutorials.
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How do I install Anbox without breaking my system?

Intel® Core™ i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 16 GB ram Nvidia 960m Currently on open source drivers but I've been on the proprietary before. Every time I install Anbox, it freezes my system towards the ...
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How can I prevent Anbox apps from accessing my files?

Here Anbox install problem @karel said: WhatsApp also asks if you want to give the app permission to access the files on your device which is another security risk in my opinion. I think it's OK ...
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Where is anbox share folder with ubuntu

i have installed anbox in my ubuntu distro.i want to install share files in anbox and i do not now how to share with anbox from ubuntu.and how to share data from anbox to ubuntu
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I cannot install anbox [duplicate]

I ran sudo snap install anbox-installer --classic Then ran anbox-installer in the terminal. -------- Uninstall Beginning -------- Module: anbox-modules-ashmem Version: 9~xenial1 Kernel: 4.10.0-42-...
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What'sApp installed on anbox on ubuntu 17.10 doesn't work – probably it can't acces the internet

I installed anbox with whatsapp on my ubuntu computer just as explained here. I started whatsapp an typed in my phone number. By the way, my phone is no smartphone and that's why I need whatsapp on ...
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Anbox Stuck on Starting

Anbox seems to be stuck on starting. I tried to use the command anbox session-manager but it gives me the error: [ 2017-10-26 08:50:22] [Renderer.cpp:99@initialize] Failed to Initialize backend EGL ...
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Remove loop partitions created by Anbox snap app?

I was trying to install Anbox snap app on Xubuntu 16.04.1 but it failed to install. Now there are three loop device partitions viz loop0, loop1, loop2 created while installing. I have uninstalled ...
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How can I install Play Store on Anbox on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

How can I install Play Store and log in to my Play Store in Anbox? I'm looking for a tutorial. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit.
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Why doesn't Anbox work on my laptop (running Ubuntu 17.04)?

Running adb install f.apk produces an error: amdhadul@amdhadul-NSU:~/Downloads$ adb install f.apk The program 'adb' can be found in the following packages: * adb * android-tools-adb Try: sudo apt ...
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Anbox snap installation fails

I'm trying to install Anbox in my new Ubuntu 16.04 using instructions from this page. It seemed to work, but I got no icon in my dash, so I suspect that the installation is not complete. With ...
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Anbox snap broke my system

I wanted to install some android apps on my PC and I found Anbox as a solution, but when I installed it, didn't work and now when I try to open the browser or press CTRL+ALT+T for opening terminal it ...
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How do I hide the loop partitions in Nautilus created by Snap app?

I've a lot of partitions named loop they're likely created by a snap app called Anbox, I could care less about lopp0 to loop4 but the partition named loop5 which is mounted at /media/sumeet/disk ...
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Anbox isn't getting installed in 17.04

Anbox isn't getting installed at all in 17.04 it worked in 16.10, I tried this command sudo snap install --classic anbox-installer && anbox-installer I found these lines to be errors in ...
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How to launch Anbox?

I understand, that Anbox is in super alpha, but I need help. I cannot launch it. There is terminal entries: $ anbox launch [EE 2017-04-27 16:03:20] [launch.cpp:76@operator()] Anbox session manager ...
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Anbox can't be started [duplicate]

I am very curious about the new Anbox emulator for running Android apps on PC. Unfortunately I can't make it work on my PC. After having installed via snap there is a new entry in the Gnome menu list....
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How to add Google Play support in Anbox? [closed]

I know it's a relatively new and unstable application but I figured if anyone has suffered through the issue and solved it then they can help me too. Anbox does't come with Google Services, As Google ...