Installing Android and Android Apps on Unbuntu Linux using Android Emulators

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Here’s a sourced collection of applications which allow you to install android apps and software on your Ubuntu Linux Box. This list is updated regularly. Email over the URL, if you wish to be included.

Android Studio is the development suite for Google’s Android Operating System(OS). It’s built on JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, macOS and Linux.

Android Virtual Device (AVD) is a configuration in Android Studio that defines the characteristics of an Android phone, tablet, Wear OS, Android TV, or Automotive OS device that you want to simulate in the Android Emulator. The Android Emulator simulates Android devices on your computer so that you can test your application on a variety of devices and Android API levels without needing to have each physical device.

LineageOS is a free and open-source operating system for various devices, based on the Android mobile platform.

Anbox is an application that provides a container-based approach to boot a full Android system on a regular GNU/Linux system like Ubuntu, Debian Fedora, and openSUSE.

Anbox Cloud is the mobile cloud computing platform delivered by Canonical. Run Android in the cloud, at high scale and on any type of hardware.

Genymotion is a very fast Android emulator. The program itself is based on VirtualBox and is known for its effectively fast speed and is usefulness for running Android apps on a Windows, Mac and Linux desktop.

Scrcpy is an application by Genymotion that provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access and works on GNU/Linux, Windows and macOS. The Android device requires at least API 21 (Android 5.0).

Tags: Android Apps, Linux Android, Android Apps On Linux, Installing Andriod Apps on Ubuntu, Ubuntu Android, Anbox Cloud, Anbox,LineageOS, Scrcpy, Android Emulator, Android Virtual Device, Android Studio

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