Articles Tagged Android

Android and Linux

Anbox Lets You Run Android Apps on the Linux Desktop

Meet Anbox, a novel new way to run Android apps on the Linux desktop. “Anbox puts the Android operating system into a container, abstracts hardware access and integrates core system services into a GNU Linux system. […]

11 April 2017
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Android Beats Windows, Now Officially The World’s Most Popular OS

Android is now the world's most popular operating system, having beaten Microsoft Windows in worldwide marketshare for the very first time.

3 April 2017
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This Dev Is Working on a Way to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone

Ubports developer Marius Grispgård has revealed that he's working on a way to run Android apps on Ubuntu Phone using Sfdroid.

19 January 2017

How to Install KDE Connect on Ubuntu 16.04 ‘Xenial Xerus’

Using KDE Connect on Ubuntu you can send files from your phone to your Ubuntu PC, see Android notifications, sync clipboard and a whole lot more.

4 January 2017
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7 Open Source Android Apps You Need to Try

We list 7 open source Android apps Linux loving users will want on their phones, including a free weather app and podcast client.

9 October 2016
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KDE Connect 1.0 Released, Lets You Reply to SMS From The Linux Desktop

The first stable release of KDE Connect is available for download. The tool lets you see Android notifications on your Linux desktop, among other features.

28 August 2016
GNOME Notification Shade in 3.16

New App Brings Android Notifications to The GNOME Desktop

You'll shortly be able to view your Android notifications on the GNOME desktop thanks to a new application in development.

6 March 2015
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How to Install Android Apps on Ubuntu using ARChon (Updated)

Google recently announced the first set of Android apps available to run natively on Chrome OS, a feat made possible using a new 'Android Runtime' extension.

19 September 2014

Suru Icon Pack Brings a Touch of Ubuntu Phone to Android

If you're looking to give your Android device an "ooh" makeover, check out the free Suru Android icons pack from Moka.

4 July 2014
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KDE Connect Adds Android File Sending, Touchpad Emulation

A new version of KDE Connect for Android and the Plasma desktop has been released and adds a number of new features, including file sending.

29 June 2014
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Ubuntu for Android Is No Longer In Active Development

A recent bug report filed against the Ubuntu website claims that Ubuntu for Android, first demoed in 2012, is 'no longer in development'.

29 April 2014
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At $200 to $400, Are Ubuntu Phones Priced for Success?

The first pair of Ubuntu phones will be priced at $200 to $400, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the company developing the mobile OS, has said.

12 March 2014