Android-x86 6.0-r2 (Marshmallow-x86) (2017/01/13)
The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 6.0-r2 release to public. This is the second stable release of Android-x86 6.0 (marshmallow-x86). The prebuilt images are available in the following site:
Key FeaturesThe updates since 6.0-r1 include:
This release contains four files:
Except the traditional ISO files, this is the first release we tried to package android-x86 files into a Linux package rpm. It allows Linux users to easily install the release into an existing Linux device with a standalone ext4 root partition. On an rpm based device (Fedora/Red Hat/CentOS/...), just install it like a normal rpm package:
All files will be installed to the /android-6.0-r2/ subdirectory and a boot entry will be added to grub2 menu. Reboot and choose android-x86 item from the menu to enter the system.
To uninstall it:
On a deb based device (Debian/Ubuntu/LinuxMint/...), please use the alien tool to install it:
To use an ISO file, Linux users could just dump the it into a usb drive to create a bootable usb stick like
where /dev/sdX is the device name of your usb drive.
Windows's users can use the tool UNetbootin to create a bootable usb stick.
You can choose one of these files depends on your devices. In doubt, try the 32-bit files for legacy BIOS devices and 64-bit files for UEFI devices. Please read this page about how to install it to the device.
The source code is available in the main git server,
Read this page for how to compile the source code.