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Release Note 4.4-r1


The is glad to announce the 4.4-r1 release to public. This is the first stable release Android-x86 4.4 (kitkat-x86). A live CD ISO is available in the following site:

Key Features

The 4.4-r1 release is based on the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat-MR1 release). We have fixed and added x86 specified code to let the system runs smoothly on x86 platforms, especially for tablets and netbooks. The key features contain

Released Files

We tried to create a universal image for most x86 platforms for the kitkat-x86 release. The plan is still in an experimental stage. Please report bugs to the android-x86 forum with detailed specs of your machine and error logs.

The iso file is hybrid format. That means you can dump the iso into a usb drive and get a bootable usb stick, like

dd if=android-x86-4.4-r1.iso of=/dev/sdX

where /dev/sdX is the device name of your usb drive.

Known Issues

Source code

The source code is available in the main git server.
repo init -u git:// -b android-x86-4.4-r1
repo sync

Read this page for how to compile source code.