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Release Note 4.4-r3


The is glad to announce the 4.4-r3 release to public. This is the third stable release Android-x86 4.4 (kitkat-x86). A live CD ISO is available in the following site:

Key Features

The 4.4-r3 release is based on the Android 4.4.4_r2.0.1 (KTU84Q) release. We have fixed and added x86 specified code to let the system runs smoothly on x86 platforms, especially for tablets and netbooks. There are a lot of improvements since the 4.4-r2 release including

Released Files

This release contains two files. One is the traditional ISO file that can be booted on devices with legacy BIOS. The other is the EFI image that can be used on more modern devices with UEFI firmware. You can choose one of them depends on your devices. In doubt, try the ISO file first.

Both files can be dumped into a usb drive to get a bootable usb stick, like

dd if=android-x86-4.4-r3.img 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-r3
repo sync

Read this page for how to compile source code.