poVoq
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What this brings to the table is not performance (Anbox isn’t slow), but a much newer Android base (some custom Android7 vs LinageOS based Android 10) and finally some hardware pass-through on Halium-9 based devices.

@ree
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Gonna try that on my pinephone. How well should I expect it to run?

dandelion
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One comment from here, maybe useful : https://teddit.net/r/linux/comments/orgn36/waydroid_lets_you_run_android_apps_on_linux/

It’s actually under heavy developement now and ppl run it on Ubuntu Touch. It’s just for Halium 9 devices. I’m actually hunting some cheap Pixel or OnePlus 3+ to install this. Atm, running Ubuntu Touch as a daily driver on Sony Xperia X and it runs fine. Pretty much everything works, but videocalls are not. WayDroid will solve that and some other small issues and we will have decent MobileOS on Linux side.

Jack
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That’s absolutely incredible.

dandelion
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I only have brief experience with Anbox (and no Pinephone, yet?). Let us know how WayDroid performs!

Could you use this on a desktop Linux to run android apps?

poVoq
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Apparently yes, or at least they are working on that. But this already works with Anbox as well (subject to x86 compatibility of apps).

Community about running GNU/Linux on phones. Projects like Ubuntu Touch, Plasma Mobile, PostmarketOS, Mobian etc. Either on former Android phones or hardware like the PinePhone.

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