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How to run Android OS and applications on any GNU/Linux distro

Anbox uses Linux tech Linux LXC (“Linux containers”) to run Android operating system on on Linux host. It is a brilliant solution if you want to run the Android operating system into a container including apps.

From the project home page:

Anbox puts the Android operating system into a container, abstracts hardware access and integrates core system services into a GNU/Linux system. Every Android application will behave integrated into your operating system like any other native application.

To achieve our goal we use standard Linux technologies like containers (LXC) to separate the Android operating system from the host. The Android version doesn’t matter for this approach and we try to keep up with the latest available version from the Android Open Source project.