Open Ubuntu Touch to all Android applications !
@domubpkm Indeed a more testable version let say...
I've been thinking - I have a spare FP2 on my hands I don't plan on using anytime soon. I understand anbox is now based on treble and won't run on anything under Halium 9. There's a Halium 7 build for FP2. Wouldn't that be a good testing device to try and port anbox to Halium 7 ? What I'm trying to say is I'm willing to send this FP2 to Erfan it this can help the majority of UT users with Halium 7.
@emphrath Almost unpossible to send it to Erfan as in his country he can only except one phone per year.
Also not possible to et Anbox on Halium 7 as it needs android9 vendor.
@xray2000 oh ok it needs the vendor partition ??
@emphrath To make it more understand able it need android 9 as base.
stanwood last edited by stanwood
We're pleased to give you some fresh updates on the Anbox-Halium development over the past 2 weeks!
First of all, the name of the project has changed, but the objectives remains more than ever intact:
Anbox- Halium is now called WayDroid, this is to avoid confusion with the "old Anbox" service.
It is a compression of the words "Wayland" and "Android", the system allowing to run a LineageOS container on an Android base in the Wayland environment.
The new naming was chosen via a large community survey.
Also, a few technical improvements have been achieved:
- Make sure anbox-sensord is started anyway
- Use iptables-legacy incase it found
- Provide powervr GPU dependencies
Erfan, helped by a few developers, is continuing to improve the main server.
We are all very excited to test this service. For the more adventurous, a Telegram group is available to guide you through the installation:
The repos are hosted here:
For end users, it is best to wait until a successful installation program is available.
It is also advisable to wait for the publication of some patches from the core team, especially in the wayland environment to avoid a risk of system instability.
Nevertheless, the first feedback from alpha testers is very encouraging!
We take this opportunity to thank Erfan and his contributors for his work as well as the UBports foundation for its encouragement.
Thanks to help us to continuing this great project by supporting our campaign:
See you soon for more news and updates!
Rudi and Steve
today I catch a "bug" with anbox in redmi note 7 devices,
I installed the WhatsApp app and then running it the anbox freezes and the UT stay crashed, getting a reboot loop.
Did whats happen with Whatsapp for the serious crash?
Unfortunately, I don't get the log of the bug
We have an exciting update to share with you tonight:
A fresh new article from the press about WayDroid has been released yesterday.
Indeed, Linuxsmartphones.com echoes this project in an article published yesterday:
We are delighted to see that this event has gone beyond the small circle of our community, and is starting generating some interest from independent media.
At the same time, a lot of work is currently underway on the server.
Please continue to support the development of WayDroid by supporting our campaign:
See you soon for news and updates!
Rudi and Steve
After the Great unexpected success of our fundraising campaign to allow the creation of this project, it is time for us to put an end to this support drive.
Indeed, on the one hand the amount collected (8942 Euros) is sufficient to allow us to finish the development of WayDroid, and on the other hand the taxes, fees and campaign emoluments make it unprofitable to continue.
For this reason, we inform you that we are leaving the management of this project. The dedicated web page has been closed.
We would like to thank every donor for their indispensable support.
We are happy to have made this event possible and it is with a touch of emotion that we are stepping down...
The work continues.... As today Erfan is taking over the operational management of the program, and he will be the point person for your questions.
We invite you to join the official Telegram group of the project: https://t.me/anbox_halium
and we would be delighted if you would come and provide us with regular updates on the progress of WayDroid.
Once again, thank you for your trust and support.
Goodbye and see you soon!
Rudi and Steve
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@stanwood a very big Thank-you once more to all involved and for the way you have kept everyone updated about the project. A very good example of how things can be done.
@domubpkm I guess it is. I advise you to join the dedicated Telegram group and ask Erfan how you can support him in his work.
MaryCarr last edited by MaryCarr
Hi, I think what you are doing is good, I will definitely contribute, thanks for leaving the link!
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There's also a new website: www.waydro.id but it mostly concerns Ubuntu and some other desktops distributions atm.
@stanwood what a shame to hear that you left the boat. The way that you have done this, guys, is just remarkable. Thanks
@udengoogle Oh I didn't. Project was strong enough to continue without the raising campaign.
@stanwood just for understand it a bit more. Is Ubuntu owning WayDroid?
@udengoogle Absolutly not. It's a community project, aiming to provide Android apps on Linux distributions in a more efficient way.