@cliffcoggin If you know people who want to talk to you, ask them to install Signal Messengerhttps://www.signal.org/ available for all platforms Android, Apple, Microsoft, Linux... You should use Axolotl then - so you can chat with your people.
I hope Axolotl will get some love in near future - Pinephone is out 😁
When I started anbox, there were multiple instances of the default apps (i.e. calculator, calendar, contact, and 4 instances of Files). Does anyone know how to get these default apps to not show up when running anbox?
If I have to remove the default apps (or any apps I pull from my android), where are they installed to verify that adb uninstall has worked?
Ad 1 To get rid of multiple icons try to refresh the Drawer by pulling down and releasing.
Ad 2 You can remove default packages directly from an android image, see https://forums.ubports.com/post/31776 (skip media_codecs.xml step)
e.g. if you want to remove Contacts and Calendar delete the following dirs: