Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Android 2.3 Gingerbread ported toAndroid 2.3 Gingerbread

Out of abox, Android 2.3 is designed to run using ARM-based processors. But open source os's, anyone who’s ready to have fun with the code long enough can recompile the application to run on chips with various architectures.For the lastfew years we have seen enthusiasts porting Google Android running with thex86 processors used by mostlaptop or pc, and already there’s a version of thelatest version of Google Aandroid that can run on x86 chips.

You can get steps for gettingthe newestbuild on the Google Groups discussion. This build requires Java 1.6 and a64-bit built environment. Wi-fi and sound aren’t currently working, thus , making this clearly more for checks purposes than anything. But if you’ve always dreamed ofrunning Android2.3 Gingerbread on your laptop, it is easy to stop daydreaming.

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