— If you would rather use a ready-to-go Virtual Machine based on these instructions, check out this post!— With a new version of Ubuntu comes an update to my world-famous guide for setting up a build environment to compile Android ROMs. The aim of this guide is to simplify the configuration process for you. Follow… Continue reading [HOWTO] Setup Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn to Compile Android ROMs
architekt is a custom Virtual Machine that can be used with Mac OSX, Windows, and Linux. It includes everything you need to sync with the repo of your choice (Cyanogenmod, AOKP, AOSP, etc) and start building ROMs from source. This version includes Java 6 for compiling Gingerbread thru Kitkat. To compile Android L, switch to… Continue reading architekt – Compile Android ROMs with Windows/Mac OSX
UPDATED 04/29/2016 – Builduntu v2 BETA based on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS available! See Downloads If you prefer a ready-to-go Virtual Machine (ready for Windows, OSX, and Linux) check out BuilduntuVM here! Builduntu is a custom branch of the Ubuntu operating system, based on my guide for preparing Ubuntu 14.04 to compile Android ROMs from source.… Continue reading Builduntu Install Disc – Android Development OS
— If you would rather use a ready-to-go Virtual Machine based on these instructions, check out my post here! — With a new version of Ubuntu comes an update to my world-famous guide for setting up a build environment to compile Android ROMs. 14.04 Trusty Tahr is the next Long Term Support edition of the… Continue reading How to Prepare Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr to Compile Android ROMs
You will need: 1) A rooted Nexus 4 running just about any JB 4.2/4.3 OR 4.4+ Kit Kat ROM. 2) Time and patience. 3) ES File Explorer from the Play Market 4) Baseband .33 or hybrid radio from here.
Developers Only Inspired by MaR-V-iN’s work on freecygn and noAnalytics, I bring you noAnalytics Remix! Based on Mar-V-iN’s source, I compiled using JDK 1.6 in a native Ubuntu Android Studio environment. Now it will natively build in to any Android source. No more statistics reporting to Google!
UPDATE 7/04/2016 – STABLE based on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and OpenJDK 8 available! See Downloads BuilduntuVM is a ready-made virtual machine, based on my guide here for preparing Ubuntu 16.04 to compile Android ROMs from source. It includes everything needed to sync with the repo of your choice (Cyanogenmod, AOKP, AOSP, etc) and start building.… Continue reading BuilduntuVM – Compile Android ROMs in Windows and Mac OSX
— If you are looking for a ready-to-go Virtual Machine based on these instructions, check out my post here! — Initializing a fresh Android Build Environment in Ubuntu 13.10 sucks, right? The instructions at the AOSP page are outdated and inaccurate. Near as I can tell, they try to have you install 2 JDKs, the… Continue reading How to Setup Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander to Compile Android ROMs
— These instructions have been updated for the latest version of Ubuntu. Click here! — Initializing a fresh Android Build Environment in Ubuntu 13.04 sucks, right? The instructions at the aosp page are outdated at best, wrong at worst. Near as I can tell, they try to have you install 2 JDKs, the first… Continue reading How to Configure Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail for Properly Compiling Android ROMs
Hi everyone! Have you ever wanted to compile your own nightlies, but are too intimidated or “not a dev”? I’ve decided to write a guide about how you too can enter the wonderful world of development. Before we begin, I’m going to say one thing. PLEASE GOOGLE YOUR QUESTION FOR AT LEAST 5 MINUTES BEFORE… Continue reading How to Compile Your Own Android Nightlies (and Learn Something in the Process)