How to Setup Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander to Compile Android ROMs

— 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 The instructions at the AOSP page are outdated and inaccurate.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

How to Compile Your Own Android Nightlies (and Learn Something in the Process)

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)

How to Properly Configure Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal for Building Android (All Variants)

— This guide has been updated for the latest version of Ubuntu. Click here! —   Initializing a fresh Android Build Environment in Ubuntu 12.10 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 The instructions at the aosp page are outdated at best, wrong at worst.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 Properly Configure Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal for Building Android (All Variants)