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Operating System



In this chapter, we will show the steps to install Android x86 OS on LattePanda 3 Delta using a virtual machine.


Installation Steps

  • Download the ISO mirror image file for Android x86.

You may download the latest version of the mirror image file from the official website of Android x86.Download android-x86_64-9.0-r2.

  • Install virtualization software.

You may utilize VMware, VirtualBox, or other virtualization software. For this instance, we will be utilizing VMware Player as the virtualization software. Download VMware Player.

  • Establish a virtual machine.
  1. Commence VMware Player and select Create a new virtual machine. 3Delta_Android1

  2. After clicking on Browse for the installation program disc image file, select the above-mentioned downloaded mirror image file, and then click on Next. 3Delta_Android2

  3. Select Linux for the operating system, and then choose Other Linux 5.X Kernel 64-bit as the version, and finally, click on Next.

  4. Name the virtual machine and select the physical location for storing the virtual machine, then click on Next.

  5. Choose a disk size of 8GB, and then split the virtual disk into multiple files before clicking on Next.

  6. Confirm the virtual machine information and click on Finish.

  7. Click on Play to start the virtual machine.

  8. Installing Android onto a virtual machine.

  9. Press C on the keyboard, select Create/Modify partitions using the arrow keys, and then click OK.

  10. Choose not to use GPT.

  11. Select NEW, then Primary. Confirm the amount of available disk space, and press Enter.
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  12. Click on Bootable and press Enter, ensuring that the Bootable option is present in the Flags.

  13. Click on Write to write the image.

  14. Manually type Yes and press Enter.

  15. After waiting for the image to be written, select Quit and press Enter.

  16. Select the hard disk that was just written to, and click OK to confirm.

  17. Select the EXT4 file system, and press Enter to confirm.

  18. Select Yes to format the hard disk in EXT4 format.

  19. Select Yes to install the GRUB bootloader.

  20. Press C on the keyboard, select Create/Modify partitions using the arrow keys, and then click OK.

  21. Select REBOOT and then OK, to complete the installation of Android onto the virtual machine.

  • Modify the disabled graphics card driver.
  1. Select the second "debug" mode to enter the system.

  2. Enter "mount -o remount,rw /mnt" to modify the corresponding file's read and write permissions.

  3. Enter vi /mnt/grub/menu.lst to edit the corresponding file using the vi editor.

  4. Press I to enter the edit mode in the vi editor. Add nomodeset after quiet to disable the graphics card driver. Then, type :wq to save and exit the vi editor.

  5. Click on "Restart" to select and initiate a reboot.

After completing the above steps, restart the virtual machine and select "Android x86". You can now begin using the Android x86 system.

In summary, the Android x86 virtual machine is a convenient way for users to experience the Android operating system on a Lattepanda. Users only need to follow the above steps to install and use it.


  • Android x86 is designed for PC, not for mobile phones or tablets, so its user interface and operation may be slightly different from the Android system you use on mobile devices.

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