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Old 06-20-2016, 10:04 AM   #1
msfixitplz
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Add Google play to anti-x/mx-15?


In my effort to replace vista on an older laptop, I have tried a few distros, minding that it needed to be as close to an android as possible(childs gaming pc). She would like something that will allow her to use some(if not all) of her google play apps on the pc if at all possible. I have managed to install mx-15 and got chrome installed but from here I am not sure what to do, Any halp anyone might be able to offer would be appreciated. We have a few tablets around 1 that the back light(lcd) went out on and 1 that dosnt have power microusb, can mx-15 be set to read and interact with the tablet that the lcd went out on, like avd? If i could use the avd to emulate the tablet could someone instruct me on how to configure it to do so?
 
Old 06-20-2016, 04:52 PM   #2
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Hi...

Assuming this is legal (please check the EULA's of the apps your considering,) does the information here help with what you are seeking to do?

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Old 06-22-2016, 04:07 PM   #3
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i am not interested in google play, so can't help with that.

really you are asking 2 questions here.

the second question is more interesting:
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can mx-15 be set to read and interact with the tablet that the lcd went out on, like avd? If i could use the avd to emulate the tablet could someone instruct me on how to configure it to do so?
but you really will have to elaborate on what you have in mind there, don't quite understand.
it is perfectly possible to install an operating system on a computer with a broken screen. but to what end?
what's an avd, and what do you want to "emulate"?
are you trying to combine to half-broken tablets into a working one?
 
Old 06-23-2016, 07:32 AM   #4
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i am not interested in google play, so can't help with that.

really you are asking 2 questions here.

the second question is more interesting:

but you really will have to elaborate on what you have in mind there, don't quite understand.
it is perfectly possible to install an operating system on a computer with a broken screen. but to what end?
what's an avd, and what do you want to "emulate"?
are you trying to combine to half-broken tablets into a working one?


The goal was to restructure he netbook into more of a mouse controled android but x86(closest out of box) wont live boot to even test it on the machine have managed to mx in and running, not exactly easy for the 9 yr old to navigate, and most of her games are exe or apps off google play, that i cant seem to configure correctly to get them working. Have seen that mx will take to google play for downloading of apps but cant navigate mx myself well enough to get it going, have also seen where there is programing available to take the androids(kitkat + lollipop)and boot into it some how, one example i saw was a virtual machine style. The one tablet powers on but has no screen light( we know its on when the am alarms go off), could its os be used from the netbook? And is it possible to mount the said devices touch screen abilty to the pc...like a usb mouse extention type thing? another option i came across as a chromebook(chromiumos image) looking into it now but being novice in linux and mx has few more loop holes than the bella.os im running on the other machine(too heavy for the netbook, or id have switched the 9 yr olds system to bella already).

My ultimate goal is to give her something as simple to use as android. She only really needs minimums as far as os build goes. she has no uses for things like office or graphic editors at the moment and most of what she could need is available in an app if i can get it right. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 06-23-2016, 10:17 AM   #5
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Google Play apps won't run on Linux, they're only Android. If the CPU in the netbook is really an Intel, then the Android-x86 should run on it. It's possible that the live system you tried had a bad installation. I would try installing again from a new download. It's possible to get a bad download, and it's possible to get a bad burn from a good download. Make sure the md5sums check. Google will tell you how.
 
Old 06-23-2016, 11:10 AM   #6
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Have tried 3 different downloads from x86 none boot..i get too menu tell it anything and it hang...one attemt i left it over night still never loaded the only one that wouldnt load at all the others that loaded were either too complicated for a 9r old or too heavy and worked less than the vista she started on..as of now mx runs fairly smooth, not having freeze up or force restarts like with the vista.ugh, it's got me frusterated to say the least.
 
Old 06-24-2016, 03:47 PM   #7
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could its os be used from the netbook? And is it possible to mount the said devices touch screen abilty to the pc...like a usb mouse extention type thing?
no, that is not possible.

apart from that, i still don't have a proper clue of what you're doing there.
i suspect it is because you don't have one either.
you would need to do a lot more research yourself to get anywhere with this.

if MX is running now, leave it at that and be glad.
 
  


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