Linux distro and Debian lets Android apps run side by side




The firm has a VolksPC Linux distribution proposing a Debian environment is combined with Android. ARM chips According to the developers run both Debian and Android apps in VolksPC at full speed thanks to the graphics optimizations.

VolksPC runs based MicroXwin. This Linux variant sends thanks to a custom library Xlib graphics commands directly to the driver of the graphics card. This causes the client-server environment using X-Windows partly beaten, and so can run even Android applications at full speed so claims the company. Other implementations to get Android software within X-Windows to talking like LinuxonAndroid, run at a slower implementation in which a VNC viewer is used to display graphics.

The cast Linux variant combines Android 4.x with Debian and Ubuntu packages. This may be on the VolksPC desktop rotated both traditional desktop applications and Android apps. The developer has chosen the fast LXDE- and XFCE desktop environment coupled with Debian Wheezy basis.

The developers of the software VolksPC have been turning to include a set-top box with a dual-core Rockchip RK3066-soc running at 1.4GHz, with 1GB of RAM. In a demonstration video shows how for example the Android Netflix app play videos at full speed, while also run regular desktop applications in the Linux environment. Include

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