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How to Install Genymotion (Android Emulator) in Ubuntu Linux

Genymotion is one of the most popular Android Emulators to run / debug your android apps, and Genymotion is free. Most android developers use Genymotion during application development. If you do not want to test your app on your device, this tool is perfect for you.

Features Genymotion

  1. Camera: Using webcam camera laptop as Android camera in Genymotion.
  2. Plugin / Testing Tools: Genymotion compatible with Android SDK Tools, Eclipse, and Android Studio
  3. GPS: GPS Widget for developing and testing geolocation-based applications easily
  4. Runs on various platforms such as Linux, Windows, Mac OS X.

System Requirements

  1. OpenGL 2.0 (19659008) Minimal RAM 2GB

How to Install Genymotion in Ubuntu Linux

To install genymotion follow the steps www.genymotion.com . Then open the terminal (Ctrl + alt + t) and type the command below to install VirtualBox .

 sudo apt-get install virtualbox 

Now go to the location of the downloaded Genymotion file, and run chmod command like below.

 cd Downloads /
chmod + x genymotion-2.2.2_x64.bin 

After that run Genymotion installer.

 ./ genymotion-2.2.2_x64.bin 

Now genymotion is terinsal on your computer. You can find it by typing Genymotion.


Then open the newly installed Genymotion. We will download the virtual device. Click Yes in the dialog box that appears.

 Genymotion creates virtual device

Select available Android Device

 Genymotion select virtual device android ]  Install virtual device

 Install virtual device

After the installation is complete, the emulator will run Android device just installed.

 Genymotion - Android Device Running

That's the easy way to install Genymotion. Good luck, good luck.


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