How To Install Linux On Android Without Rooting: Android mobile operating system is the best in the world because it provides lots of features and apps. But, we are completely unmindful of the fact that our Android is a powerful means which can work in multiple fields.
Here we will talk about running Linux on Android smartphone. Running Linux on an Android smartphone is actually an ultimate dream of every Linux fanboy. For your info, we have already shared a tutorial on how you can install Kali Linux on Android device but that tutorial requires a rooted device.
In this article, we are going to share a trick to install and run Linux on Android device without rooting. Users just need to install the Linux files on their Android devices.
How To Install Linux On Android Without Rooting
We will use GNURoot android application. This app installs a fake Linux root file system. The most important thing is if you want to clean up the Linux files after using, then a regular uninstallation of GNURoot fully cleans up all the related things. Here’s how to do it:
1) Download and install GNURoot app from Google Play Store. GnuRoot allows users to install Linux files on Android.
2) Run the app and it will give you lots of options to choose from. Choose the Linux distro as of your choice from Wheezy, Fedora, Aboriginal or Gentoo. Choose the distro and then tap on ‘Create New Rootfs’ wait for few minutes to complete the process.
3) Now select the distro from the second drop down menu and then enable the option ‘Launch as Fake Root’. Finally, click on Launch Rootfs, it will launch all Roots file on a fake Linux platform.
This is how you can install Linux on your Android device. Users just need to go through these three steps to run Linux without rooting. Share this post with others also.