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ReleaseNote 4.4-r5

Android-x86 4.4-r5 (KitKat-x86)   2016/02/06

The is glad to release the 4.4-r5 to the public. The prebuilt image is available in the following sites:

Key Features

The Android-x86 4.4-r5 is a bugfix of the 4.4-r4 release. It addresses more hazi fonts issue of Mesa 10.5.9 found on Intel Gen5 GPUs. You are encouraged to upgrade to this release if you still encountered the hazi fonts issue.

Released File

This release contains only one files. The file is bootable on devices with legacy BIOS as well as UEFI firmware.
  • ISO image: android-x86-4.4-r5.iso 

    sha1sum: 4c0edceef12bf4b8afb1b8390d94a9af29bbbca8

The file can be dumped into a usb drive to get a bootable usb stick, like

$ dd if=android-x86-4.4-r5.iso of=/dev/sdX

where /dev/sdX is the device name of your usb drive.

Please read this page for how to install it to the device.

Known issues

  • Suspend and resume may have problems on some systems.
  • The installer can't format ext3 filesystem.
Please report bugs to the android-x86 mailing list with detailed specs of your machine and error logs.

Source code

The source code is available in the main git server,

    $ repo init -u git:// -b android-x86-4.4-r5
    $ repo sync

Please read this page for how to get and compile the source code.