How to install Genymotion 2.12.1 on Ubuntu 18.04
To install Genymotion 2.12.1 on Ubuntu 18.04
Genymotion is one of most popular Android Emulator to Run/Debug your android application, and it' s free to use. Most of the Android developer use Genymotion at the time of application development. If you don’ t want to test your application on your device then this tool is perfect for you.
&bull Camera: Use your laptop webcam as the video source for your Android camera.
&bull Plugins / Testing tools: Genymotion is compatible with Android SDK tools, Eclipse and Android Studio.
&bull Battery: Test your app with various charge levels and see how it handles those use cases.
&bull Browser: Test your website in various Android browsers: Webkit for Android, Firefox for Android and many more!
&bull GPS: Use the GPS widget to easily develop and test your geolocation-based apps.
&bull Perfectly adapted: Genymotion works on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X.
Install Virtual Box using this following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install virtualbox -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap Use ' sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: . . depmod....... DKMS: install completed. Setting up virtualbox (5.2.10-dfsg-6) ... vboxweb.service is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it. Setting up virtualbox-qt (5.2.10-dfsg-6) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for systemd (237-3ubuntu10) ... Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-20) ...
Download the Genymotion Linux package using this following URL
switch the Downloaded directory
root@linuxhelp1:~# cd /home/user1/Downloads/
After downloading a file, give a executable file permission for the file as follows
root@linuxhelp1:/home/user1/Downloads# chmod +x genymotion-2.12.1-linux_x64.bin
Install a Genymotion application
root@linuxhelp1:/home/user1/Downloads# ./genymotion-2.12.1-linux_x64.bin Installing for all users. Installing to folder [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]. Are you sure [y/n] ? y - Trying to find VirtualBox toolset .................... OK (Valid version of VirtualBox found: 5.2.10_Ubuntur121806) - Extracting files ..................................... OK (Extract into: [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]) - Installing launcher icon ............................. OK Installation done successfully. You can now use these tools from [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]: - genymotion - genymotion-shell - gmtool
After the installation, you can access the application from the menu as follows
choose the license to use the Genymotion
sign in to the Genymotion application
Choose the Virtual device and Configure
Choose the name of the Virtual device
The Virtual device is being downloading
Deploy the Virtual device by clicking " Finish"
With this, the method to install Genymotion 2.12.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.