The Linux on De X app is now available as a private beta and interested developers can sign up here.
The private beta is only available for users of Samsung’s Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy Tab S4 running Android Oreo and above.
Alas, the current official Lineage OS installation instructions for i9100 don't work: crucial steps are missing. If your goal is different, feel free to deviate from some steps, but know what you do. Verify that the phone is the original Samsung Galaxy S II, also known as GT-I9100 or i9100. This article is meant to help out until that is fixed. We can think of many reasons why you'd want a proper Linux PC in your pocket.You can, for example, use it to power a LAMP server that can run web apps and serve web pages.The Linux image files hosted by the project are just customised Linux environments packaged by the project developers to suit different use-cases and devices.
The important bit is that all the Linux distros offered by the project are made up of ARM packages, and instead of running in a virtual machine they run on the real hardware on your Android smartphone. Click on the magnifier symbol to start the search for interesting Free Software applications to install. If you use Debian, MINT or Ubuntu, the following command installs everything you need: echo 'f47f484d26475920e1ab76b003589d0664c705ac4ea7ae221b0f9c20ae483ff8 i9100.pit'|sha256sum -c gpg --recv-key 0x95707D42307C9D41D09BF7091D8597D7891A43DF gpg --trust-model always --verify twrp-*-i9100asc md5sum -c open_gapps-arm-7.1-pico-*md5 sha256sum -c lineage-*-i9100sha256sum gpg --recv-key 0x37D2C98789D8311948394E3E41E7044E1DBA2E89 gpg --trust-model always --verify asc Wait a minute while F-Droid displays "Updating repositories" on top.The Samsung Developer Conference, held this week in San Francisco, brings creators together to discover and learn about the latest technologies in Samsung’s portfolio and further afield.One of the technologies showcased, following the initial demo in 2017, is Samsung’s Linux on De X.This is why you can run it on the measliest of devices.