How To Install Remix OS Alongside Ubuntu On PC HDD

Remix OS is an Android Lollipop based operating system designed for Linux for PC and Laptop(UEFI & Legacy). Jide designed the Remix OS with Android-x86 for providing the better android UI on PC and Laptops with all supported android apps and games. Remix OS has lots of feature like Windows 10 such as multitasking, start menu, Desktop shortcuts and much more. You can read the full review of Remix OS for PC with features and installation guide. We already write a guide on to install Remix OS alongside Windows 10 means dualboot Remix OS Beta and Windows 10 on Windows PC. But still Remix OS has no any Google Play service so this is the main problem for Remix OS users, therefore, we already shared a guide on how to install Google Play Store and Services on Remix OS. But today we’re going to share a dualboot guide or boot manager guide to install Remix OS alongside any version Ubuntu OS on PC HDD. Let’s start to use the dual operating system on one PC with dualboot manager or menu of Remix OS and Ubuntu.

Things You Need To Dualboot Remix OS and Ubuntu

  • A pre-installed Ubuntu PC or Laptop
  • Remix OS iso file (UEFI or Legacy mode)

Let’s start to install Remix OS alongside Ubuntu.

  1. First of all, you need to install Ubuntu on your PC.
  2. Now, this is the main part: create a folder named RemixOS in / directory of your Ubuntu installed partition.
  3. Now extract the Remix OS iso file and copy the following files:
    system.img;
    initrd.img;
    kernel;
    remdisk.img.
  4. Now paste the above files into your /RemixOS directory
  5. Now open the RemixOS folder which you created in 2nd step and under RemixOS folder, make a folder called data.
  6. Now run the terminal in Ubuntu and paste the following bellow command.

    gksudo gedit /etc/grub.d/40_custom

  7. Now it will prompt to enter the password, then just enter your root password, now you’ll get a popup window including some commands. Now just add the below code at the end of the command.

    menuentry ‘Remix OS’ –class android-x86 { insmod part_gpt search –file –no-floppy –set=root /RemixOS/system.img linux /RemixOS/kernel root=/dev/ram0 androidboot.hardware=RemixOS_x86_64 androidboot.selinux=permissive CMDLINE initrd /RemixOS/initrd.img}

  8. Now finalize the GRUB configuration, just paste the following below code in terminal

    sudo update-grub

    Now it will again prompt for the password, now again enter your root password, then you have installed Remix OS on your Ubuntu . Once you restart your PC, then after booting logo, you’ll see a menu from where you can boot on of the Remix OS or Ubuntu, this will not cause your PC ‘s hardware so relax and enjoy the both OS with boot manager.

Conclusion

Hope you like this tutorial and you successfully dualboot Remix OS and Ubuntu on your PC/Laptop if you’ve any problem then feel free to ask your question and share this post on Facebook.

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