Android Gingerbread on Linux Mint 14 Nadia (Ubuntu 12.10) – GCC 4.7.2

This is a condensed version of the notes in a previous post.

From a fresh install

First – Install the necessary packages:

sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison gperf dpkg-dev gcc-multilib build-essential   zip curl libc6-dev libncurses5-dev:i386 x11proto-core-dev   libx11-dev:i386 libreadline6-dev:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386   libgl1-mesa-dev g++-multilib mingw32 openjdk-6-jdk tofrodos   python-markdown libxml2-utils xsltproc zlib1g-dev:i386 libgl-dev

Second – Grab the source (

Third – Download and apply the patch (

Fourth – Either do an update on QEMU to get to version 12 ( or download and apply the patch (

Fifth – Build the source according to the directions (

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