Jimmy McGee · Nov 28, 2012 at 02:00 pm

Expand the Linux Capabilities on Android – XDA Developer TV

In this episode, XDA Elite Recognized Developer and TV Producer AdamOutler shows us how to expand the Linux capabilities of your Android device.  He begins with a step-by-step demonstration on how to install BusyBox on your Android device without root.  Then, AdamOutler covers how to install other Linux applications using apt-get through BotBrew Basil. BotBrew Basil is brought to you by XDA Recognized Developer Inportb.

Finally, AdamOutler shows you how to compile your own C application on your Android Device. It is important to note that using BotBrew requires root access on your device.  However, if you do not wish to root your device, you can still follow along with installing BusyBox, so check out this video.

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