Android on PandaBoard

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[edit] Overview

This page covers getting Android running on PandaBoard. At this there there are a few projects that support Android on PandaBoard. We will take a look at each of the project and will provide a recommended place to start.

[edit] Quick Start Links

If you are impatient or know what you are doing below links are good places to start.

[edit] Projects

Below list the projects that support Android on Pandaboard. For most community/development purposes it's recommended to either use the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) or the Linaro's Android LEB. Other projects have been listed for completeness and are not recommended to be used unless you know what you are doing.

Android Open Source Project (AOSP)

Android Open Source Project is the official upstream project for all things Android. Starting from Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) the AOSP project has support for PandaBoard.

Getting Started

You can get started with AOSP project on Pandaboard here and following the step by step instructions.

Community & Support Reporting Bugs

You can report bugs into AOSP via report a bug and submit a patch.

Linaro Android LEB

Linaro is a non-profit engineering company that enables software consolidation, provides ARM tools, Linux kernels, as well as builds for various linux distributions. As a part of Linaro's work they are providing Android LEB (Linaro Eval Builds). Linaro's Android LEB currently supports both PandaBoard & PandaBoard ES platforms.

Getting Started
Community & Support
Reporting Bugs

TI's OMAPZoom Android Project

Getting Started
Community & Support
Reporting Bugs

Pandroid (retired)

Pandroid is a project to port android on Pandaboard. The project is now retired and development efforts are now consolidate with other community projects. The last release of the project supported PandaBoard platform and Android Gingerbread. Since the project is now retired there is no plan to support PandaBoard ES or Android 4.0 (ICS)

Getting Started

You can get started with pandroid project here. Or grab the last stable Gingerbread release here

Community & Support

If you have any questions around the Pandroid project you can direct them to the PandaBoard community on

Reporting Bugs

Project is retired and is no longer accepting bug reports.


0xdroid is community-developed Android distribution by [ 0xlab]

Getting Started
Community & Support
Reporting Bugs

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