Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th May 2012 18:46 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Intel has released the long awaited x86 system image of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Android SDK and emulator. This will allow the Android emulator (long plagued with slow and buggy performance) to run at native speed on computers using the Intel x86 architecture."
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RE[2]: on linux is slow
by Modafinil on Thu 24th May 2012 22:10 UTC in reply to "RE: on linux is slow"
Modafinil
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2012-04-28

Perhaps it's only fast under Windows with the "Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager" that is installable from the Android SDK Manager?


Answer to self: No, it started in less than two minutes for the first time on my 2.5GHz Penryn running Ubuntu 12.04.

It's a bit sluggish in operation though, no faster than the ARM image.

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