How to Install Ubuntu in Termux?
Hello everyone, in today's article we will discuss how we can install Ubuntu in Termux. The process is very easy, you just need to follow the steps correctly.
Steps to Install Ubuntu in Termux
Step 1: Install Termux
First, you will need to have the Termux app installed on your Android device. You can download it from here
Step 2: Update Termux
Once you have Termux installed, open it and type the following command to update the package list:
pkg update & pkg upgrade -y
Step 3: Install Ubuntu in Termux
Now, we will install the Ubuntu chroot package in Termux. Type the following command:
apt install proot
Step 4: Download Ubuntu image
Next, we will download the Ubuntu image for Termux. Type the following command:
Step 5: Run the Ubuntu installation script
Now we will run the Ubuntu installation script by typing:
chmod +x ubuntu.sh bash ubuntu.sh
this will install the Ubuntu chroot in the Termux home directory.
Step 6: Start Ubuntu in Termux
Once the installation is complete, you can start Ubuntu in Termux by typing:
Step 7: Install X11 and GUI tools
To have GUI on Ubuntu we have to install X11 and GUI tools by typing:
apt install x11-repo apt install xorg lxde-core tightvncserver
Step 8: Start the VNC server
Now, start the VNC server by typing:
You will be prompted to set a password for the VNC server. So set that.
Step 9: Connect to the VNC server
Now you can connect to the VNC server by using a VNC client on your Android device, setting the IP address as localhost, and using the port and password set in step 8.
Now, you should now have a fully functional Ubuntu GUI running in Termux. Keep in mind that the performance may not be as good as running Ubuntu on a dedicated machine, but it can be a useful tool for testing or development purposes. If you got any error, just comment down.