GNURoot Debian APK

Published by: Corbin Champion

APK Details

Size8.12 MB
CompatibilityAndroid 2.2 and up
Ad supportedYes
ReleasedApr 27, 2015
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GNURoot Debian APK Derscription

GNURoot Debian provides a method for you to install and use Debian and its associated applications/packages alongside Android.

This does NOT require root.
A regular uninstall fully cleans up after this application.
This is expandable and you will be able to install your own applciations/packages into it.

Inside GNURoot Debian, you can create a root file system, launch into it, or delete it.

The moto is: "This ain't done, until everything* will run"
*everything == all linux, user space applications, without having to root your device. Some things (a small number of things), that actually require root will not work (like inserting a kernel module).

Please: file bugs, feature requests of view code here:

This work is now sponsored by Teradyne!

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APK Versions

Aug 3, 2018
v 0.7.0_armhf
  8.12 MB
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What's New:

GNURoot Debian has not been maintained in over a year and is broken in many ways.
So, I am sending new users to a new app called UserLAnd which has a paid active dev team, but is still open and does most of what GNURoot Debian did, but better.
You are now sent to UserLAnd in the following cases:
1) you are using android 8.0+, because GNURoot Debian is completely broken for those users.
2) you are creating a new rootfs (unless coming from GNURoot Octave or GNURoot Runescape Installer)