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Is it possible, or are there any plans to install Android on a regular PC?

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I think that would be pretty darn cool to have an Android OS on a PC. I'd set it up for dual boot it in a New York minute if it was possible. I imagine it would be blazing fast on a PC, being that it's pretty fast on a little phone with only a 1Ghz cpu and 512 ram.

Thoughts???
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I dont think so, I'm pretty sure it's not written for x86
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Sup.

http://www.android-x86.org/

Also a couple netbooks that dual boot Windows/Android I believe.
    
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Wow... cool. I'm going to work in a few. Now I have something to read about at work. Thanks for the link.

EDIT: and I just so happen to have an EeePC also.
Edited by stanglx302 - 1/4/11 at 10:01am
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You can install the SDK.... Android is a Java-like VM.

There really is no reason you would install it on as a desktop primary OS... no GPS, no phone, missing drivers, no touchscreen, etc.
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Well..a worst OS than Windows or Linux or OSX, made for mobile phones, with tramendusly less functions and possibilities than the real deals, on a PC? N.....o.
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Originally Posted by stanglx302 View Post
I think that would be pretty darn cool to have an Android OS on a PC. I'd set it up for dual boot it in a New York minute if it was possible. I imagine it would be blazing fast on a PC, being that it's pretty fast on a little phone with only a 1Ghz cpu and 512 ram.

Thoughts???
I imagine that would be like a very stripped down x86 Linux install
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