Ubuntu Touch X86 Emulator: Better Emulator Performance, Faster Startup [Ubuntu Installation Instructions]

Yesterday I wrote about installing Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ARM) in Ubuntu, but as you’ve probably noticed from the video or from your own experience if you’ve installed it, the ARM emulator is very slow.There’s a preview Ubuntu Touch Emulator x86 image that works a lot better than the ARM emulator and even though it’s available as a preview, it’s probably better to use that instead of the ARM emulator, so here’s how to install it.In my test, the x86 Ubuntu Touch Emulator did not only work very fast and fluid, but it also started very fast (in about 10-15 seconds) as opposed to the ARM emulator which takes minutes to start. Furthermore, in the ARM emulator article, I was telling you that setting the memory didn’t work in my test – well, this did work with the x86 emulator so I was able to set the emulator RAM to 1024mb. However, the x86 Ubuntu Touch Emulator test video below uses the defaults (so it has the memory set to 512mb).Known issues for Ubuntu Touch x86 Emulator:Nested mode is currently disabled (unity-system-compositor) as it crashes Unity8 (seems to be an issue with latest Mir from lp:mir/devel, as it also happens on

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