In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Genymotion on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Genymotion is an android emulator that provides a virtual Android environment that enables you to test various android applications over various virtual devices for purposes of testing or application development. It is also a great tool if you want to play Android games on your computer.
Install Genymotion on Ubuntu 20.04
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Install VirtualBox.
Now Install Virtual Box using the following command:
sudo apt install virtualbox
Step 3. Downloading and Install Genymotion on the Ubuntu system.
Download the Genymotion Linux package from the official website:
Next, make the binary installer executable and run it to install Genymotion:
chmod +x genymotion-3.1.2-linux_x64.bin ./genymotion-3.1.2-linux_x64.bin
######################## Installing for all users. Installing to folder [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]. Are you sure [y/n] ? y - Trying to find VirtualBox toolset .................... OK (Valid version of VirtualBox found: 6.1.10_Ubuntur138449) - Extracting files ..................................... OK (Extract into: [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]) - Installing launcher icon ............................. OK Installation done successfully. You can now use these tools from [/opt/genymobile/genymotion]: - genymotion - genymotion-shell - gmtool
Step 3. Accessing Genymotion.
After the installation, you can find Genymotion in the Application Menu of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
That’s all you need to do to install Genymotion on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the Genymotion Android Emulator, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.