Saturday, November 30, 2019

Android 10 now on PC. Welcome everyone to Bliss OS 12

UPDATE: Sorry about that. The article did not upload from the Blogger APP Correctly.
Now edited and updated.



Welcome everyone to Bliss OS 12

https://www.blissos.org


Android 10 is now available for PC thanks to the new Updated Bliss OS 12 and even though they state that they are only in the Alpha Stage, it is looking good so far.

As the developer states, you can install this OS on any Linux , Windows or Chrome book PC. You can even install it on a Mac giving that you utilize a new hard drive and an older mac with an Intel processor.

Bliss OS is based on the open source project called Android Open Source projects. As the website dictates, "Bliss OS is an Open Source OS, based on Android, that incorporates many customization options and added security features." It is even compatible with ARM & ARM64 APPS. They have added configurations for many gamepads and profiles for Tincore Keymapper which allows users to play android games with controllers. I have used this Keymapper myself and it allowed me to remap screen touched to XBOX1 Controller buttons when I played Honkai Impact 3rd. So this does work even if the OS is in Alpha Stage.


The main focus was on design so that  the user has many options for customizations for devices and themes globally throughout the Operating System. The customization features are setup for many options from small screens to big screens and even the touch screens of course. There are also optimizations to make your PC "Battery Friendly" by adjusting different levels , giving you more control of what the PC actually uses when running on battery power.

Even though they have made this operating system fully customizable and pleasing to the eye does not mean they have skimped on the performance end. The OS is built "with a focus on speed and stability with tweaks to assist in the most demanding applications" according to the website. The OS lets the user choose between the Desktop or Tablet interface design based on the launcher that you utilize. The developer even states that you can mix the two together for a true customized experience.

You can even install Google play store so you can download your favorite apps and games.


Now the catch.

In order to download and use this new Alpha build you will have to sign up to become a tester. As the Developer stated on the GitHub Forums. It is not for the faint of heart. Also if you install, it is recommend that you install to a pre-existing NTFS partition or windows partition, and choose NOT to format from our USB installer. They also state that...
 "Team Bliss is not responsible in any way for anything that happens to your device in the process of installing".

I myself am going to go for broke and make a 100gb NTFS partition on a spare 500gb hard drive and see how it installs with no windows around, just a formatted partition. This should be an interesting venture.

I will be posting that video on Friday 12/06/2019, or possibly Saturday 12/07/2019, because I am also in the process of making the video for the PeachOS install and review. I will post the video on YouTube and here on the main website on the new Video channel page that I created to store my videos. I will keep you updated but check back frequently for updates. 😊


If you think you would like to give this Android system a try, just go ahead and follow the link and sign up for alpha testing while it is still in open signups. The developer stated...

"We have started our first round of testing for Bliss OS 12, based on Android 10".

Bliss OS 12 Alpha Signup

You should sign up as a alpha tester so that if you encounter a problem you can let the developer know easier than trying to send email through a website. as the developer has stated on the website as I have quoted the following 3 paragraphs below.

"These are to be considered "in development"" and are in no way intended for general use. We will expect any bug reports or issues to be accompanied by a log of some sort. Whether it's in the form of an attached file, or a link to a hastebin or something. It just has to be a log. If you post a screenshot, saying "it no workie", you won't get very far. We tend to only help those who help themselves." Consider them your personal Jesus Christ. (Matrix Pun)

"With that being said, the downloads are a little hidden this round. We added a secret download button to the website for our Bliss OS 12 alpha builds, and the secret code to reveal it is hidden within this first post (somewhere)"

"Please visit BlissRoms-x86.github.io and the Bliss OS 12 alpha testers section is just below the Downloads section. We have a text box or Bliss-Bot there for you to type the secret code. Once you get it right, the download button will show and Bliss-Bot will go bye bye :'("

Just remember that Bliss OS 12 is not a stable release as of yet, but they are making progress
The GitHub Distro site only has release 11.10

When you go to the download page, the developer has made a little Easter egg type access to get the newest download. I went to message the developers on twitter and when I saw the main page banner I figured it out.



The password is ..... well I will not reveal that. It is on the development thread page. They specifically ask for others not to share it because it ruins the fun for everyone. So I am sorry, but I will not go against a developers wishes. 👍🌌

If you do find the secret code, please don't share it. Let the others here have some of the fun too 
Hint 1: If you follow us on Twitter, you would have guessed it by now 
Hint 2: The secret code is all lowercase. 
Hint 3: Just keep reading the OP till you get to the secret code 

Have fun reading, and hope to see some bug reports soon  "


Bliss OS 12

If you are feeling really adventurous you can always just build the OS yourself. The specifications for building the OS yourself have been provided. Just follow the instructions on the GitHub that the developer has provided.

Bliss Rom for PC build

  • Latest Ubuntu LTS Releases https://www.ubuntu.com/download/server
  • Decent CPU (Dual Core or better for a faster performance)
  • 8GB RAM (16GB for Virtual Machine)
  • 250GB Hard Drive (about 170GB for the Repo and then building space needed)

I will also post the rest of the install warnings with links to the guides so if you have any questions you can hit up the developers directly and your communicate with your coevals in the forums. Everything after this point is directly from the website.

Please familiarize yourself with the methods of install as well as what could go wrong before moving forward. Please make sure you download the correct version of Bliss for your specific device. The links are labeled clearly.

We have moved the instructions to be a part of our docs site
**Please Note**
For this release, we recommend you install to a pre-existing NTFS partition or windows partition, and choose NOT to format from our USB installer.

  • For the main instructions to get going with Bliss OS, you can check out our Installation Guide
  • If you get into a bind with your install, you should see our Troubleshooting section
  • For the few addons and other info we have for Bliss OS installs, you can check out our Extras section
  • And if you're ready to start building and testing new things, you can check out the Bliss OS Build Guide
  • When you are ready to contribute back to the project, we also have a Git Started guide to help get things rolling with our Gerrit.


If you appreciate everything that this OS is and represents, then give the developers a shout out on twitter.

@Jackeagle
@electrikjesus
@rwaterspf1
@Makaveli_da_dev
@ElfinJNoty
@BitOBSessiOn
@customworx
@nilac
@sixohtew
@aclegg2011
@Roger.T
@T.M.Wrath
@kanttii
@rev3nt3ch
@techfreak243
@SuperDroidBond
@USA_RedDragon
@bcrichster
@deadmanxXD
@krittin98
@BlackScorpion
@techexhibeo
@droidbot
@siphonay
@pacer456
@nitin1438
@theGeekyLad
@kunalshah912
@regalstreak
@lordarcadius

"A huge thanks to Chainfire, CM/LineageOS, Android-x86, Jide, @farmerbb & all the other developers who work hard to keep all the great features coming! We really appreciate all your knowledge & hard work!"


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